For the many biological concerns you’ll face during permitting and construction of your project, POWER’s biological specialists can provide all the services you’ll need. We can help guide you toward successful and compliant projects through our understanding of wildlife and botanical policy and its relation to energy projects.
Our team of experienced biologists will help ensure your project complies with Federal, state, and local wildlife and botanical guidelines and laws. To best serve you, our approach evolves with the current literature and accepted practices, and we deploy the latest tools, such as GIS, sub-meter GPS, and Anabat technologies.
With our proven track record, we can help you navigate major ecological protection acts, including: the Bald and Golden Eagle Act, Endangered Species Act, Migratory Bird Treaty Act, and Clean Water Act; state siting laws; county conditional use permits; USACE Wetland Delineations; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 404 permitting; avian and bat protection plans; wildlife and botanical components for development, construction, operation, and maintenance documents and monitoring; and mitigation planning, development, enforcement, and monitoring.
Biological Analyses & Species Surveys
POWER’s biological team has field experience with hundreds of botanical, wildlife, and invertebrate species, many of which are on Federal and state threatened, endangered, and sensitive species lists. We can help you with myriad surveys, including: agency-specific protocols, wildlife and botanical, presence/absence, habitat assessments, baseline conditions documentation, impact assessments, management indication species reports, and preconstruction clearance. These services can help you with the following:
- NEPA (National Environmental Policy Act)
- ESA (Endangered Species Act)
- Project Development and Design
- Mitigation Development
- Bird and Bat Conservation Strategy
- Permit Compliance
- Construction Monitoring
- Species-specific field work (including Bald Eagle, Canada Lynx, Desert Tortoise, Red-Legged Frog, Slickspot Peppergrass, and many more)