Wetland Investigation + Permitting

Various Locations | Mining

Overview

ISG is fully certified and has extensive experience in the entire wetland process, including investigation, delineation, avoidance, mitigation, and banking.


Opportunity

Mining projects often involve large tracts of property and, by the nature of the mining activity, often impact wetlands on the property.

Solution

A wetland investigation is required to be conducted by a Certified Wetland Delineator under the Wetland Conservation Act, and ISG's staff has significant experience in delineating wetland boundaries has been involved in the delineation of hundreds of wetland boundaries in various habitats, including forested, open water, herbaceous, shrub, floodplain, agricultural, and atypical situations. A wetland investigation can lead to either the certification of wetlands or a boundary determination of the wetlands located on a client's property. Investigations performed by ISG are scientifically-based and completed in accordance with the most current information available, including all addendums, notices, and the required U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation Manual.


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