BRK Environmental Consulting Services

Wetlands

  • Wetland boundary determination and delineation with GPS
  • Wetland mapping for planning and platting
  • US Army Corps of Engineers Section 404/10 and Minnesota Wetland Conservation Act permitting, coordination, and noticing
  • Wetland restoration and mitigation bank site planning, design, and documentation
  • Wetland hydrology studies and monitoring
  • Construction staking and compliance   

Environmental Documentation and Permitting

  • County and municipal zoning conditional, special, and interim use permitting
  • Minnesota Environmental Policy Act Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW), Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), and Alternative Urban Areawide Review (AUAR)
  • Minnesota PUC Route Permit Application, Environmental Report, and transmission, pipeline, and generation facility siting studies
  • Natural gas pipeline FERC NEPA compliance for Section 2.55 blanket authorized facilities
  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) EIS, Environmental Assessment (EA), and Categorical Exclusion
  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) hydropower licensing, relicensing, Form 80 filings, and shoreline management plan

Biological

  • Federal Endangered Species Act preparation of Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP), Biological Assessment (BA), and Section 7 consultation documentation
  • Migratory Bird Treaty Act studies, agency coordination, and construction mitigation and monitoring plans
  • Raptor and eagle siting studies, conservation and mitigation planning, and monitoring for wind generation development
  • Vegetation management including native prairie planning, restoration, and prescribed fire
  • Aquatic ecology services including studies on water quality, mussels, and fisheries