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2015-08-26_Rochester Office News Update

Rochester Group Updates Office Space

After 15 years at our Rochester office located in the Village Gate complex on Goodman Street, EDR has redesigned its office space. Recently completed and occupied, the result is a more “studio” like space with more contemporary layout and atmosphere, and we are so pleased with the outcome!  Currently there are six full-time EDR staff […]

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CFA Season 2015

EDR wishes the very best to all of our clients who submitted Consolidated Funding Applications for the 2015 funding cycle! Once again, we were proud to partner with a group of dedicated communities and organizations on some outstanding applications this year. The proposed projects are as diverse as the clients themselves, and each has the […]

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New Faces at EDR

More new faces! We are pleased to welcome Christy Conley and Vernon Zoeckler to the EDR team. Christy joins our Planning & Site Design studio with recent experience as a graduate assistant at SUNY ESF. Prior to her graduate studies, Christy worked for landscape design companies in Larchmont and Eastchester (NY), doing landscape design, graphics, […]

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New Faces at EDR

EDR is pleased to welcome Erica Tauzer to our Planning & Site Design Studio!  Erica comes to EDR with recent experience as an urban forestry educator for Cornell Cooperative Extension, where she promoted the use of trees as green infrastructure for the City of Syracuse through Onondaga County’s Save the Rain program. Prior to that […]

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2015-05-19_NYWEA Event

NYWEA Workshop on Keys to Maintaining Green Infrastructure

EDR Project Manager Greg Liberman will be directing a workshop on maintaining green infrastructure on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). The event is sponsored by the New York Water Environmental Association (NYWEA) Stormwater Taskforce in partnership with Monroe County Department of Environmental Services and RIT. The workshop will provide […]

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EDR at the 8th Annual Owasco Lake Day

With a summer breeze blowing off of Owasco Lake at the Emerson Park Pavilion, EcoLogic and EDR engaged community members at the 8th annual Owasco Lake Day.  Visitors of all ages learned about Cayuga County’s initiative to update the 2001 Owasco Lake Watershed Management Plan.  We tested visitors’ knowledge of the Owasco Lake watershed, explained […]

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2015 JP Morgan Corporate Challenge

2015 J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge

  On June 9, 2015, 6,989 runners and walkers from 261 companies (including EDR) helped Syracuse stage its 33rd JP Morgan Corporate Challenge.  The entrants contributed to a very patriotic cause, Honor Flight Syracuse, which has embarked on an ambitious mission to transport veterans from World War II and beyond to Washington DC, at no […]

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New Faces at EDR

We are very pleased to welcome (pictured above from left to right) Jacob Runner, Ely Margolis, Nicholas Freeland, and Allison Wetherbee to EDR! Jacob Runner has joined EDR as an Environmental Analyst based in our Syracuse, NY office. Prior to joining EDR, Jacob was a Senior Research Support Specialist at the Thousand Islands Biological Station in […]

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2015-05-19_NYWEA Event

NYWEA Presentation: Benefits of Municipal Stormwater Planning

EDR’s Greg Liberman is the Chairperson of the New York Water Environment Association’s (NYWEA’s) Stormwater Task Force. He will be presenting “Benefits of Municipal Stormwater Planning” on behalf of NYWEA at a panel presentation to local elected officials entitled “Your Community’s Biggest Capital Investment: What You Need to Know About Your Water/Wastewater Facility” on Wednesday […]

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EDR kicks off Ontario County Agricultural Enhancement Plan

EDR has begun working with the Ontario County Planning Department and Agricultural Enhancement Board to update the county’s Agricultural Enhancement Plan, originally published in 2000. The project, which is funded in part through a grant from the New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets, will help to identify the critical local and regional resources […]

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