Biological Consultants

Serving the Intermountain West, the Rocky Mountain West, and the Great Plains

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Our Experience

Mapping of vegetation, survey for threatened and endangered species, delineation of wetlands, and preparation of chapters for Resource Reports and Environmental Assessments required by Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) licensing of proposed natural gas pipelines along the corridors shown on the following map: pipeline-map
Application for permits under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and preparation of Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans for proposed natural gas pipelines in Colorado, Wyoming, and Kansas.

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Biological Assessments and wetland delineation studies for proposed airport runway extensions in Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming.

Wetland delineation studies along proposed transportation corridors, including roads and light rail, in Salt Lake and Utah Counties, Utah.

Development and implementation of wetland mitigation plans to compensate for impacts of construction along a forest highway corridor in the Uinta National Forest in Utah, on a golf course in Cache County, Utah, and for the Logan/Cache County and Salt Lake City International Airports, including monitoring to determine wetland establishment success.

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Surveys for rare plant species throughout the Western United States on sites proposed for oil and gas pipelines, seismic exploration, transmission lines, roads, water development projects, agricultural developments, military exercises, heli-skiing, ski areas, and the 2002 Olympics.

Preparation of recovery plans for federally listed threatened and endangered plants, as well as status reports for plants under consideration for federal listing.

Survey, census, and delineation of suitable habitat along pipeline corridors, on proposed coal mines, and within military bases for bird, small mammal, reptile, and butterfly species in most western states. Includes desert tortoise and black-footed ferrets in Nevada, Utah, and New Mexico.

Vegetation inventories within Fossil Butte National Monument, Wyoming; Canyonlands, Zion, and Capitol Reef National Parks, Utah; Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Colorado; and Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge and the Bruneau Basin, Nevada.

Vegetation inventories on sites proposed for gold and coal mines, hydroelectric projects, and 2002 Salt Lake City Olympic venues.

Riparian inventory and mapping projects in Oregon, Nevada, and California.

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Wetland delineation studies on sites proposed for recreational developments in Utah and Idaho, including trails, ski areas, and golf courses. Includes preparation of wetland mitigation plans and application for permits under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act.

Wetland delineation studies and 404 permit applications for sites proposed for residential and commercial developments in Utah and Idaho, including the development of Special Area Management Plans for an industrial corridor in Cache County, Utah.

Documentation of interstate and foreign commerce connections for the Lost River watersheds in central Idaho.

Preparation of a summary of the ecological and biological significance of the Lost River watersheds in central Idaho.

Environmental Assessments of municipal facilities and grazing plans on Bureau of Land Management lands in Utah.

Grazing assessments on Bureau of Land Management lands in Arizona


Monitoring for revegetation success on reclaimed gold mines and pipeline corridors in Colorado, Wyoming, and Nevada.

Habitat Evaluation Procedures analysis of wetlands to be impacted by gold mining operations near Stanley, Idaho, and proposed hydroelectric projects near Twin Falls, Idaho.

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