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Find Out About Our Company, Services and the Results of Our Decades of Experience

Founded by Jeff Thompson in 1996, Thompson Environmental Planning & Design Limited provides comprehensive consulting services in Environmental Planning, Ecological Design and Arboriculture. With over 30 years of experience, we are a group of devoted professional environmental biologists, arborists and ecologists with a passion for practical solutions.

At Thompson Environmental we facilitate creative solutions for competing land-use interests.  We achieve this by integrating a full range of natural resource issues into a proposed design. Our simple and efficient planning strategies account for limited time and financial resources.

Staff Hold the following Certifications and Accreditations:

  • American Rainwater Catchment Systems, Rainwater Harvesting Accredited Professional
  • American Society of Consulting Arborists, Academy Graduate
  • Certified Arborist, International Society of Arboriculture, Kitchener, Ontario
  • Certified Wetland Evaluator, Ministry of Natural Resources, Ontario

Project Awards

Conservation Award
(Kitchener-Waterloo Field Naturalists)

Environmental Achievement Award
(Ontario Ministry of Environment and Energy)

The Exceptional and Distinguished Achievement in Great Lakes Ecosystem Improvement Award
(The International Committee for the Great Lakes during their State of the Great Lakes Ecosystem.)

Achieved LEED Platinum Status
(Environmental Studies 3 Building, University of Waterloo)

Urban Design Award
(City of Kitchener)

Low Impact Development Award
(Regional Municipality of Waterloo)

Storm Water Management Award
(Communities in Bloom)

Certificate of Merit for Service to the Environment
(Ontario Association of Landscape Architects)

Senior Staff Qualify as Expert Witnesses

Qualified as an expert witness at Ontario Land Tribunal, Ontario Superior Court, Provincial Offences Court and Small Claims Court with expertise in:

  • Natural Environment Issues
  • Provincially Significant Wetlands
  • Fish Habitat
  • Tree Assessment
  • Breeding Birds
  • Environmental Policy Area Boundaries
  • Urban Drainage and De-risking Flood Potential
  • Landscape Appraisal
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Native Plant Source is the horticultural and landscaping division of Thompson Environmental. A respected name in southern Ontario for over 25 years. Native Plant Source propagates, grows and sells Ontario native plant stock at its greenhouse. Native Plant Source also provides design and build services for purposeful landscapes such as rain gardens, pollinator gardens and habitat gardens.

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