HELIX’s experienced biological consultants have collectively completed hundreds of biological studies and environmental documents ranging from small development projects to large-scale specific plans and resource planning efforts. HELIX biologists regularly work with both the public and private sectors on monitoring and surveying development-related projects, including large- and small-scale housing and commercial developments; military bases; road, highway, and other civil projects; pipeline and powerline alignment studies; and parks and recreation facilities. The HELIX biology staff holds U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service permits for coastal California gnatcatcher, Quino checkerspot butterfly, San Diego and Riverside fairy shrimp, desert tortoise, and southwestern willow flycatcher.
HELIX biology staff has natural resource management expertise that includes: