Watershed Environmental

The leading provider of GIS, biological consulting, and environmental planning in California's Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo counties. Our reputation is built on innovative solutions to today's complex environmental and regulatory problems.

RECENT EXPERIENCE & references

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Indian pink

Project: Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Master Plan

Tasks: Performed wildlife and botanical surveys, and prepared a biological assessment report, evaluated project impacts per CEQA guidelines, and developed biological mitigation measures. We also prepared a habitat restoration/open space management plan.

Client:   Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
Contact: Barbara Barker—Project Manager, 2559 Puesta Del Sol, Santa Barbara, CA 93105 (805) 898-2409


Project: San Pedro Creek Bridge Replacement

Tasks: Performed wildlife and botanical surveys, delineated federal- and state-regulated wetlands and waters using the methodology prescribed in the 2008 Regional Supplement to the Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation Manual: Arid West Region, and prepared a biological assessment/wetland delineation report. Submitted to the County of Santa Barbara Planning and Development Department, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and National Marine Fisheries Service.

Client:   Slippery Rock Ranch, LLC
Contact: Madars Ozolin—Ranch Foreman, 1725 N. La Patera Lane, Goleta, CA 93117 (714) 279-6187


Project: Westmont College Master Plan

Tasks: Prepared a riparian enhancement plan that restores 7.5 acres of degraded coast live oak riparian woodland habitat. The plan describes the site preparation, planting pallet, planting specifications, maintenance activities, monitoring and reporting methods/requirements, long-term and annual goals and objectives, and final success criteria. We obtained Army Corps of Engineers 404, Regional Water Quality Control Board 401, and California Department of Fish and Wildlife 1602 permits.

Client:   Westmont College
Contact: Randy Jones—Director of Campus Planning, 955 La Paz Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93108 (805) 565-7048


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Monardella

CLIENT REFERENCES

Project: Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Master Plan

Tasks: Performed wildlife and botanical surveys, and prepared a biological assessment report, evaluated project impacts per CEQA guidelines, and developed biological mitigation measures. We also prepared a habitat restoration/open space management plan.

Client:   Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
Contact: Barbara Barker—Project Manager, 2559 Puesta Del Sol, Santa Barbara, CA 93105 (805) 898-2409


Project: San Pedro Creek Bridge Replacement

Tasks: Performed wildlife and botanical surveys, delineated federal- and state-regulated wetlands and waters using the methodology prescribed in the 2008 Regional Supplement to the Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation Manual: Arid West Region, and prepared a biological assessment/wetland delineation report. Submitted to the County of Santa Barbara Planning and Development Department, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and National Marine Fisheries Service.

Client:   Slippery Rock Ranch, LLC
Contact: Madars Ozolin—Ranch Foreman, 1725 N. La Patera Lane, Goleta, CA 93117 (714) 279-6187


Project: Westmont College Master Plan

Tasks: Prepared a riparian enhancement plan that restores 7.5 acres of degraded coast live oak riparian woodland habitat. The plan describes the site preparation, planting pallet, planting specifications, maintenance activities, monitoring and reporting methods/requirements, long-term and annual goals and objectives, and final success criteria. We obtained Army Corps of Engineers 404, Regional Water Quality Control Board 401, and California Department of Fish and Wildlife 1602 permits.

Client:   Westmont College
Contact: Randy Jones—Director of Campus Planning, 955 La Paz Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93108 (805) 565-7048


AGENCY REFERENCES

burrowing owls (by Mark Stone via Flickr)

burrowing owls (by Mark Stone via Flickr)

Steve Goggia Community Development Director, City of Carpinteria, CA 93013 (805) 755-4414

Kathy Fry Natural Areas Planner, City of Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation, Box 1990, Santa Barbara, CA 93102 (805) 897-1976

Claude Garciacelay Park Planner, County of Santa Barbara Community Services Department, 610 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105 (805) 568-2469

Jeff Humble, CA Department of Fish and Wildlife, PO Box 1179, Ventura, CA 93002 (805) 652-1868 Email: Jeff.Humble@Wildlife.ca.gov

Erin M. Hanlon Project Manager, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Regulatory Division, 2151 Alessandro Drive, Suite 110, Ventura, CA 93001 (805) 585-2145

Alex Tuttle Supervising Planner, Development Review, Planning & Development (805) 884-6844,123 East Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Paula Richter or Jon Rohrbough Clean Water Act Section 401 Program Coordinator, Central Coast Water Board, 895 Aerovista Place, Suite 101, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 (805) 542-4780

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