Habitat Architects staff has completed nearly 100 wetland delineations over the past 3-years. Members of the Habitat staff have also served as a field instructor for the USACE 1987 Wetland Delineation Manual.
Wetland Delineation – Kansas Army National Guard – Salina, KS
The Kansas Training Center (KSTC), Kansas Army National Guard (KSARNG) is an approximately 3,536 acre tract of land located in the northeast corner of the Smoky Hill Air National Guard Range. Habitat Architects conducted a jurisdictional evaluation and wetland delineation for the entire property in accordance with the 1987 Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation Manual and supporting regional supplement (Great Plains Region). A total of 9,726 linear feet of jurisdictional waters of the U.S. were identified on the project site including 5.86 acres of wetlands.
Habitat Assessment – Armour Road – North Kansas City, MO
The USEPA required the completion of a formal habitat assessment for a previously completed superfund site in North Kansas City, Missouri prior to development of the site for commercial use. Habitat Architects completed a habitat assessment for the property including the identification of existing habitats, potential wildlife usage and the completion of a Floristic Quality Assessment of site vegetation to determine habitat quality and a measure of mitigation of project impacts.
Threatened and Endangered Species – Indiana Bat Habitat Review – Springfield, MO
A commercial development was proposed on a tract of land in the city of Springfield, MO. The USFWS identified the proposed development site as having the potential to provide suitable habitat for Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis). Habitat Architects was contracted to complete a habitat suitability review and determine any potential effects the project may have on Indiana bat. The habitat suitability review included a vegetative community assessment and community mapping along with canopy coverage classifications and species identification of site vegetation.