Dudek’s Habitat Restoration Sciences Acquires Restoration Resources

Carlsbad, CA – October 12, 2015 – Habitat Restoration Sciences Inc. (HRS) announced today that it acquired Restoration Resources of Rocklin, California to create the largest native habitat restoration construction firm in California.

With the acquisition, Carlsbad, California-based HRS has 120 employees throughout California working on restoration and mitigation projects involving native plant habitat, wildlife habitat, and wetlands.

Mark Girard, HRS president, said the two firms have teamed on projects for several years. “HRS has a well-established reputation for helping clients construct successful habitat mitigation projects that achieve required regulatory agency sign-off on schedule,” Girard said. “Restoration Resources adds more than 30 years’ experience in design-build projects and deep client relationships in northern and central California. Combining the firms allows us to offer clients significant cost savings, efficiency, and expertise on California habitat restoration projects.”

Restoration Resources president and founder Riley Swift said, “This merger is a natural blending of our firms’ complementary services, expertise, and collaborative, practical approach to projects. Both firms are committed to integrity, quality, and providing our clients with excellent service.” Swift and his team will remain based
in Rocklin.

HRS is the habitat construction subsidiary of Dudek, a California-focused environmental and engineering consulting firm. Girard said that HRS is truly a one-stop shop for clients because HRS can draw on Dudek professionals for a wide range of related services, including restoration design, California Environmental Quality Act /National Environmental Policy Act (CEQA/NEPA) permitting and review, biological resources analysis, urban forestry, fire protection planning, cultural resources analysis, civil engineering, and water/wastewater resource management.

About HRS Founded in 2004, HRS provides comprehensive habitat restoration services for large, long-term native restoration and habitat establishment projects for private and public clients throughout California to achieve required mitigation success criteria. HRS is headquartered in Carlsbad, California.

For more information, contact Mark Girard at 760.519.7230 and mgirard@hrs.dudek.com.