Portfolio Category: Wetlands & Streams

Kalama Elementary Delineation & Kalama Elementary/Middle School SEPA

ELS was contracted by the Kalama School District in 2018 to determine the extent of jurisdictional wetlands and waters within a school expansion area, north and south of their existing school complex. ELS delineated one wetland, one stream, and mapped several non-jurisdictional ditches. A determination report was written and included methods, field results, map of…
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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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Woodland Marine Terminal

ELS biologists prepared environmental permit-applications for a proposed commercial dock terminal in Cowlitz County for the offloading of calcium carbonate that will eliminate the need for extra barging and costly truck delivery from Portland. Applications included an expanded SEPA environmental checklist designed to avoid the lengthy Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) process. In addition, the following…
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Woodland High School Permitting

ELS was contracted by the Woodland School District to begin the environmental permitting process for location of a new high school.  ELS completed a wetland delineation on the proposed high school site and wrote the wetland delineation report.  Because wetlands are present on the property and wetland fill would be required to construct the high…
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