Platte Farm Open Space Featured in LAM

Valerian is starting off 2024 with Platte Farm Open Space in the spotlight! The restorative landscape project is featured in the January edition of Landscape Architecture Magazine. The article details how a ‘Postindustrial Pastoral’ landscape was cultivated in a former superfund site and rehabilitated to a native prairie through dedicated neighbors and project partners over […]

COSA 2023 in Snowmass, CO

Valerian’s Brent Kaslon and Stacey Stickler were able to join the Colorado Open Space Alliance conference in beautiful Snowmass Colorado. Stacey spoke on the revival of Platte Farm Open Space with Justin Apfel of Matrix Design Group and Cincere Eades of Denver Parks & Recreation. They discussed the story of the Globeville community and how […]

CASFM 2023 at Keystone

The Valerian Team had an exciting week at the annual conference for the Colorado Association of Stormwater and Floodplain Managers at the Keystone Conference Center. Brent moderated InsTED Talks and presented on the Willow Creek wildlife corridor in Sterling Ranch alongside ICON Engineering and Matrix. Cassie presented on the Cherry Creek Major Drainageway Plan with […]

New Youth Ambassadors at Unnamed Creek

Valerian is thrilled to be working with another amazing group of students! The No Name Youth Ambassadors (NNYA) are working on a new project along the Unnamed Creek near Eaglecrest High School. As invaluable members of the Project Team, the youth ambassadors have contributed many design ideas that will work towards making the creek and […]

Community Open House – 48th Avenue Outfall

As part of the ongoing outreach efforts for the Washington Area Program of Projects, the Denver Department of Transportation and Infrastructure (DOTI) organized a Community Open House in Argo Park on April 28, 2022, to provide information on four projects in the Globeville Elyria Swansea (GES) neighborhoods. The four projects included: 48th Ave Outfall Lincoln […]

APA Colorado’s Public Engagement Award Winner – St. Charles Place Park

APA Colorado's Public Engagement Award Winner - St. Charles Place Park

Valerian received the APA Colorado Honors award for public engagement and the 2021 APA conference. Thank you to everyone involved who made this a successful project and a successful demonstration of public engagement. The vision for the renovation of St. Charles Place Park began as a means to connect two adjoining properties in the Cole […]

We Are Hiring!

Valerian is currently searching for a versatile landscape architect/landscape designer who wants to thrive in a small firm and add to our talented team. As a multidisciplinary team, Valerian is a place for individuals to grow and expand their experience to include a wide range of project types. We offer a generous benefit package with […]

Happy Holidays!

Enjoy a holiday greeting from your friends at Valerian. Sending you warmest of wishes for a joyous and relaxing holiday season.

Join our team!

We are hiring! Valerian is currently searching for a versatile landscape architect/landscape designer who wants to thrive in a small firm and add to our talented team. We are also looking for an irrigation designer to supplement our irrigation design team. As a multidisciplinary team, Valerian is a place for individuals to grow and expand […]

Toy Drive!

It is that time of the year again! This November Valerian is hosting a toy drive for our neighbors at Joshua Station. Joshua Station helps families make the transition from homelessness to a healthy, stable living environment. If you would like to join us in supporting this wonderful organization please bring toys to our office […]