Services

Frontier provides in-house expertise for a wide-range of environmental services. These services are customized on a project-by-project basis to meet specific regulatory and permitting needs.
Our services include:

Federal, State, and Local Regulatory Compliance

  • Environmental assessments and resource impact analyses in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Clean Water Act Section 404 Permits for work in wetlands, streams, playas, lakes, rivers, springs and other water bodies.
  • Permitting to establish wetland mitigation banks.
  • Permitting for stream and wetland restoration projects.
  • Biological Assessments/Biological Evaluations in accordance with Sections 7 and 10 of the Endangered Species Act.
  • Acquisition of Special Use Permits for projects on federal land.
  • State Stream Alteration, Water Rights and Water Quality permitting.
  • Erosion control permits and stormwater pollution prevention plans (SWPPP).
  • Assistance with County and Municipal zoning and planning ordinances.

Wetland and Riparian Services

  • Wetlands, springs, playa, and stream channel delineations.
  • Arid West delineation of intermittent and ephemeral channels, arroyos and washes.
  • Jurisdictional and regulatory assessment of waters of the U.S.
  • Assessment of farmed wetlands and irrigation induced wetlands.
  • Assessment of streambank stability and proper functioning condition of riparian habitat.
  • Remote inventory and mapping of wetland and riparian resources using high resolution airborne multispectral imagery, thermal imagery, and/or LIDAR.
  • GPS surveying and management of GIS databases.
  • Wetland functional assessment.
  • Impact assessment and alternatives analysis.
  • Mitigation design, planning and monitoring.

Biological and Resource Management

  • Wildlife habitat mapping and plant community inventories.
  • Migratory bird and raptor surveys.
  • Wildlife monitoring studies.
  • Threatened and Endangered (T&E) species surveys and assessments.
  • Assessment of Management Indicator Species (MIS).
  • Noxious weed surveys and treatment plans.
  • Wildlife impact assessment and mitigation plans.
  • Habitat restoration and conservation plans.
  • Resource management plans (RMPs).

Inspection Services

  • On-site assistance and supervision during project construction.
  • Environmental inspection and mitigation monitoring.
  • Erosion, sediment control and revegetation monitoring.