NEPA & Permitting

Environmental Documentation

  • Unrivaled experience conducting baseline studies to fill data gaps

  • Highly respected Subject Matter Experts, particularly for TES

  • Published and unpublished resources needed to conduct data gap analysis for biological resources

  • Use of spatially explicit data (e.g., from GPS collars) integrated with remote sensing data and habitat maps

  • Skill and experience working with teams of resource experts and with various stakeholders

Impact Assessment

  • Quantifying disturbances and evaluating associated impacts to wildlife and habitats

  • Assessing and monitoring of the impacts of a wide variety of industrial development

  • Designing and evaluating mitigation plans for pipelines, roads, powerlines, communication towers, and wind farms

Renewable Energy

  • Tier I (Site Evaluation) and Tier 2 (site characterization) assessments

  • Avian/Raptor use and nest surveys

  • Bat acoustic monitoring

  • Mist netting, telemetry, nocturnal radar, and visual studies of birds and bats

  • Post-construction fatality monitoring

  • Threatened, endangered, and sensitive species surveys

  • Conservation strategies and protection plans

  • Modeling collision risk and population impacts

  • Offshore wildlife impact assessments

  • Landscape modeling, viewshed analysis, and change detection

  • Habitat mapping and GIS

Wetland Permitting

  • Regulatory compliance and permit consultation

  • Preliminary jurisdictional wetland determinations

  • Analysis of wetland functions and values

  • Mitigation and restoration planning

  • GIS mapping & spatial analysis

  • Wetland status and change analyses

  • Wetland wildlife habitat evaluations

Wildlife Permitting

  • Section 7 threatened and endangered species consultations

  • The Marine Mammal Protection Act

  • The Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act

  • The Migratory Bird Treaty Act