Portfolio Category: Permitting

Fisher Creek Campus

ELS worked with project engineers to design and permit a wetland mitigation project that incorporated stormwater treatment in accordance with the Stormwater Management Manual for Western Washington for the new Corporate Campus of Fisher Investments, located in the Grass Valley area of Camas, Washington.  Several elements combining wetland and habitat mitigation were integrated with stormwater…
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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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Clark Creek Water Main Relocation

The project consisted of replacing and relocating 350 feet of a 10-inch water main that was damaged by a land slide on Clark Creek Road in Cowlitz County. The replacement water main used approximately 280 linear feet of existing pipe, which was unaffected by the landslide.  The eastern portion was re-routed approximately 50 feet to…
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Chehalis-Centralia Airport Approach Improvements

ELS provided wildlife and permitting services for the improvements to the Chehalis-Centralia Airport runway, which is located within State Shoreline Jurisdiction.  The current flight approach location was changed for safety reasons facilitating the need to cut down several large trees that protruded into the airspace of the realigned flight approach in accordance with FAA regulations. …
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