SERVICES :

» BIOLOGICAL AND SPECIAL-STATUS SPECIES SURVEYS :

  • Certified Arborists Surveys: State and County ordinances
  • California Red-Legged Frog (CRLF) Surveys
  • Vernal Pool Surveys (include Fairy Shrimp and plants)
  • Valley Elderberry Longhorn Beetle (VELB) Surveys
  • Pre-construction nesting and raptor surveys (Western burrowing owls & Swainson’s hawk)
  • Habitat Evaluations (Swainson’s hawk, California tiger salamander & giant garter snake)
  • Quino checkerspot butterfly habitat assessments and surveys
  • Coastal California gnatcatcher habitat assessments and surveys
  • Least Bell’s vireo habitat assessments and surveys
  • Arroyo toad habitat assessments and surveys

» PERMITTING (SECTIONS 404, 401, 1600, 7 & 10 CONSULTATIONS) :

  • Wetland Delineations and Permitting (Section 404 Permits)
  • Streambed Alteration Agreements (DFG 1600 Series plans and agreements)
  • Threatened and Endangered Species Permitting (Section 7 & 10 Consultations)
  • Clean Water Act (401 Water Quality Certifications)
  • Incidental Take Permits for State-Listed Species (DFG – CESA)

» BIOLOGICAL REPORTS :

  • Habitat Restoration Plans
  • Biological Constraints Analysis: Rapid assessment of sites for biological cultural or other constraints for early evaluation
  • Biological Resource Assessments/Biological Site Assessments
  • Biological Assessments (for Section 7 compliance)
  • Implement/monitor habitat restoration and creation plans for species, uplands, wetlands and vernal pools

» MITIGATION BANKS :

  • Habitat Preserve management
  • Property Assessment Report (PAR) preparation
  • Mitigation and Conservation Bank creation/approval