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Wetland Impact Mitigation Story: Coffey Geoscience

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A case study for Wetland Impact Mitigation

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Wetland Impact Mitigation Story: Coffey Geoscience

  1. 1. WETLAND IMPACT MITIGATION<br />
  2. 2. How to avoid this<br />
  3. 3. Local Wetland Inventories<br />
  4. 4. Wetland Delineations<br />
  5. 5. Wetland/upland boundaries are established with paired plots<br />
  6. 6. At each plot, vegetation, soil & hydrology data are recorded<br />
  7. 7. Typical output from a Wetland Delineation<br />
  8. 8. Wetland Mitigation Planning<br />*not always available<br />
  9. 9. Pros & Cons of Mitigation Construction<br />Advantages<br />Cost savings<br />Spread costs over time<br />Direct control of outcome <br />Disadvantages<br />Long term commitment<br />Cost of bonds<br />Maintenance intensive<br />
  10. 10. Removal/Fill Permit Requirements<br />A R/F permit application required for any impact over 50 cubic yards<br />Includes analysis of wetland impacts, anticipated losses, purpose & needs statements, alternatives analyses, etc.<br />Site plans, cross-sections and other engineering drawings are included<br />
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  12. 12. 1<br />Coffey Geoscience, LLC<br />Over 20 years experience<br />with Wetland Delineations & Removal/Fill Permit applications<br />

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