December 10, 2013
Rebecca R. Rubin interviews artist and film-maker, Chris Jordan, about the horrific loss of Laysan Albatrosses.
November 14, 2013
Three Fredericksburg-area businesses were honored Wednesday at the local Chamber of Commerce’s annual Goodwill Awards event.
November 07, 2013
Fredericksburg-based environmental consulting firm Marstel-Day LLC recently won two contracts totaling $13 million for work supporting the U.S. Air Force and other federal agencies.
November 01, 2013
MARSTEL-DAY LLC, Fredericksburg, Va., was awarded a maximum $10,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for architect and engineering services for the Mobile District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to provide environmental, planning and encroachment management support to the U.S. Air Force, Office of the Civil Engineer Headquarters.
October 31, 2013
A locally based business that will allow people to share contact information with others at the same event using a subscription-based text messaging service won the inaugural Made in FredVA competition Wednesday night. Muster Me, a business idea that Libby O'Malley presented Wednesday, took home the $10,000 grand prize at the contest, which was patterned after ABC's popular "Shark Tank" television show.
October 24, 2013
The Fredericksburg area can better prepare for economic growth, creating "green" jobs and mitigating natural disasters.
Those are a few of the objectives in a new regional planning effort spearheaded by the University of Mary Washington and a group of area businesses and community partners.
The Climate, Environment and Readiness-CLEAR-plan would create a framework to discuss and help resolve climate change-imposed risks on families, cultural sites, the economy, natural resources and green spaces.
September 23, 2013
Celebrated conservation consulting firm Marstel-Day, LLC, has significantly expanded its offering of large group facilitation support—an innovative line of business the firm first undertook in resolving stakeholder conflict over dredging and dredge materials disposal in the San Francisco estuary and has refined in support of the Air Force and Navy, with exciting application for other organizations in the private, public and non-profit sectors.
September 19, 2013
Service provider companies can now obtain sustainability certification, which was previously only available to product manufacturers. Certification to NSF Protocol P391, North America's first protocol to define sustainable services, helps companies meet state and federal procurement guidelines for sustainable services as well as demonstrate their commitment to environmental, labor and social responsibility practices.
September 18, 2013
Our winter playgrounds are under siege - a loss of snowpack as a result of milder and shorter winters are conspiring to end generations of snow-dependent recreation across the globe, says extreme snowboarder, Jeremy Jones. In a newly- posted Vital Voices of the Environment interview with Marstel-Day President and CEO, Rebecca R. Rubin, Jones explains how shrinking glaciers and reduced snow are yet another casualty of climate change, and that without action the future is grim not just for recreationalists, but for businesses and downstream water users.
September 05, 2013
The new Fredericksburg headquarters for environmental consulting firm Marstel-Day, LLC provided the venue for a panel of small business advocates and Virginia Senator Mark Warner (D) to discuss small business incentive programs in Virginia and the Fredericksburg area in particular. The panel was sponsored by the Fredericksburg Economic Development Authority (EDA) and hosted by Marstel-Day.
August 28, 2013
For the fifth consecutive year, ZweigWhite names Marstel-Day to its Hot Firm List of fastest-growing US architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting firms.
August 26, 2013
Demonstrating extraordinary growth for the fifth consecutive year, Marstel-Day, LLC, was named to INC Magazine's annual list of the nation's fastest-growing companies overall and fastest growing environmental services firms in particular.
May 30, 2013
Fredericksburg VA-based environmental consulting firm Marstel-Day was one of only thirty companies awarded the 2013 Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE) EcoLeadership Award for its commitment to creating and maintaining a sustainable workplace.
May 26, 2013
"The opportunity is huge," says Rebecca Rubin, the founder, president and CEO of Marstel-Day. The risks facing businesses in managing water have created opportunities for a growing number of Virginia companies. Since Marstel-Day began operations in Fredericksburg in 2002, the environmental consulting firm has opened offices in California, Texas, Colorado and Mississippi, from which more than 100 employees help corporate clients minimize the consequences of (and contributions to) climate change.
May 07, 2013
Marstel-Day President and CEO Rebecca R. Rubin stated that Marstel-Day will relocate the company's Principal Office in Fredericksburg, VA to a new Marstel-Day "campus" across town, consisting of two buildings immediately adjacent to the Fredericksburg train station.
April 26, 2013
In the last two months of 2012, the commonwealth got 56 percent of its expected rainfall, yet the average Virginian took little note of the crisis at home. "We can still turn on the tap and water flows, so we think everything's okay," explains Rebecca Rubin, founder, president and CEO of Marstel-Day, a Fredericksburg-based environmental consulting firm specializing in water risk management.
