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Client & Industry Needs for Pollinator & Prairie Habitat Services
The power industry continues to see pollinator-friendly initiatives requested and/or required by community stakeholders, permitting agencies, and even their own corporate sustainability initiatives. There is little debate about why reduced populations of pollinators such as bees, bats, and butterflies is concerning; however, there is a lot of discussion around how power projects and organizations can and should adopt and/or apply pollinator restoration services for project, community, and organizational value.

The ECT Approach

Our pollinator team of experts meets the client where they are, providing guidance to help build awareness, plan projects, and implement pollinator-friendly initiates of all sizes. We support clients from initial project conception through post-construction maintenance and monitoring management.

  • Awareness efforts: ECT understands design, permitting, construction and maintenance cost/benefit analysis as it relates to community outreach, design and construction costs, as well as the long-term maintenance savings of sustainable design and/or corporate sustainability efforts and initiatives.
  • Project plans: Whether a meeting a permitting requirement or designing a proactive strategy, ECT creates a project-specific pollinator plan to support permitting, add design, and to provide a return on operation and maintenance. ECT implements prairie habitat services that provide high quality long-term habitats for pollinator species.
  • Corporate initiatives: Whether related to community and customer outreach or stated corporate sustainability goals, ECT can provide big-picture guidance on how to connect pollinator habitat investments to larger corporate efforts and to support the education, communication, and cost/benefit analysis for a team or organization.

Pollinator & Prairie Habitat Capabilities

  • Site suitability evaluation
  • Monarch CCAA Certificate of Inclusion support
  • Planting design, suitable seed/ forbs mixes
  • Invasive species management (pre- and post-construction)
  • Construction, installation, maintenance & monitoring management
  • Post-construction pollinator surveys
  • Client training & education programs
  • Public hearing attendance & community engagement

What’s the Buzz?
Birds, bats, butterflies, moths, flies, beetles, wasps, small mammals, and most importantly, bees are pollinators. They play a role in more than one-third of the world’s crop production.

Pollinator habitats (prairies) consist of wildflowers, trees, shrubs & grasses that provide food, shelter, water & space for pollinator species.

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