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Ingenuity Towards Animals

Trans-Canada-wildlife overpass

Animal Bridges

Animals bridges, which may also be known as ecoducts or wildlife crossings, are structures that allow animals to safely cross human-made barriers like highways. A wildlife crossing is the broadest term and can include: underpass tunnels, viaducts, overpasses and bridges, amphibian tunnels, fish ladders, culvets and green roofs.

Netherlands Animal Bridge

Wildlife crossings are a practice in habitat conservation, allowing connections or reconnections between habitats and combating habitat fragmentation. more

 


Ingenious Wildlife Overpasses

Crab crossings at Christmas Island National Park, Australia

In Littleton, Colorado, a suburb of Denver that was forcefully inserted into miles of open prairie land back in the late ’80s. This is where the sprawling eastern plains meet the Hogbacks, the very beginnings of the Rocky Mountains. 25 years later, we still have more open space than most areas of suburban Denver, but the buildup of a major highway and a network of suburbs has disconnected the deer, coyotes, bears, and mountain lions from their natural thoroughfare between the plains and the mountains. more

An “animal bridge” helps wildlife cross the road in one of          Montana’s national parks

 

 


Whitehorse Fishladder

One of Yukon Energy's key values is to ensure we operate in an environmentally-responsible manner. The fishladder and the fish hatchery are examples of this.

Whitehorse Salmon Fishladder Yukon River Canada

They are helping to ensure the survival of the Yukon River's Chinook salmon run.At the interpretation centre in the fishladder, you can view fish through the underwater window and learn more about the salmon and other species from displays inside the building and the viewing platforms above the Yukon River. more CBC

Jesse Trerice, manager at Whitehorse fish ladder, with one of the last chinook salmon to be counted at the fish ladder this summer.

New Product Showcase


 
 
Acoustical Surfaces
Acoustical Surfaces Inc. has been solving soundproofing, noise control, acoustical and vibration problems for over 25 years.

ACT-D'mand Kontrols Systems
At the push of a button, the ACT, Inc. Hot Water D'MAND Kontrols® System circulate the ambient temperature water in the hot water lines back to...

American Bicycle Security
American Bicycle is the Premier Manufacture of Bicycle Lockers and supplier of related equipment.

Architectural Facades Unlimited
Architectural Facades Unlimited’s ornamental cast stone is an affordable solution to achieve the classic feel of yesterday, the modernism of today, and the...

Bamcore
We specializing in the design and manufacture of bamboo based building materials for the Residential & low-rise Commercial construction industry.

Chromscape
Worldwide, the ChromaScape family of brands provides industry-leading innovation, commitment to customer partnerships and market-driven solutions to...

CTW Eng. Glazing Systems
C.T.W. has been providing Engineered Glazing solutions since 1972 to Architects, Designers & Contractors across North America.

DA-LITE
Founded in 1909, Da-Lite Screen Company is the leading producer of high quality commercial and residential projection screens worldwide.

Fabritec Structures
FabriTec Structures, LLC is a leading a design/build contractor specializing in tensile membrane architecture.

Fabri-Trak
FabriTRAK® was invented in 1977 and quickly became the market leader in providing upholstered and acoustical wall treatments and finishes throughout...

Harlequin Corp
Harlequin Floors is widely recognized as the world leader in advanced technology flooring for dance, performing arts, entertainment and display

Irritrol - Toro
Access irrigation, lighting, water features and pumps from a single wireless cloud-base interface through the same controller you have owned for years.

Miami Awning
For over 88 years Miami Awning has been a nationally recognized innovator in awning design, engineering and application.

Organizers Direct
Organizers Direct builds high quality custom cabinets & organization systems for closets, garages, pantries... 

Presto Geosystems
Presto Geosystems® is an industry leading manufacturer of innovative and eco-friendly products & solutions for stormwater and soil stabilization.  
   
Redland Brick
Redland Brick manufactures a complete line of face brick, pavers, and thin brick supplying both the architectural and residential markets.

Schweiss Doors
Schweiss is the go-to door professional. We manufacture and install low maintenance custom one piece hydraulic doors that lift

Sun Glow Window Covering
Since 1983, Sun Glow Window Covering Products of Canada Ltd. has specialized in the development, production, installation, servicing and...

T2 Site Amenities
T2 Site Amenities supplies upscale recyclers, benches, planters, bike racks, meeting room products, Fire and Water features.

Toro Irrigation
As a leading worldwide provider of innovative turf, landscape, rental and construction equipment, and irrigation and outdoor lighting solutions…

Unique Lighting - Toro
Unique Lighting Systems® is the only manufacturer providing system solutions for lighting.

Innovators - A Look Back

 

Carter Manny Jr.
1919 - 2017
“He put the 'gentle' in gentleman”
- His wife, Maya Moran Manny

Manny had a remarkably varied career, serving as a partner at one of Chicago's top postwar architectural firms, C.F. Murphy Associates, and directing the Graham Foundation for Advanced


 

Studies in the Fine Arts, a Chicago organization that makes research grants to architects around the world. He also crossed paths with leading figures of 20th century art and architecture, among them artist Alexander Calder. To honor... more

 

Abba Tor
1924- 2017
“Concrete is dumb, It doesn’t know for whom it is being poured”

 

Associated with Eero Saarinen and Louis I. Kahn, pillars of modern architecture, Mr. Tor worked with Mr. Saarinen on the John Deere World Headquarters in Moline, Ill., and the Vivian Beaumont... more NBM

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