Category Archives: Conservation

Augustin Bernal Mountain Bike Trail Design

The City of Pleasanton wanted to create an engaging experience within Augustin Bernal Park that would encourage mountain bikers to use the designated trail and reduce the desire to build unauthorized trails and trail features. Dudek redesigned the trail to widen, stabilize, and improve existing sections while minimizing impacts to protected species on the project

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Boulder County Parks and Open Space Breeding Bird Data Analysis

Boulder County Parks and Open Space (BCPOS) needed to conduct breeding bird data analysis for data from 25 individual properties throughout the County. Dudek analyzed the data to assess the effects of various land management actions on the avian population and identify trends in bird populations at each property over time to determine potential correlations

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North Fork Touchet River Phase II Habitat Restoration

The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR) Fisheries planned to restore hydrologic connectivity, floodplain processes, and riparian habitat along river miles 1.6–2.7 (20 acres) of the North Fork Touchet River, near the community of Baileysburg, Washington. The project was subject to Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, and the Bonneville Power

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City of San Diego Sander Vernal Pool Restoration

The Sander Vernal Pool Restoration Project, located in Kearney Mesa, San Diego helped the City of San Diego secure vernal pool mitigation credit for the Pure Water San Diego project. Dudek used innovative technologies, including ground penetrating radar and UAV lidar surveying to provide a detailed restoration design that increased regulatory agency certainty and contributed to

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The Shire Cultural Resources Inventory and Evaluation

The Shire is a John Yeon, national register-eligible, historic-designed landscape located along the north shoreline of the Columbia River, directly across from Oregon’s Multnomah Falls. Dudek completed a Cultural Landscape Report to provide the University of Oregon with management protocols and treatments for the long-term preservation and protection of The Shire following storm damage during

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Wheeler North Reef Expansion

Southern California Edison (SCE) sought to expand the existing 174-acre Wheeler North Reef, a manmade rocky reef, off the coast of San Clemente, California by an additional 202 acres as mitigation related to the former operation of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS). Dudek provided CEQA planning, marine mammal monitoring, and tribal consultation, including

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South Sacramento Habitat Conservation Plan and Aquatic Resources Plan

The South Sacramento Habitat Conservation Plan (SSHCP) and Aquatic Resources Plan (ARP) is a regional effort by Sacramento County, the cities of Galt and Rancho Cordova, Sacramento County Water Agency, and Capital Southeast Connector Joint Powers Authority. The SSHCP provides development and infrastructure projects with streamlined, predictable federal and state permitting processes while creating a

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