Portfolio Category: Environmental Land Management

Haydu Park

ELS biologists provided mitigation installation oversight for the Haydu Community Park wetland mitigation site south of Norris Pit Road and Kalama River Road. The Park, which was constructed in 2014-2015, impacted riverine and depressional wetland buffers. ELS biologists continue to conduct the annual mitigation monitoring and reporting.  
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Pleasant Valley Mitigation Site: Sterns Creek Riparian Restoration

The Pleasant Valley Wetland Mitigation Site was developed to provide high-quality wetlands to mitigate for impacted wetlands located at the 250 acre Chehalis Industrial Park. ELS designed, permitted, and implemented the construction of the mitigation site, which was completed in two phases. Phase I site work involved grading of 80,000 cubic yards of onsite material…
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Mint Farm Wetlands Monitoring

ELS is under contract with the City of Longview to conduct the annual monitoring, maintenance and reporting as required under the USACE and Ecology permit for the remaining year, of the required ten-year monitoring period. Monitoring of the site consists of recording vegetation and hydrology data across 38 established monitoring plot locations to track the…
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Coweeman Mitigation Bank

The Coweeman Mitigation Bank (Bank) is the first mitigation bank in Washington to offer compensatory mitigation credits for both wetland and fish habitat impacts.  The Bank encompasses approximately 300 acres, including 174 acres of old growth forest, adjoining the Coweeman River in Kelso, Washington. The general goals of the Bank project are to restore wetland…
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