ERC staff routinely conduct an inventory of all-natural resources on and adjacent to project sites for integration in planning and protection. Natural resource inventory information and recommendation assist municipal planners, engineers, and board members in making wise land-use decisions. ERC can provide preparation of a full multi-media EA/EIR for new or expansion of the existing facility.
ERC staff has completed numerous EA and EIR documents for a wide range of commercial or industrial facilities in the upper Midwest. Our team of biologists, ecologists, and botanists provides a comprehensive group for the identification and evaluation of environmental impacts on the natural resource community. We also conduct Endangered and Threatened Species Surveys for development, siting, and planning projects. Our staff of biologists, ecologists, and botanists provides expertise in identifying and reporting plant and animal species of concern for permitting and/or planning efforts of land development.
ERC staff can assist our clients with the preparation and submittal of State and Federal grant program applications. ERC staff provide liaison with Federal, State, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) for partnering assistance and grant funding. Cooperative partnerships can yield positive results in gaining and leveraging funding opportunities and providing in-kind manpower that reduces costs and improves efficiency.