Environmental Planning & Permits

Areas of Expertise

  • Clean Water Act Section 401 certification and Section 404 permitting
  • Wetland delineation and mitigation design and monitoring
  • Federal and State regulatory compliance
    • Biological Assessments (BA) according to Endangered Species Act (ESA) Section 7
    • Incidental Take Statements through Biological Opinions (BO)
    • Federal and state agency coordination and consultation
    • Special-status species surveys and scoping lists
    • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance
    • Endangered Species Act consultation and compliance
  • Project Planning
    • Watershed Management Plans
    • Habitat Restoration/Enhancement Plans
    • Monitoring & Adaptive Management Plans

Cascade Conservation firmly believes that the basis of successful planning is rooted in proper planning, thorough permitting, and frequent communications between you and the regulatory agencies. Clear, open communication builds shared trust by ensuring that all parties remain informed and updated on project plans. Continued communication throughout the planning and permitting process also allows for idea sharing, which often improves the project output. We want to take your idea, and help you make it the best version it can possibly be.


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