Wetlands are regulated by both the state and federal government and require permits prior to impact and/or encroachment.
Personnel of Beran Environmental Services have more than twenty-five years of experience working with wetlands, including:
- Functional Assessment
- Mitigation Plans
- Designing Mitigation and Treatment Wetlands
- Creating Planting Plans
- Conducting Plantings
- Monitoring Mitigation Wetlands
- Correcting Non-Compliant Mitigation Areas
- Conducting Hydrologic Studies
- Wetland Construction
Their work has been approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, and the US Army Corp of Engineers. Industries for which Beran Environmental Services, Inc. has provided wetland services include:
oil & gas, mining, development, transportation, private and nonprofit organizations.
Beran Environmental Services has a qualified and experienced staff of environmental biologists skilled in wetland delineation. Staff members attend regular training to remain proficient on current wetland delineation methodologies.
Beran Environmental Services has performed hundreds of wetland delineations, providing our staff with an extensive amount of field experience. Our staff has experience delineating wetlands throughout our region from the glaciated northwest to the ridges and valleys of the Appalachian Mountains.
Beran Environmental Services has completed numerous successful wetland mitigation projects. Our service capabilities relating to wetlands include project design, permitting, construction, vegetation selection, planting, and monitoring. Beran Environmental Services, Inc. strives to provide functional low impact solutions to projects of all sizes. Our fleet of construction equipment allows for maximum flexibility with minimal impact.
One of our completed projects is the Lake View Landfill Stream Relocation and Wetland Mitigation Project consisting of the construction of eight wetland replacement areas encompassing over four acres and over 5,000 feet of stream. This mitigation project allows for the expansion of an existing landfill, extending the life of the landfill thirteen years.
Beran Environmental Services currently monitors numerous wetland and stream mitigation sites for compliance with mitigation goals. Experienced field staff follow current mitigation monitoring guidelines to provide accurate assessment of these sites. Additionally, Beran Environmental Services is able to recommend, design, and implement any remedial measures that may be necessary to comply with mitigation requirements.