Wetland and Riparian Science

Hamer Environmental, in association with wetland scientists, has expertise in wetland delineation, plant ecology, soil science, mitigation, monitoring, and restoration and creation of wetlands and riparian corridors.

  • Wetland Delineations and Jurisdictional Determinations
  • Functions and Values Analyses
  • Wetland and Riparian Restoration
  • Site and Regional Assessments
  • Regulatory Compliance and Permit Consultation (Section 404)
  • Mitigation and Restoration Planning
  • Ground Water Monitoring

Sample of current and recently completed projects:

Category III Wetland delineation, rating, SEPA analysis and mitigation planning project, Hoquiam, Washington, Enterprises International.

Plant assessment and plant cover-type mapping at the proposed Lakeview Wind Energy Project, southern Oregon, GreenWing Energy and Ecology and Environment.

Botanical assessment of riparian forest corridors for numerous development and right-of-way projects on the Olympic Peninsula of Washington, US Forest Service, Rayonier and Western Forest Resources.

Riparian and wetland restoration planning, habitat assessment and wetland mapping for a project on the lower John Day River of Oregon, Western Rivers Conservancy.    

Botanical assessment of a riparian forest corridor for a road construction project on the Olympic Peninsula of Washington,National Park Service, Rayonier Western Forest Resources.

Wetland delineation, botanical inventory and restoration planning for six wetland complexes in Skagit County, Washington, Swinomish Tribe Planning Department.

Plant community composition of forested and non-forested wetlands and wetland delineations for a dam relicensing project in the North Cascades of Washington, US Forest Service, Washington Department of Wildlife, Puget Sound Energy and US Fish and Wildlife Service.