• Biological & Botanical

    Preserving Ecological Diversity

Northern California Biological and Botanical Consulting

Northern California is rich in natural biodiversity. This biodiversity stems from unique variations in natural and manmade landscapes throughout the region. Wisely conserving and managing the landscape enures the many values offered by the region’s resident plant and wildlife benefit both public and private interests alike. 

With more than 10 years of supporting private, non-profit, and public projects with biological and botanical research, surveys, and assessment Jacobszoon and Associates, Inc. has taken a leading role in the conservation, management, and mitigation of our unique plant and wildlife. 

The biological and botanical team at Jacobszooon and Associates, Inc. enures a balance approach to development and community needs and has developed numerous mitigations, re-vegetation, and long term management plans.

Wildlife Studies

We have conducted a wide variety of terrestrial and aquatic species assessments, including:

  • ● Northern Spotted Owl (NSO) consultations (including surveys and reports)
  • ● Diurnal raptor surveys
  • ● Threatened, endangered, and special species of concern surveys and habitat assessments, including California red-legged frog, Foothill yellow-legged frog, Western pond turtle, California tiger salamander, listed bats, and Point Arena Mountain Beaver
  • ● Fish and Wildlife habitat restoration planning and administration
  • ● Riparian habitat assessments
  • ● On-site monitoring for in-stream projects
  • ● Preparation of species biological assessments
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Botanical Surveys

Jacobszoon and Associates, Inc. has conducted numerous botanical surveys that comply with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for our diverse client base, including:

  • ● Baseline inventories
  • ● Threatened, endangered and special species of concern surveys
  • ● Invasive species inventories and management plans
  • ● Preparation of species biological assessments
  • ● Development of re-vegetation plans and monitoring schedules

Wetland Delineations

  • ● Conducted Wetland Delineation Surveys and assessments that meet the requirements of the US Army Corps of Engineers Technical Report (Y-81-1)
  • ● Developed Wetland Enhancement plans with California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW)
  • ● Conducted post-enhancement biological monitoring
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Fish Surveys

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Riparian Habitat Surveys

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