The services we provide vary greatly, depending upon the type of development or facility being planned, improved, modified, or built new. BRC staff regularly produces ecological assessments, mitigation plans, construction monitoring plans, biological resources management plans, long-range resource management plans, research reports, restoration plans, and scientific journal articles and books.

Our Managers, scientists and associates offer a broad range of services including:

• Baseline inventories and biological research
• Pre-construction Surveys
• Construction/compliance monitoring
• Sensitive species/special-status species resource inventories
• Ecological modeling
• Impact assessments
• Wetland Delineations
• Mitigation planning and implementation
• Fatal flaw analyses
• Alternative route analyses for linear facilities
• Environmental permitting
• Environmental regulatory advice and assistance
• Wildlife telemetry investigations
• Expert testimony
• Literature searches and database creation
• Resource management planning

BRC’s personnel are experienced with the permit application and compliance requirements of:

• NEPA and CEQA, and related impact statements and reports
• California Energy Commission Regulations
• California Public Utility Commission regulations and filings
• FERC Exhibit E’s
• Federal Clean Water Act and wetland delineations
• Mitigation Banking
• California Endangered Species Act
• Federal Endangered Species Act Regulations
• Federal and California Clean Air Act and local air pollution control regulatory programs

BRC’s personnel have worked on environmental compliance issues for numerous facility types such as:

• Transmission and distribution power lines
• Renewable energy facilities (wind and solar energy installations)
• Wastewater Recycling Facilities
• Water pipelines
• Oil and natural gas pipelines and related facilities
• Conveyance aqueducts
• Coal and gas-fired power plants
• Hydroelectric facilities
• Cogeneration facilities
• Geothermal power facilities
• Military installations
• Roads and highways
• Reservoirs and canals
• Housing and urban development
• Public facilities
• Water supply systems