Biological Assessments, Surveys & Monitoring

Sage Institute has solution-oriented biologists that work closely with our clients to provide quality and cost effective biological resource consulting services. Our goal is to act as a turnkey operation for our clients. We apply our expertise to prepare Biological Resources Assessments, and advise and assist with developing and implementing regulatory compliance strategies.  SII services range from site-specific project analysis to large-scale efforts such as Habitat Conservation Plan development. Ultimately, we help guide our clients in implementing successful projects that minimize impacts to biological resources.

Our wildlife biologists, botanists, ecologists, and project managers have extensive experience in the following areas:

  • Biological Assessments and Constraints Analysis
  • Special-Status Plant Surveys / Floristic Inventory
  • Special-Status Wildlife Surveys (Terrestrial, Aquatic, Breeding Bird)
  • Habitat Restoration Planning, Implementation, and Monitoring
  • State ESA Compliance Strategies and Section 2081 Incidental Take Permit Processing
  • Federal ESA Habitat Conservation Plan Development and Section 7 Consultations
  • Programmatic and Regional Permitting and Compliance Services
  • Fairy Shrimp Surveys (Wet / Dry Season) Recovery Permit #TE-090849-1
  • Full-service Geographic Information System (GIS) Analysis and Mapping
  • Agency-Approved Construction Monitoring
  • Wetland Delineations and Jurisdictional Determinations (Federal and State)
  • California Natural Diversity Database Review and Analysis (CNDDB)
  • Construction and Post-Construction Monitoring and Reporting