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November 19, 2014

Straughan’s Diana Gutierrez Re-Elected to USGBC Maryland Board of Directors!

Straughan's very own Diana Gutierrez was recently re-elected to a position on the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Maryland Chapter Board of Directors! The new term runs from 2015-2017. Please see the official press release from USGBC Maryland for…

May 8, 2014

NASA Selects Straughan to Provide Environmental Consulting for Johnson Space Center

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has selected Straughan Environmental, Inc., to provide environmental consulting services for the Johnson Space Center (JSC). The project is a $19.8 Million five-year contract, during which Straughan…

May 8, 2014

Salamanders Sally Forth – It Must Be Spring

By Kate Traut, Environmental Scientist Sure, I'm a tree-hugger. I've been called worse. Actually, I'm proud to be known to flip a log in search of a sleepy snake, to be the one to corral a lost bug out the door, to have dirt under my fingernails, and…

February 28, 2014

Small Project – Big Award

Straughan's Brooke Lane Off-Site Woodland Conservation Bank awarded Small Project of the Year by the County Engineers Association of Maryland (CEAM). Straughan, along with Prince George's County, employed two innovative solutions in the project. We leveraged…

May 8, 2013

Does Stream Restoration Really Work?

Does stream restoration really work? It's pretty controversial right now because the model that is being used by the Chesapeake Bay program for implementation of the Chesapeake Bay TMDL doesn't credit stream restoration realistically as a strategy to…