Services

“It is our collective and individual responsibility…to preserve and tend to the world in which we all live.”

--Dalai Lama

Copperhead provides a comprehensive suite of ecological services to support our clients in the public and private sectors.

Aquatic Ecology/Threatened & Endangered Species


  • Freshwater mussel survey, relocation, habitat assessment, and monitoring
  • Water quality monitoring
  • Fish surveys, habitat assessment and monitoring
  • Macroinvertebrate surveys
  • Watershed planning
  • Erosion/Sedimentation control monitoring

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Environmental Planning & Permitting


  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
  • Biological Assessments (BA)
  • Environmental Assessments (EA) and Environmental Impact Statements (EIS)
  • Endangered Species Act (ESA) Documentation
  • Bat and Bird Mitigation Plans
  • Habitat Conservation Plans (HCP)
  • Site Characterization Surveys
  • 401/404 Permitting
  • National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permitting

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Forestry


  • Forest management planning
  • Invasive species management
  • Timber marking and sale administration
  • Timber inventory and appraisal
  • Timber trespass appraisal and expert witness
  • Timber stand improvement (TSI)
  • Wildlife habitat improvement
  • Tree planting and site preparation
  • Prescribed fire
  • Forest health assessments
  • Early successional/pollinator habitat management

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Geospatial


  • Geodatabase design and management/li>
  • Habitat modeling
  • Data management and integration
  • Custom web and app-based data collection and processing
  • Spatial and statistical analysis
  • Custom cartographic map production

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Research


  • T&E Bat Migration and Habitat Use
  • Development of Artificial Bat Habitat
  • Long Term Indiana Bat Colony Monitoring
  • Develop Novel Methodology (e.g., use of acoustic lure)
  • Bat Inventory of the Maya Mountains, Belize

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Terrestrial Ecology/Threatened & Endangered Species


  • Presence/Absence Surveys
  • Baseline inventory data
  • Impact assessment
  • Post-impact monitoring
  • Breeding bird surveys
  • Raptor Migration Surveys
  • Reptile and Amphibian Inventories
  • Pollinator Surveys

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Wetlands


  • Wetland and stream delineation
  • Wetland functional assessments
  • Clean water act
  • Section 404 and 401 (Federal and State) permitting
  • Regulatory agency consultation
  • Wetland mitigation monitoring
  • Stream mitigation monitoring
  • Invasive species control

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