Synthesis Planning offers a wide range of services. How may we help you?

Wetland and Riparian Corridor Delineation and Surveying

  • Freshwater Wetland Jurisdictional Boundary Delineation
  • Tidal Wetland Jurisdictional Boundary Delineation
  • Vernal Pool Delineation
  • Ecological Assessments
  • Riparian Corridor Assessments
  • Wetland Functional Evaluations
  • Vegetation and Habitat Mapping and Surveying
  • Agency Consultations

Environmental Permitting and Planning

  • USACE Section 404 Nationwide and Individual Permits, Section 10 Permits
  • USFWS and NOAA Fisheries “No Take” Determinations, “Take” Permits
  • CDFG Streambed Alteration Agreements and Incidental Take Permits
  • RWQCB Section 401 Water Quality Certifications
  • SF BCDC Permits
  • CPUC Notice of Construction Applications
  • Mitigation and Compensation Planning and Implementation
  • Agency Consultations

GIS Analysis

  • Professional map and database development

Habitat and Environmental Assessment

  • Biological Assessments
  • Habitat Assessments
  • Ecological Assessments
  • Environmental Assessments

Emergency Planning

  • Evacuation Plans
  • Organizational Emergency Response Plans
  • Exercise and drill development
  • Hazardous Materials Planning

California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Compliance

  • Environmental Impact Assessments and Reports (EIRs and EISs)
  • Mitigated Negative Declarations/Environmental Assessments
  • Evaluation of Project Constraints, Opportunities, and Alternatives
  • CEQA Checklists
  • FONSIs
  • Categorical Exclusions/Exemptions
  • Environmental Monitoring Planning
  • Mitigation and Compensation Planning and Implementation
  • Agency Consultations
  • Expert Witness Testimony

Sensitive Wildlife Species Management and Permitting

  • T&E Species Consultations with USFWS, CDFG, and NOAA Fisheries
  • Section 7 and 10 Federal ESA Consultations
  • State Equivalent ESA Consultations
  • Protocol-Level Special Status Species and
    Habitat Surveys
  • Mitigation and Compensation Planning and Implementation

Environmental Compliance and Mitigation Monitoring

  • Mitigation and Monitoring Plans
  • Pre-Construction Clearance Surveys
  • Construction Worker Environmental Education and Training Programs
  • Construction Monitoring
  • Post-Construction Reporting
  • Agency Consultations


Safety and OSHA Compliance

  • Custom on-site inspections and job hazard analysis
  • Custom safety plans, programs and audits
  • Accident investigations
  • OSHA-style facility and site inspections to prevent injuries and citations
  • Post-OSHA citation case review, agency consultation and negotiation
  • Development and implementation of effective occupational health, safety and training programs
  • Expert Testimony