Habitat Conservation Planning

Our habitat conservation team specialize in project management, plan preparation, permitting, and plan implementation for regional and large-scale conservation planning efforts in diverse ecosystems. We deliver practical, thorough plans that leverage our understanding of federal and state regulations and policies, scientific knowledge of diverse species and habitats, and use of the latest advances in survey protocols.

Tailored Approach to Planning Challenges

We prepare habitat conservation plans and natural community conservation plans that incorporate unique and, in some cases, previously unexplored planning and permitting approaches. Using more than 20 years’ experience, we tailor an approach to your plan area’s unique characteristics. Our team understands local and regional sensitivities and has strong relationships with resource agency staff.

Turnkey Habitat Design

Upon plan adoption, our habitat construction subsidiary HRS provide turnkey design–build services to construct, maintain, monitor, and manage habitat restoration projects. Your project benefits from a restoration program implemented in a streamlined, cost-effective manner to meet performance goals within regulatory time frames and financial expectations.

In Our Words

“Successful habitat conservation planning requires deep resources and expertise to understand science, integrate land use planning, and collaborate with a spectrum of agency, industry, and environmental stakeholders.”

Mike Howard
Senior Biologist

What We Do

Our multidisciplinary in-house specialties allow us to provide efficiencies that maintain project momentum.

CASE STUDY

Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP)

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CASE STUDY

South Sacramento Habitat Conservation Plan and Aquatic Resources Plan

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CASE STUDY

Western Riverside County Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan

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