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.

Market News

To prevent floods, remove nitrate

January 17, 2020 – The largest wetland project undertaken by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship sits east of Storm Lake waiting for spring to come so it can perform its duty. It was built last summer not only to prevent flooding, but to remove nitrate from primarily tile-drained land in five Buena Vista County drainage districts.
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Nationally Recognized Design and Engineering Firm, ISG, Announces CEO and Leadership Adjustments

January 14, 2020 – Building on 2020 goals and market strategy, ISG, a nationally recognized architecture, engineering, environmental, and planning firm, recently formalized a proactive plan with respect to its CEO and firm leadership positions. The firm’s Board of Directors formally approved and appointed Lynn Bruns as CEO, David Doxtad as President, Derek Johnson as Executive Vice President, and Chad Surprenant as Chief Strategy Officer (formerly CEO|President).
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