Portfolio Category: Wildlife & Habitat

Export Dock Marine Mammal Monitoring

ELS was contracted by Weyerhaeuser Company to complete marine mammal monitoring during their vibratory and impact hammer pile-driving of two test piles at their export dock in Longview, Washington. Monitoring included two protected species observers from ELS being stationed near the area of injury to determine if pile-driving would need to be shut down to…

Pigeon Guillemot Bird Surveys

ELS was contracted by Scarsella, Bros. to complete shorebird, specifically pigeon guillemot, surveys at a gravel pit expansion site in Tacoma. Previous studies in the area by Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) in the early 2000s depicted pigeon guillemot nesting sites within the proposed expansion area. ELS coordinated with WDFW and Washington Department…

Oregon Stream Surveys

ELS was contracted by ODF for 22 miles of stream surveys throughout the Astoria District. The stream surveys were completed using electrofishing and physical stream data to determine the presence/absence of game fish on State property. ELS produced maps and associated physical survey data to ODF that will provide information regarding future timber sales and…

Cowlitz Falls Hydroelectric Project On-Call Services

ELS is currently contracted by Lewis County PUD to provide as-needed environmental services on a 3-year term (2023—2026) for their Cowlitz Falls Hydroelectric Project. These services include providing permitting, design, and assistance with construction management for projects that involve habitat enhancements, channel improvements, wetland restoration/enhancements, habitat mitigation, wildlife/habitat surveys, and water quality maintenance.  

Port of Bremerton 5-year Maintenance

The Port of Bremerton hired ELS for general permit development for maintenance at Port facilities. This involves acquiring permits for a 10-year maintenance program for Port facilities including a Nationwide Permit, HPA, and local jurisdiction permits/shoreline exemptions. The facilities include two boat ramps, two marinas, and a pier that are located within the jurisdiction of…

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