Natural Resource Management Services

We assist our clients to find water, negotiate wetland obligations, manage natural resources and secure permits.  Chazen’s scientific team includes ecologists, wetland scientists, hydrologists, hydrogeologists, endangered species specialists, energy analysts, engineers and planners.

Our natural resource management services include:

Water Supply

  • Well Siting: Fracture Trace Analysis and Capacity Analysis
  • Pumping Tests and Safe Yield Analysis
  • Surface Water Influence on Groundwater (GWUDI) Studies
  • Water Supply Applications
  • Regional Water Resource Assessment and Water Budgets
  • Watershed Plans and Water Protection
  • Lake and Reservoir Monitoring and Management

Wetland Services

  • Wetland Delineation
  • State and Army Corps Wetland Permits
  • Mitigation Plans and Dispute Resolution
  • In-Lieu Fee Programming

Flora, Fauna and Habitat

  • Bog Turtles, Rattlesnakes, Karner Blue Butterflies, Cricket Frogs, Indiana Bats
  • Tree Surveys
  • Invasive species and ETR Management Plans
  • Fish and Macroinvertebrate Studies

Natural Resources and Waste/Energy

  • Mining Permits
  • Solid Waste Facility Design, Closure and Monitoring
  • Energy Development; Pad Site and Transmission Line Permits and Monitoring
  • Greenhouse Gas Assessment and Water Footprint
  • Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability Design, including LEED Analysis
  • Building Energy Performance Assessments (BEPA) under ASTM

Regulatory Compliance, Representation and Expert Witness

  • SEQRA Review &andCompliance
  • Legal Team Support and Affidavits
  • Adjudicatory Hearings