Category: Paragon Success Stories

Quantifying restoration success via natural recovery in forested areas following pipeline construction

February 1, 2023

As environmental consultants working with pipeline construction, we often think about the future of the land and its ability to recover. A study done by our own Brittany Flemming and Vince Futoransky, alongside Wade Pruett, has detailed a way to measure restoration success and more specifically, the success of the natural recovery approach. More cost-effective and less labour-intensive, with more diverse results? Read on:

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Happy 10th Year!

July 26, 2022

Happy 10 year work anniversary to Jackie Ayotte (not pictured) and Marla Bohm!

Thank you for your hard work and dedication.

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Ukraine fundraiser results

June 20, 2022

We were able to raise $5,528 for the Canada Ukraine Foundation in April and May of 2022. Thank you to everyone who donated!

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Worried about clubroot?

August 7, 2021

Check out the risk-based guidance document developed by Paragon and Canadian Energy Pipeline Association members here:

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Effects of woody debris and cover soil types on soil properties and vegetation 4–5 years after oil sands reclamation

August 23, 2021

Great article about the effects of woody debris and cover soil types, with data collected and analyzed by our own Katryna Forsch. Click on the link below to access the full article:

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Fundraising Results

July 6, 2021

We were able to raise $11,850 for Spirit NorthIndspire, and Legacy of Hope Foundation in just under a month. Thank you to everyone who donated!

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Irrigation Systems

June 30, 2021

Irrigation systems help farms and ranches access quality water consistently, to grow the veggies and meat that we love to eat. Our experts can assess if the soils and source of water are suitable for irrigation and help with your Agricultural Feasibility Report. Water you waiting for, give us a call!

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Paragon Infinity

May 12, 2021

We are pleased to announce Paragon Infinity, a partnership between Paragon Soil and Infinity Metis Corporation, the business arm of the Fort McMurray Metis (Local 1935)! This partnership builds a professional, educational and cultural relationship between the two companies through mutual advocacy, training, community engagement, and sharing of resources. Our President, Lee Waterman, is committed to making this partnership the model for how environmental consulting can integrate the knowledge and participation of Indigenous community members, to the benefit of all.

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Acquisition of Tor Land Resources Inc.

April 27, 2021

We are pleased to announce the recent acquisition of Tor Land Resources Inc., a small company of professionals specializing in the aggregate industry. Established in 1994, Tor Land provides exceptional plans and strategic support, applies the latest technology, and strives to meet and exceed legislative and regulatory compliance related to the industry. Welcome Tor Land to the Paragon family!

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From fuel source to garden soil booster

April 14, 2021

From fuel source to garden soil booster, peat moss can do it all! Paragon now provides comprehensive regulatory and technical support to Peat Harvest Developers, applying our expertise to prepare peat harvest applications. Our interdisciplinary team assists clients in navigating a complex regulatory framework, from exploration and approval, through to closure and reclamation, with the aim of minimizing risk to the environment. If you need help, what are you waiting for? Give us a call for peat’s sake 😊

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