April 29, 2013
Marstel-Day LLC in June plans to move its principal office to a pair of nearby buildings at the intersection of Wolfe and Prince Edward streets.
April 22, 2013
Dispelling any doubts about the existence of global warming and likelihood of dramatically-rising seas, oceanographer and author, John Englander, describes to Rebecca R. Rubin, host of Vital Voices of the Environment, why 50 feet of sea level rise is already a certainty, and how current models exclude wild-card events that could mean 6 feet of sea level rise in as little as 30 - 40 years.
April 22, 2013
In keeping with its long-standing tradition and policy of company-wide Earth Day participation, on Friday, April 19th, Marstel-Day, LLC celebrated its 12th Earth Day campaign with over one hundred empl oyees giving back to their communities and the environment across the nation.
April 22, 2013
Marstel-Day's Oakland California Office joined the City of Oakland's Office of Parks and Recreation in an Earth Day volunteer event to help repair and revitalize the Arroyo Viejo Community Garden, located in East Oakland, an underserved part of the City.
April 18, 2013
Marstel-Day recently received two environmental honors, and continued its run-up to Earth Day 2013 by joining the ranks of other US businesses that have signed a climate declaration urging the US government to take action to curb climate change.
April 16, 2013
The Federal Planning Division (FPD) of the American Planning Association has presented Marstel-Day, LLC with the 2012 "Outstanding Federal Planning Program Award" for the company's support of the U.S. Air Force Encroachment Management Program.
March 24, 2013
Every year on Earth Day, you won't find the employees of Marstel-Day at their offices. Instead, the staff joins together to spend the day out in the community, working on a volunteer project that is connected to the environmental consultancy's goals of conservation and sustainability. Chief executive Rebecca Rubin has sought to make this event an integral part of the Fredericksburg-based firm's workplace culture. In fact, when she moves to bring a new hire aboard, she includes a clause in the offer letter that states that participation in Earth Day service is mandatory.
February 14, 2013
NSF Sustainability, a division of global independent public health organization NSF International, has certified environmental management company Marstel-Day to North America's first sustainability assessment protocol for services and service providers - officially named NSF P391: General Sustainability Assessment Criteria for Services and Service Providers.
February 11, 2013
In January, Marstel-Day, LLC became the nation's first company to receive certification by the National Standards Foundation, International (NSFI) to P391, the General Sustainability Assessment Criteria for Services and Service Providers.
January 14, 2013
A new law finally removes the caps, which were $4 million for goods and services contracts and $6.5 million on manufacturing contracts.
January 17, 2013
Marstel-Day, LLC is pleased to announce that it was chosen to receive three Environmental Business Journal (EBJ) awards for 2012: one for business achievement for a small firm, one for social contributions, and one for project merit.
January 10, 2013
Marstel-Day, LLC announced today that Jennifer Graham has been named a Partner in the firm.
January 07, 2013
A plan to help sustain the Fredericksburg area's environment will be discussed during a symposium next week in Washington.
November 28, 2012
Rebecca R. Rubin, President and CEO of Marstel-Day, an award winning environmental consulting firm, announced that Marstel-Day and its "joint venture" partner, LRS Federal, have been awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract by the Veterans Administration.
November 16, 2012
On the evening of Tuesday November 13th 2012, the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce recognized Marstel-Day, LLC as its choice for Eco-Friendly Business of the Year.
November 14, 2012
Evan Hirsche, President of Wild Eyed Creative Services, LLC (WECS), a consultancy focused on implementing creative public engagement strategies in support of public lands, has joined the Marstel-Day Council of Advisors at the invitation of the company's president and founder, Rebecca R. Rubin.
August 22, 2012
For the fourth consecutive year, INC Magazine has named Marstel-Day, LLC to the Magazine's annual list of the nation's fastest-growing companies and fastest growing environmental services firms.
August 22, 2012
Marstel-Day, LLC today announced that it has been awarded the HUBZone "Corporate Citizen of the Year" award by the HUBZone Contractors National Council. The Council's award recognizes a HUBZone-certified company that has "...made significant contributions to improve the economic, educational, and/or social quality of its community."
August 22, 2012
For the fourth year in a row, the business management services firm, ZweigWhite, has named Marstel-Day to its Hot Firm List of fastest-growing US architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting firms.
July 18, 2012
As part of its tenth year anniversary celebration, Marstel-Day has issued its inaugural Climate Change Adaptation Plan and, separately,an inaugural Corporate Social Responsibility Report.
