Collaboration and cooperation are necessary in dealing with complex jurisdictional and multi-agency regulations and requirements. The Calvin, Giordano & Associates, Inc. (CGA) Environmental Services Division has a staff of biologists and environmental planners that integrates technical field skills, regulatory knowledge and overall project requirements from inception to completion. Combined with the many disciplines offered by the firm, CGA’s Environmental Services Division can pull together vast resources to customize client-specific, seamless services to respond to the most complex assignments.

In-Depth Experience

CGA has experience in wetland mitigation from the initial review of the site, through design, permitting, construction and the completion of five years of compliance monitoring. CGA has in-depth experience in implementing:

  • Heightened habitat, wetland and shoreline protection measures
  • Transfer of development rights to protect sensitive habitat
  • Clustering provisions to protect sensitive habitat
  • Habitat Open Space overlays to protect sensitive habitat
  • Rate of Growth measures

Comprehensive Services

The CGA Environmental Services team is devoted to being responsive to each client’s needs and to the complexity of each project. Our broad array of project experience includes:

  • Providing technical support, environmental resource management, and environmental planning and sustainable development services to public and private entities
  • Providing permitting services to obtain environmental resource permits at the local, state and federal levels
  • Coordinating inter-agency and multidisciplinary team efforts
  • Providing most feasible development and mitigation options, and probable costs for mitigation options
  • Preparing coastal and conservation elements for comprehensive plans, coordinates on Comprehensive Plan Evaluation and Appraisal Reports (EAR) and EAR-based amendments
  • Designing wetland mitigation plans, provides bidding and construction oversight services for the construction and installation of wetland mitigation and natural areas
  • Conducting wetland and natural resource compliance monitoring and administration of maintenance contracts on created and enhanced wetlands
  • Conducting wetland delineations and wetland functional assessments, wildlife and habitat assessments, imperiled species surveys, environmental impact reporting, tree inventory and tree mitigation plans
  • Conducting shoreline, submerged lands and offshore benthic assessments
  • Technical support services
    • Providing flood plain management
    • Grant administration services
    • NPDES Annual Reporting

Sandra Lee, AICP CEP,

Director of Environmental Services

Email: Sandra Lee

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