WRD Environmental is an ecological consulting firm that creates and fosters environmentally responsible landscapes. Based in Chicago, Ill., the firm offers services, ranging from creating wildlife sanctuaries, reducing urban heat islands, reviving degraded land to complementing green building initiatives through ecological design. The company designs, installs, manages and consults on projects that conserve natural resources, promote sustainability and cultivate biodiversity. It also handles water management services, such as wetlands restoration, storm water management, porous pavement systems and shoreline stabilization. WRD Environmental has affiliations with organizations and action groups, like U.S. Green Building Council, Chicago Climate Action Plan, Midwest Ecological Landscape Association and Illinois Landscape Contractors Association to mention a few.