Local, regional, and landscape scale habitat and ecosystem restoration expertise across the U.S.
Ecosystem Expertise

ECT performs water resources assessments as well as planning and policy analysis for clients seeking solutions that are economically viable and environmentally sustainable. We partner when helpful and necessary, and offer our core expertise in the following areas:

  • Ecological restoration
  • Aquatic restoration
  • Upland restoration
  • Stream & river restoration
  • Wetland restoration
  • Lake restoration
Planning & Engagement

Technical expertise is required to restore an environment to a thriving ecosystem — however, there are many steps to make such exciting work possible. ECT has a veteran team with decades of success helping communities and stakeholders identify and prioritize their greatest areas of concern and scale their successful efforts with financing strategies and partnerships. While there are unique needs to getting every project off the ground, we offer these commonly helpful consulting services that support successful ecosystem restoration results.

  • Clean Water Act compliance (316)
  • Situational assessment and planning
  • Policy analysis & assessment
  • Municipal ordinance development & implementation
  • Program management support
  • Grant writing and financial strategies
  • Community engagement plans and programs
  • Visualization support
Restoration Design & Support

ECT is known nationally for our innovative and successful ecosystem restoration work. Whether supporting the critical Great Lakes region, helping a small town restore blighted property, or supporting compliance needs for industrial clients, we bring the knowledge and practical application required when working for the greater good.

  • Climate-resilient design strategies
  • Floristic quality assessments
  • Vegetation mapping, sampling & monitoring
  • Coastal, hydraulic & hydrologic modeling
  • Dam removal & fish passage modifications
  • Environmental assessments (EAs) & impact statements (EISs)
  • Listed & invasive species management
  • Landscape ecology
  • Stormwater systems/best management practices (BMP) evaluation & design
  • Stream & streambank restoration
  • Threatened & endangered plant & animal species surveys & management plans
  • TMDL preparation & avoidance
  • Water quality monitoring
  • Watershed management planning
  • Wetland determination and delineation
  • NPDES permitting
    Wetland, floodplain, & species permitting
  • Construction & post-construction monitoring