Environmental Services

NorthStar’s Environmental and Regulatory Compliance Team is dedicated to providing environmental and biological assessment services to a wide range of clients. Our team thinks analytically and applies forward thinking solutions to addresswetlands assessments, biological analysis, and regulatory compliance. NorthStar’s Environmental team has a deep understanding of federal and state regulations and will accurately communicate what is needed for each individual project. Our team has well over ten years of experience in construction monitoring, restoration plans, mitigation compliance and implementation, SWPPP monitoring, as well as many other services.

Regulatory Permitting:

Clean Water Act Sections 404 Nationwide Permit and 401 Water Quality Certification

Fish and Game Code Section 1600 Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement

Fish and Game Code Section 1652 Habitat Restoration or Enhancement

Fish and Game Code Section 2081 ITP and 2080.1

Rivers and Harbors Act Section 408 Permission


Municipal Services Review

Annexation Applications

Opportunities + Constrains Analysis

Zoning Analysis

Entitlement Applications

NEPA/CEQA Compliance:

Initial Studies

Mitigated Negative Declarations

Environmental Assessments

Findings of No Significant Impacts

Notice of Exemptions

Categorical Exclusions

Biological Resources:

CEQA/NEPA Compliance

Biological Resources Assessments

Wetland Delineations

Botanical Assessments

Fisheries Surveys and Analysis

Bird and Wildlife Surveys

Environmental/Biological Construction Monitoring

Mitigation Compliance and Implementation

Meet The Team


Senior Biologist

Assistant Biologist

Billy Abbott

Assistant Biologist

Jake Sivertson

Assistant Biologist


Environmental Scientist

Environmental Scientist

Mark Wolfe

Senior Planner. Department Manager