Idaho State Cemetery
As the lead landscape architecture firm, Beck and Baird led an interdisciplinary design team selected by the state of Idaho to design the first veteran cemetery in the state.
Coordinated all aspects of the project and facilitated approval of the complex design with IDVS, DPW, USVSA, local and federal legislators, and local agencies with jurisdiction. Assisted in the selected of the preferred contractor and was in charge of all construction administration of the $9.6 million dollar project.
Beck and Baird developed the park expansion master plan and construction documents for this 74 acre destination camp park.
Campground included 32 full service units, 96 overnight units, and 14 tent units. Park amenities were picnic shelters, comfort station, restrooms, two panoramic viewing decks, and a fish cleaning station.
The master plan design entailed relocation of the highway, road, and camp loops layouts. Implemented a four lane boat launch with floating docks in conjunction with and 87 space parking lot and 80 slip marina
Eagle Island State Park
Beck and Baird brought together a design team with local and regional experience in recreation and parks and natural resource planning to design the Eagle Island State Park.
Dan Baird was on the first planning team for the General Development Plan in the early 1980's. Beck and Baird created a master plan for the park that would deal with ecological and human needs. Considered an important link in long range greenbelt and open space plans.
Walcott State Park
Services provided by Beck and Baird were trail construction documents.
Evaluated three miles of existing trails to meet current Bureau of Reclamation ADA accessibility criteria.
Ada/Eagle Community Park
Beck and Baird, Ada County and City of Eagle met with community groups and interested citizens to determine the needs and desires for an 85 acre site.
Beck and Baird facilitated workshops and meetings with community groups to determine site use and methods and opportunities for funding.
This process allowed direct feedback from community representatives, thus allowing for a better understanding of the project, needs of the users, and compromises necessary between the various user groups.
Broadway Chinden Wetland Mitigation
Beck and Baird developed the wetland mitigation design and construction documents that encompassed three acres.
Wetland was developed to mitigate disturbance to riparian zones along Boise River.
Developed in close coordination with the City of Boise to assure ease of maintenance and to meet the Park Department’s standards.