The conservation and wise management of California’s diverse ecological and biological resources is driven by many of the social, economic, and land use decisions that face the world today. Federal, state, and local regulatory agencies have adopted increasingly stringent environmental standards. Sapphos Environmental, Inc. combines scientific expertise with in-depth knowledge of permitting and compliance protocols to achieve technically sound, cost-effective solutions for biological resources issues for a full spectrum of environmental projects.
Sapphos Environmental, Inc. has been pivotal in successfully completing the wide range of general and directed surveys for biological resources, threatened and endangered species, and wetlands issues for publicly and privately sponsored projects, including utility-scale renewable energy projects in Shasta, Kern, San Bernardino, and Santa Barbara Counties; major airports, such as Los Angeles International Airport; small- to large-scale transportation projects, including highway widening and bridge improvement projects; parks and golf courses; and master-planned communities and mixed-use developments.
Biological Resources Services
Policies to encourage the preservation of significant historic resources have been widely adopted at all levels of government, ranging from the National Historic Preservation Act enacted by the federal government in 1966, to state-level legislation such as CEQA, to numerous municipalities that have incorporated cultural resources ordinances into their municipal codes. Sapphos Environmental, Inc. architectural historians command a thorough knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local regulations and criteria of significance for historic properties and have a track record of providing usable and defensible historic resources surveys, historic assessments, and property evaluations. The firm is experienced with providing a diverse range of cultural resources management documents and services for historic properties. All team leaders meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards.
Historic Resources Services