Our Services

natural resources

The Natural Resource department at Lotus is comprised of experienced environmental scientists and planners.  Their specialties encompass a broad range of services including aquatic and wetland ecology, agricultural and habitat surveys, and both federal and state environmental regulations and permitting procedures.  Examples of our Natural Resource services are:

  • Wetland Identification, Delineation and Functional Assessment
  • Threatened and Endangered Species Investigations
  • Botanical Surveys
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Stream Assessments
  • Mitigation, Construction Observation, and Post-Construction Monitoring

cultural resources

Lotus Environmental's Cultural Resource team specializes in various archaeological, anthropological, and historic evaluations and surveys.  Some of our Cultural Resource services include:

  • Archaeological Investigations (Phase IA, I, II, III)
  • Preservation Planning and Consultation
  • Traditional Cultural Property Analysis
  • Section 106 Consulting Party Outreach
  • Historic Resource Surveys (Eligibility, Effects, Recordation)

environmental clearance and permitting

Our team here at Lotus also has extensive experience with environmental clearance and permitting procedures.  We offer assistance to clients to help them obtain the necessary permits for transportation reconstruction and rehabilitation projects.  Specific permits and services are as follows:

  • Environmental Impact Statements
  • Categorical Exclusions Evaluations
  • Federal Lands to Parks Conversions
  • Section 4(f) and Section 6(f) Assessments and Mitigation
  • US Army Corps of Engineers & PADEP Permits

agency and public outreach

We also assist clients with various aspects of both agency and public outreach.  This involves attending public meetings, raising community awareness and communication and coordination with various state and federal agencies.  A few of our public outreach services include:

  • Public Meetings and Hearings
  • Agency Coordination/Facilitation
  • Newsletters, and Brochure Production
  • Tribal Coordination
  • Special Interest Group Meetings