July 06, 2012
The SheEO Academy recently took a field trip to Marstel-Day, LLC. Marstel Day is an environmental consulting company headquartered in Fredericksburg, VA with offices also in Alexandria, VA;Oakland, CA; and Stennis Space Center, MS.
June 20, 2012
The National Wildlife Refuge Association is pleased to welcome Janice Mondavi of St. Helena, California, Rebecca Rubin of Fredericksburg, Virginia, James F. McClelland III of Washington, District of Columbia, and Kathy Woodward of Chatham, New Jersey to the NWRA Board of Directors, and to announce the election of Stuart Watson as the new Chair.
June 26, 2012
Marstel-Day Environmental Consulting was awarded in June, 2012 an Ecoleadership Award by The Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE). The award recognizes companies for their role as a visionary employer paving the way for an environmentally sustainable workplace. Marstel-Day was one of only 28 companies to receive recognition as an EcoLeader.
June 01, 2012
Diane Durden, a communications specialist supporting the G-5 office at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., was recognized for professional excellence in print journalism as part of the 2011 USMC Combat Correspondents and Division of Public Affairs Merit Award program.
May 30, 2012
Marstel-Day wins the Fredericksburg Regional Technology Council (FredTech) "Innovator of the Year" Award for integrating Geographical Information Systems (GIS) into the decision-making process.
May 11, 2012
Marstel-Day LLC has received a $10 million firm-fixed-price contract to provide environmental services for the U.S. Air Force through April 2016.
May 09, 2012
Marstel-Day, LLC has been awarded the 2012 EcoLeadership Award by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE) in recognition of its role as a visionary employer paving the way for an environmentally sustainable workplace.
April 27, 2012
The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) is pleased to announce that Fredericksburg, Virginia based Marstel-Day has joined the American Sustainable Business Council.
April 21, 2012
In celebration of its tenth anniversary, Marstel-Day, LLC amped up its Earth Day Campaign, with nearly 90 of its employees fanning out to help green the cities where the company is located - Oakland, CA and Fredericksburg and Alexandria, VA. The company's remote employees in Mississippi, North Carolina, and Ohio also participated in local events from those locations.
April 17, 2012
Will Travis, Retired SF Bay Conservation and Development Commission Executive Director, Joins Marstel-Day Advisory Council.
April 12, 2012
Rebecca R. Rubin, CEO and Managing Partner of Marstel-Day, LLC, an environmental and conservation consulting firm based in Fredericksburg, Virginia, today announced the addition of USMC Retired Major General E. Gray Payne to her firm's Advisory Council. In making the announcement, Rubin said, "Major General Payne's insight into Marine Corps issues, operations and the potential for further greening of the military will be invaluable to us."
April 10, 2012
Mayor Tom Tomzak signs the U.S. Mayors Climate Protection Agreement making Fredericksburg the 12th city in the state to do so. The agreement urges the federal and state governments to enact polices and programs to meet or beat the target of reducing global warming pollution levels to 7 percent below 1990 levels by 2012.
March 13, 2012
Marstel-Day, LLC, an environmental consulting firm founded in Virginia in 2002, has been recognized by DiversityBusiness.com as one of the Top 100 Diversity Owned Businesses in Virginia, and as one of the Top 100 Privately-held Businesses in VA.
February 28, 2012
Rebecca R. Rubin, President and CEO of MARSTEL-DAY, LLC, an environmental and conservation consulting firm based in Fredericksburg, Virginia, announced today that Marstel-Day has been awarded a $20M Single Award Task Order Contract (SATOC) to provide environmental support to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District over a five year period.
February 07, 2012
The Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce named Rebecca R. Rubin as recipient of its 2011 "Entrepreneur of the Year" award.
January 27, 2012
Marstel-Day Environmental Consulting, LLC has been recognized with SmartCEO Magazine's "Future 50" award. The award is given to 50 companies for their significant revenue and employee growth over the last three years.
January 25, 2012
Marstel-Day, LLC is pleased to announce that it was chosen to receive two Environmental Business Journal awards for 2011. EBJ honored 50 companies in 12 award categories in 2011.
September 23, 2011
Dr. Mamie A. Parker, former US Fish and Wildlife Service Assistant Director of Fisheries and Habitat Conservation and former Northeast Regional Director has joined the Marstel-Day Advisory Council.
September 06, 2011
For the third year in a row, the business management services firm, ZweigWhite, has named Marstel-Day to its Hot Firm List of fastest-growing US architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting firms.
September 06, 2011
Located at the John C. Stennis Space Center, the new office is intended to help Marstel-Day expand its trademark environmental consulting services by focusing on ecology, ecosystem services, and ecosystem markets within the Southeastern and Gulf Coast regions of the U.S.
