Waterways Consulting, Inc.
ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNER & LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT:
Ecological Concerns Incorporated
Agency compliance; emergency erosion control; Habitat Restoration; mitigation monitoring plan; restoration plan
A variety of work was performed in order to expand a farm, causing impacts to riparian habitat. Of particular concern was a road placed in a wetland in violation of the Federal Clean Water Act and the State Cologne-Porter Act, ECI assisted the project owner to come into compliance with a Restoration and Mitigation Monitoring Plan that included planting and invasive exotic removal specifications, monitoring requirements, success criteria, and reporting. The revegetation plan was submitted as part of the Streambed Alteration Agreement and 401/404 Clean Water Act permitting processes. ECI also implemented the erosion control plan and provided regular erosion monitoring for the site.