SE Group’s Claire Humber Elected to ASLA Council of Fellows


SE Group’s Claire Humber will be elevated to the American Society of Landscape Architect’s (ASLA) Council of Fellows during a ceremony this November, along with 27 other members. Election to the Council of Fellows is among the highest honors the ASLA bestows on their members for their career contributions and achievements within the industry.

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SE Group Project Wins VTASLA Award for Planning, Research, and Analysis


SE Group’s Minnesota Discovery Center Master Plan project has received the Vermont Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects’ 2022 Award of Excellence for Planning, Research, and Analysis.

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Capital Suggestions


Ski Area Management January 2022

Capital investments are a critical aspect of master planning for any resort – and the amount of data that can inform these decisions has dramatically risen in the last 10 years. So where does one begin?

SE Group has been guiding ski areas and resorts through capital planning since its inception in 1958. And in this article for Ski Area Management, CEO Kent Sharp joins a panel of experts to talk about growth and maintenance capital in this ever-changing environment.

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Unpack Your Assumptions


Ski Area Management November 2021

COVID has forced a broad rethinking of resort operations, the guest experience, and the use of space. In this article for Ski Area Management, Carolyn McShea and Claire Humber examine the operational assumptions that COVID disproved – and how resorts can continue to turn last year’s challenges into this year’s opportunities.

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Lift-Served Mountain Biking


NSAA Journal  Summer 2021

SE Group’s  Patrick Olstad and Drew Pollck-Bruce co-authored an article about the potential for lift-served mountain biking growth opportunities at ski areas and mountain resorts. Their findings are based on the insights and trends identified in a national survey of current riders and guests.

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Montpelier Elementary School Playground


Advocate, Vermont Recreation and Parks Association Newsletter Summer 2020

SE Group’s Tom Hand and Drew Pollak-Bruce provide insight to the recently completed Montpelier Union Elementary School Playground project, and how the new design achieves key upgrades to the school facilities and grounds while providing education and play opportunities for students and the community at large.

 

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Moving Forward


Ski Area Management magazine

SE Group’s Claire Humber, along with Collaboratory’s Regina Connell and Bull Stockwell Allen’s John Ashworth, discuss best practices as resorts begin to re-open during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Vermont Planners Association Recognizes SE Group Projects


Two SE Group projects have been recognized by the Vermont Planners Association as part of its annual awards program.  The City of South Burlington’s Market Street Reconstruction Project was awarded Project of the Year, and Enosburg Falls Vital Village Master Plan won Plan of the Year.

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SE Group Presenting at the 2019 Northern New England APA Conference


Mark Kane, APA ASLA and Ellie Wachtel are presenting at this year’s NNECAPA Annual Conference at Mount Washington Resort in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire. “The Town Forest Planning Toolkit: Supporting recreation planning in small towns” will focus on the planning process undertaken by 10 Town Forests in Vermont to develop action-based forest recreation plans.

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SE Group Hosts the Rail Trail Roundup


SE Group’s Recreation Planning team is working in partnership with The Path Less Pedaled on the Missisquoi Valley Rail Trail Wayfinding, Marketing and Branding Project.

Watch a video created by The Path Less Pedaled of the recent Rail Trail Roundup, which takes a behind the scenes look at the planning and public engagement process.

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