September 02, 2011
For the third year in a row, Inc. Magazine has named innovative environmental services and conservation firm Marstel-Day to its list of the nation's 5,000 fastest-growing, private US companies overall, and also to its list of top environmental service companies by revenue.
June 15, 2011
Marstel-Day wins the Fredericksburg Regional Technology Council (FredTech) "Spotlight Award" for bringing significant positive attention to the Fredericksburg region.
March 08, 2011
Rebecca R. Rubin, President and Managing Partner of MARSTEL-DAY, LLC, an environmental and conservation consulting firm based in Fredericksburg, Virginia, has been named by the writers of Virginia Business Magazine as one of the "Top 25 People to Watch" among emerging generation of Virginia business leaders.
January 25, 2011
Mr. Hoar will be coordinating development and implementation of ecosystem services components into current and future Marstel-Day land use, conservation planning, and other ecological and climate-related projects. He will also undertake development efforts for the companys ecosystem services and conservation business lines with resource management and regulatory agencies, non-profit organizations, universities and others.
January 20, 2011
Rebecca R. Rubin, founder and President of the Fredericksburg-based environmental and conservation consulting firm, Marstel-Day, LLC (marstel-day.com) announced today that the Environmental Business Journal (EBJ) has awarded the firm two separate business achievement awards in its 2010 awards: one for business achievement for a small firm and a second award for project merit. The announcement of these awards by the Environmental Business Journal extends a trend for Marstel-Day of receiving EBJ awards in every year since 2004.
January 21, 2011
The Environmental Business Journal Honors Marstel-Day with a 2009 Silver Medal for Business Achievement (small firms) and an additional award for "New Practice Area."
September 03, 2010
Rebecca R. Rubin, founder and President of the Fredericksburg-based environmental and conservation consulting firm Marstel-Day, LLC, announced today that it has received the Chairmans Award from the Tayloe Murphy Center at the University of Virginias Darden School of Business.
August 26, 2010
Rebecca R. Rubin, President and Managing Partner of Marstel-Day, LLC, an environmental and conservation consulting company firm based in Fredericksburg, Va., today announced that her company had been named one of Inc. Magazines 5,000 fastest-growing, private U.S. companies for the second year in a row.
August 05, 2010
Rebecca R. Rubin, President of the Fredericksburg-based environmental and conservation consulting firm Marstel-Day, LLC, announced today that the Company was notified that it was one of 12 Virginia business firms overall, and one of only four in the Service sector, selected as finalists for the Tayloe Murphy Resilience Award established and sponsored by the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia.
July 21, 2010
MARSTEL-DAY, LLC, an environmental and conservation consulting firm based in Fredericksburg, Virginia, today announced that it has been awarded an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract that will provide competitive awards for service requirements solicited by Naval Sea Systems Command, Naval Air Systems Command, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, Naval Supply Systems Command, Military Sealift Command, Naval Facilities Command, Strategic Systems Programs, Office of Naval Research, and the Marine Corps.
June 23, 2010
Rebecca R. Rubin, President and Managing Partner of Marstel-Day, LLC, an environmental and conservation consulting firm based in Fredericksburg, Virginia, today announced that former Bureau of Land Management Deputy Director Henri Bisson, a distinguished Bureau employee with over 34 years of public service, has joined her firms Advisory Council.
June 22, 2010
Rebecca R. Rubin, president of Marstel-Day, LLC, announced today that the environmental consulting and planning firm she founded 8 years ago is offsetting its negative impact on the environment through the purchase of carbon offset credits from carbonfund.org to compensate for the estimated carbon dioxide emissions at its three separate office locations.
June 15, 2010
Rebecca R. Rubin, President and Managing Partner of Marstel-Day, LLC, an environmental and conservation consulting firm based in Fredericksburg, Virginia, today announced that retired Air Force Lieutenant General John F. Regni, pioneering superintendent who instituted the Air Force Academys energy sustainability program, has joined her firms Advisory Council.
May 01, 2010
Environmental and conservation consulting firm Marstel-Day announced that it would celebrate Arbor Day (April 30th) with the posting to its Vital Voices of the Environment Website Series of an interview with Lynn Scarlett, the former Deputy Secretary and Chief Operating Officer of the U.S. Department of the Interior from 2005-2009.
April 22, 2010
Virginia-based environmental consulting firm Marstel-Day LLC today - on the 40th anniversary of Earth Day - launched its 2010 "Vital Voices of the Environment" series by posting an interview with US Representative Barbara Lee (D-9th CA District).
