Biological Resources

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HANA provides a variety of biological resource services to its clients. Services include, but are not limited to biological resource surveys, pre-construction surveys, construction monitoring, and post-construction and wetland restoration oversight for projects in the western United States.

Whether monitoring or surveying for biological resources, threatened and endangered and/or sensitive species, migratory and/or nesting birds, ecological evaluations and inventories, and/or identifying environmentally sensitive areas, HANA can mobilize the required expertise to ensure all resources are protected per the mitigation measures of the approved environmental document.

HANA has a Biological Studies, Monitoring & Management department which has expertise in the following areas, as well as others:

  • Special-Status Species Permits and Surveys
  • Botanical Services and Surveys
  • Avoidance & Minimization Recommendations
  • Bat Surveys
  • Fisheries and Aquatic Assessments
  • Preconstruction Surveys
  • Benthic Macroinvertebrate Bioassessments
  • Environmental Permitting
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Mitigation
  • Construction Monitoring
  • Documentation & Reporting
  • CEQA/NEPA Analysis
  • Incidental Take Permit / MSHCP Compliance
  • Wildlife Recovery & Relocation
  • California Rapid Assessment Method (CRAM)
  • Wetland Assessment and Delineation
  • Marine Sciences
  • Water Resources

HANA staff is trained in the handling, monitoring and relocation of several Threatened, Endangered and Sensitive species:

HANA Biologist Qualifications