Friends of the Woods and Wetlands Group Receives Distinguished Service Award

Congratulations to the Landis Homes group of environmental volunteers, the Friends of the Woods and Wetlands, who recently received LeadingAge PA’s Distinguished Service Award for the 2018 Volunteer of the Year Award.  “This award recognizes individuals or groups who have enhanced the quality of life of seniors through volunteer work for the benefit of the […]

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Wetlands

Wetlands Provide Numerous Benefits to Us

Over the years, LandStudies has worked on a variety of wetland creation and restoration projects across the greater Lancaster County area, which you can learn about here. This work is invaluable because wetlands are invaluable. They provide us with multiple benefits described below. Wetlands Provide Flood Control Wetlands act like sponges, trapping and slowly releasing […]

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Big Spring Run Wetland

Wetland Revival at Big Spring Run

LandStudies was part of a collaborative effort to transform Big Spring Run into a new, thriving wetland ecosystem. Environmental engineers, geologists, botanists, landowners and F&M students provided 8 years of scientific research and monitoring that allowed LandStudies to design this project. The project will improve water quality in the watershed, create improved wildlife habitat, and […]

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Part-time Administrative Assistant

LandStudies, Inc. is an award-winning environmental design build firm with experience since 1989 using natural systems to improve the environment. We are recognized throughout the mid-Atlantic region for our innovative, sustainable work restoring streams, floodplains, and wetlands, and creating natural landscapes with a goal of improving water quality and wildlife habitat. This is an exciting […]

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The Impact of Hyporheic Exchange on Stream Temperature in Restored Systems

LandStudies’ project along Kurtz Run in Lancaster County shows promise as an example of how floodplain restoration can result in improvement of hyporheic exchange within the system and how that improvement can benefit the health of the system.   Issue One of the leading topics of discussion over the years in regard to stream health […]

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Employee Spotlight: Eric Lyons, RLA

Eric Lyons is a Registered Landscape Architect and Project Manager specializing in sustainable site design and green master planning through the use of native plants, stormwater best management practices, and watershed planning. Eric applies his love of sustainable design to his work with communities and clients. His most recent work includes the landscape design for […]

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Sustainable Landscape Estimator/Project Manager

LandStudies, Inc. is an award winning environmental design/build firm with experience since 1989 using natural systems to improve the environment. We are recognized throughout PA and the mid-Atlantic region for our innovative, sustainable work restoring streams, floodplains, and wetlands, and creating natural landscapes with a goal of improving water quality and wildlife habitat. This is […]

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Lancaster Native Plant and Wildlife Festival 2018

LandStudies will be exhibiting at the Lancaster Native Plant and Wildlife Festival hosted by Habitat MT this Saturday, April 28th at Overlook Park in Manheim Township. This kid-friendly event is free and open to the public from 9am-4pm. Events throughout the day include: Native Plant Vendors, Art & Craft Vendors, Kids Activities, Environmental Organization Educational […]

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