Due Diligence

THINGS TO INVESTIGATE BEFORE YOU BUY LAND Buying a piece of property in the Blue Ridge Mountains is exciting with the anticipated mountain views, clear streams, and an escape from

THE POWER OF WATER

Considerations for Stormwater and Erosion Control We have all seen it, large rain storms causing water to move through a site and taking things with it.  Stormwater (water moving on

Chestnut Mountain Park Master Plan

Chestnut Mountain: Equinox Leading the Design of a 450-acre Nature Park in WNC.  Equinox was selected by the Town of Canton to lead the development of a nature-based outdoor recreation

Willow Pond Construction Underway

Equinox was hired by the NC Arboretum to produce a master plan, design development documents, and construction documents for enhancing Willow Pond. The planning and design process included site analysis,

A High, Ancient Landscape

Equinox Leads the Development of a Vision for Public Lands Rich with Biodiversity, Elk, and Fly Squirrels The Waterrock Knob region of Western North Carolina hosts some of the rarest

Equinox Project Earns LEED Certification

The New Belgium Brewing Company received LEED® certifications on all three of their Asheville facilities: the Liquid Center tasting room (Platinum), Brewery (Gold), and Distribution Center (Silver).  LEED® or Leadership

A Little Slice of Heaven

For Owen Carson, working as an ecologist in the world of conservation it’s not uncommon to find rare species of plants and animals on properties that he inventories – in fact,

Restoring an Urban Stream

Smack dab in the middle of New Belgium’s east coast brewery site is a creek that drains approximately 150 acres of West Asheville into the French Broad River. This watershed