Category: Paragon Success Stories

2023 CSSS Fellow Award Recipient Len Leskiw

July 19, 2023

Paragon’s founder, Leonard Leskiw, P.Ag., was recently named a Fellow of the Canadian Society of Soil Science. A rare accomplishment for anyone and even more so for an independent consultant.

We always knew he was a distinguished fellow – now it’s official!

Congratulations to Len for this recognition of your incredible career and umpteen contributions to soil science. Paragon continues to build on your dedication to conserving and enhancing our soil resources.

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10 Years!!!

July 14, 2023

Celebrating 10 years with Paragon – thank you Britt, Darcy, Konstantin, Leo, Mel, and Shobhana!

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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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