April 21, 2010
Marstel-Day, LLC was announced as the winner of the 2009 American Planning Association, Federal Planning Division Award for an "Outstanding Collaborative Planning Project." For two years, Marstel-Day, LLC has worked closely with Marine Corps Installations - East (MCI-East) at Camp Lejeune, NC, to develop a comprehensive land use planning strategy for a 25-county Eastern North Carolina (ENC) region that protects military training, maintains the viability of traditional "working lands" (i.e., farming and forestry), preserves water quality and protects natural habitat.
April 01, 2010
VA-based environmental consulting firm, Marstel-Day, LLC announced today that it will again this year release its employees throughout the country on Earth Day 2010 (Thursday, April 22) from their consulting workload, to contribute to Earth Day projects as an essential part of its company mission: conservation of natural resources. Marstel-Day President, Rebecca R. Rubin says that she has also appealed to the NY Times to exercise its journalistic leadership and to activate minds everywhere to engage on issues of climate adaptation.
January 26, 2010
Hon. Lynn Scarlett Joins Marstel-Day, LLC Advisory Council. Marstel-Day, LLC is a woman-owned firm specializing in conservation and land use consulting. Ms. Scarlett will be advising the firm on issues pertaining to climate change, ecosystem services, and landscape-scale conservation.
January 21, 2010
The Environmental Business Journal honors Marstel-Day, LLC (Fredericksburg, VA; www.marstel-day.com) and IHS Janes, a unit of IHS Inc. with the 2009 EBJ Business Achievement award "Consulting And Environmental Firms, New Practice Areas", for forming a strategic partnership and launching a new, joint-practice area that directly supports policymakers, planners, and operators who have to address the challenges posed by severe environmental, energy, and climate dynamics.
January 21, 2010
The Environmental Business Journal honors Marstel-Day, LLC (Fredericksburg, VA; www.marstel-day.com) with the 2009 EBJ Business Achievement award "Silver Medal For Business Achievement Among Small Firms" for continuing its sustained record of strong growth through 2009.
November 26, 2009
Marstel-Day, LLC has been selected for the 2009 Best of Business Award in the Environmental consultant category by the Small Business Commerce Association (SBCA).
August 18, 2009
Marstel-Day, LLC named to the national, Zweig Letter "Hotfirm" List, which recognizes the 200 fastest-growing architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting firms in the U.S. on the basis of percentage growth and dollar growth. Marstel-Day has also received prestigious awards from a variety of other organizations in 2009, in recognition of its business achievements over the past several years.
May 28, 2009
Janes Strategic Advisory Services, a component of leading global information provider IHS Janes and defense environmental consultancy Marstel-Day, LLC, today announced the launch of their strategic alliance to monitor and provide timely assessments on global environmental conditions that affect international security and stability.
May 08, 2009
Marstel-Day, LLC today acknowledged its pleasure in being named one of Virginias "Fantastic 50" companies, those honored by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce for being among the 50 fastest growing companies in the Commonwealth over the past four years.
May 06, 2009
Environmental and international security consulting firm Marstel-Day, LLC today announced the significant enhancement of its international program capabilities this week with the addition of Ms. Juli MacDonald-Wimbush as a new Partner in the firm. Juli has extensive international experience, and has led international research teams working in Eurasia, South Asia and the Asia-Pacific region.
March 13, 2009
Marstel-Day, LLC announces the launch of a new audio program on its Website titled, "Vital Voices of the Environment." This innovative series features interviews conducted by company President and CEO Rebecca R. Rubin with a variety of critical environmental thinkers and planners of our time, each of whom offers a perspective on a key issue for the environmental future of our planet.
August 18, 2008
Rebecca Rubin Receives National Award for Private Sector Leader of the Year
January 01, 2008
The Environmental Business Journal Honors Marstel-Day with the 2008 Project Merit Award in Environmental Media for Vital Voices of the Environment The following text is from the Environmental Business Journal's "Environmental Industry Summit 2009".
January 01, 2008
The Environmental Business Journal Honors Marstel-Day with the a 2007 Business Achievement Gold Medal The following text is from the Environmental Business Journal's "Environmental Industry Summit 2008"
January 01, 2008
Marstel-Day Directions The Environmental Business Journal Honors Marstel-Day with the a 2007 Business Achievement Project Merit Award The following text is from the Environmental Business Journal's "Environmental Industry Summit 2008"
January 01, 2008
Lee Halterman and Jeanette Lostracco of Marstel-Day were part of a team recognized for their excellent work on the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility Environmental Impact Statement