Natural Resources

The De Novo team provides a full and comprehensive range of biological, wetland, and natural resources services. Our services include expertise in assessing plan- and project-level impacts ranging from existing biological conditions studies, focused surveys for special status species, project impacts, mitigation strategies, and regulatory permitting. We have a successful track record of supporting clients in the completion of studies, liaison with the regulatory agencies, acquisition of mitigation credits, and obtaining regulatory permits. 

Our specialized services include:

• Biological Assessments
• Natural Environmental Studies
• Wetland Delineations
• Special Status Species Surveys
• Botanical Surveys
• Water Quality Reports
• Federal Incidental Take Permits (Section 7/Section 10)
• California Incidental Take Permits (Section 2081)
• Section 404 Permits
• Section 401 Water Quality Certifications
• Section 1600 Stream Bed Alteration Agreements
• Biological Monitoring
• Construction Worker Education

Our studies and technical analyses are always completed in accordance with all applicable rules, regulations, and guidance from federal, regional, state, and local agencies.  These include, but are not limited to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and the Regional Water Quality Control Board.


Natural Resources Clients

• Amador County Transportation Commission
• Butte County Association of Governments/Caltrans
• City of Half Moon Bay
• City of Manteca
• City of Plymouth
• City of Tracy
• County of Fresno
• Paradise Irrigation District
• Yuba County/Caltrans