Environmental Research and Monitoring

ERI is a leader in ecological research and monitoring in both natural and altered ecosystems. Our emphasis on continuing education and in-house training ensures that our staff remains at the top of their respective fields. In addition, our staff are encouraged to belong to professional societies and publish work in peer reviewed journals. Our areas of environmental research and monitoring expertise include:

Biological Services

  • Baseline, pre-construction, post-construction, and compliance surveys
  • Federally Threatened or Endangered Species surveys
  • State or local special status species surveys
  • Habitat surveys, assessments, and management plans for mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, benthic invertebrates and plants
  • Preparation of Biological Assessments and Biological Evaluations
  • Preparation of Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements

Water Management Services

Water Quality

  • Erosion control assessment and management plans
  • Stormwater design, compliance monitoring, and management plans
  • Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) assessment, management, and monitoring
  • Commercial development Impact Assessments
  • Laboratory analysis

Surface and Ground Water Monitoring

  • Watershed, hydrologic, and surface water modeling
  • Waters of the U.S. delineation and Expert Witness testimony
  • Wetland delineations and Expert Witness testimony
  • Wetland compliance monitoring
  • Ground water well installation and testing

Additional Services

  • Site specific geological and subsidence surveys, soil sampling, and mapping
  • Erosion and soil stability assessments and management plans
  • Mining or other industrial waste surveys and assessments
  • Topographical surveying
  • GIS analysis and database design and management