Biological / Environmental Assessments

JCA, Inc. prepares Biological and Environmental Assessments for impacts due to various projects including commercial and residential developments, utility lines, airports, industrial sites, quarries, reservoirs and highway projects. Biological and/or Environmental Assessments are required for NEPA and SEPA environmental documentation and may be required for various state and federal permits. Our firm has an excellent working relationship with state and federal regulatory agencies.

Sample Projects:

  • Red-cockaded woodpecker (RCW) foraging habitat analyses (2 circles) and Biological Assessment for Phase II of golf course – residential development (516 acres), Southern Pines, Moore County, North Carolina.
  • RCW survey, foraging habitat analysis and Biological Assessment for development of Carolina Golf Association building at Pine Needles Golf Club, Southern Pines, Moore County, North Carolina.
  • Biological and Environmental Assessments (1,000 acres) for a land exchange between the Croatan National Forest and private landowners, Carteret and Craven Counties,  North Carolina.
  • Red-cockaded woodpecker survey and Biological Assessment for   Fayetteville Outer  Loop (approximately 26 miles; U.S. 401 to I-95) in  Cumberland, County, North Carolina.
  • Red-cockaded woodpecker survey by helicopter (9,393 acres), demographic monitoring of 5 groups, foraging habitat analyses (5 clusters) and Biological Assessment for red-cockaded woodpecker mitigation site in  Horry County, South Carolina.
  • Protected species survey and Biological Assessment for expansion of sand mine (706 acres), near Marston,  Richmond County,  North Carolina.