It’s all uphill now for Aspen-Snowmass

The Aspen Times details SE Group’s work with the City of Aspen develop a recreation plan that will provide recommendations, goals and policies for various forms of uphill recreation, whether it’s skiing, backcountry touring, hiking, or mountain biking.

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Uncover the Magic of Your Park

Adventure Park Insider | Winter 2019

SE Group Landscape Architect Adam Portz writes about how the outdoor environment of adventure parks can enhance the guest experience beyond adrenaline, challenge, and thrill.

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Introducing the Beavers and the Steep Gullies

Travis Beck, Director of Environmental Services, spoke with the NSAA Journal about the expansion project at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area. SE Group partnered with Arapahoe Basin to help respond to public concerns, find alternatives to minimize impact, and navigate the planning and permitting with regard to the National Environmental Policy Act.

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Green is the New White

SE Group Landscape Architects Patrick Olstad and Jason Hoover presented an article in the July 2018 issue of Ski Area Management about the importance of resort landscaping designed for non-winter use.

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Bogus Basin Opens New Summer Operations

Bogus Basin recently opened for its first full Summer Season, offering new attractions including a mountain coaster, tubing hill and trampoline. SE Group worked with Bogus Basin to complete a Strategic Master Plan that identified the establishment of new summer activities.

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Master Plan for Chester Village Center Receives Awards

SE Group is pleased to announce that “Rediscovering Chester: A Master Plan for Chester Village Center for the Town of Chester, Vermont has been recognized with two planning awards—Plan of the Year by Vermont Planners Association and a Merit Award by the Vermont ASLA!

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NSAA 2018 National Tradeshow Presentation

Claire Humber and John Ashworth are once again teaming up to lead a panel discussion at the upcoming NSAA National Tradeshow and Convention in Marco Island, FL.  “Preparing for Change: Planning for an Unknown Future” will address the changing expectations of guests and the evolving demands on resort facilities.

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SE Group attends Forest Service NEPA Roundtables

The Forest Service recently hosted Regional Roundtables to solicit feedback and discuss ideas, strategies, and tactics to improve the way the agency implements the NEPA process and engages with permittees, stakeholders, and the public.

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Building a Ski Resort From Scratch

Chris Cushing, Director of Mountain Planning + Design, spoke with Blueprint, presented by CBRE about the nuanced and complex process of ski resort planning; especially when it involves a brand new ski area.

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A recent article in the New York Times highlighted the efforts to develop and maintain backcountry ski areas in Vermont.  Watch a RASTA video showing the work they do and concluding with  the fifth annual Vermont Backcountry Forum, an event that included presentations and sponsorship by SE Group.

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