Oliver has worked on a number of professional planning, design, and restoration projects. Below is a sample of some of them.

Glenwood Park


An urban park in Bridgeport receives a makeover in the form of a native riparian buffer comprised of over new 2000 plugs and 100 shrubs.



Wakeman Town Farm

A community farm in Westport, CT gets some help with removing invasive plants and creating new native ecosystems.



Meadow Conversion

A disturbed patch of ground in Weston, CT becomes an experimental meadow instead of a traditional seeded lawn.



Seaside Village

In this collaborative project with Yale's Urban Design Workshop, a coastal community in Bridgeport, CT becomes the site of a stormwater pilot project.



Hicks-Stearns Family Museum

A Victorian residence on historical Tolland Green receives a major overhaul to rehabilitate its heirloom plantings -- and add new specimens including a rain garden.



Connecticut Flower & Garden Show

With some careful planning and some horticultural tricks, visitors to the Connecticut Flower & Garden Show were treated to highlights from all four seasons in this award-winning display.



Pond Restoration

A pair of ponds in Greenwich, CT get a riparian buffers to alleviate algal blooms in the Summer.



A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise.


Aldo Leopold, A Sand County Alamanc

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