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A Fun-Filled Quarter at Blackstone

December 9, 2021

Written by Allison Wakefield, Marketing Coordinator The last quarter of the year has presented Blackstone with many opportunities to gather as a company and celebrate its successes with our clients and employees.  Blackstone Birthday Bash After a year of waiting due to COVID, we finally hosted our 10-year (really our 10th plus one-year anniversary), Blackstone Birthday Bash, in October. The event was held at The Venue in Leawood and provided the perfect atmosphere for food, drinks, music, and great conversation for our employees, clients, and vendors. Everyone who attended was met with delicious appetizers, desserts, and a cup full of Blackstone swag as a thank you. We were thankful that all our employees attended this great event and could get an updated staff photo! The Bash allowed many of our newer employees a chance to meet with clients as well as the employees from our out-of-state offices.  Annual Chili Cook-Off To continue building time for our employees to gather socially and enjoy some fun we…
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Advancements in Blackstone’s Geospatial Services: Increasing GPS Collection Spatial Accuracy and Streamlining Data Collection

January 8, 2021

Many environmental and civil engineering projects require accurate spatial locating for data collection and surveying in the field, and Blackstone is pleased to announce two exciting new advancements to our UAV and Geospatial Service Line. The first advancement is related to increasing our GPS collection spatial accuracy and secondly to streamline data collection. (more…)
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Welcome Dane Nguyen & Aaron Wilson

June 5, 2020

Dane Nguyen, Project Engineer, has joined Blackstone's Overland Park, Kansas office. He holds a Master of Science and a Bachelor of Science both in Environmental Engineering from the Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) in Rolla, Missouri. (more…)
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COVID-19 Practices

March 24, 2020

The Blackstone team is committed to following local, state and national COVID-19 guidelines. A majority of our staff is working from home, but we are ensuring essential environmental compliance commitments are completed through cautious field work and sampling. (more…)
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Megan Ostrand Joins Blackstone as Environmental Scientist

February 25, 2020

Blackstone Environmental is excited to welcome Megan Ostrand, Environmental Scientist, to our Overland Park, Kansas office. She holds a Master of Science in Soil Science and a Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources Management both from the North Dakota State University (NDSU). (more…)
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Alternative Earthen Final Cover Services

April 23, 2019

Blackstone Environmental provides design, monitoring and evaluation services to landfills in the implementation and management of the Alternative Earthen Final Cover (AEFCs). Native grasses, wild flowers, shrubs and trees are key for areas surrounding landfills to eventually mimic the natural state before landfill development, and sustained biodiversity as a result of trees and grasses will provide food sources for different wildlife species. (more…)
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Project Profile: Stormwater Channel Restoration

January 29, 2019

Blackstone Environmental recently provided water resource engineering to an industrial facility in Nebraska to assist in replacement of an undersized storm water culvert and restoration of channel riprap lining and vegetation. (more…)
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Blackstone’s Emily Smart receive EPA L.E.A.F.S. Award

April 25, 2018

Blackstone Environmental is pleased to announce that Emily Smart was among the named recipients of an EPA L.E.A.F.S. award made to the City of Dubuque on Thursday, April 19, 2018, for their work on the Peoples Natural Gas Superfund Site redevelopment in Dubuque, IA. (more…)
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