Big Darbonne Bayou, Phase I Wetland Mitigation Bank Permitting

EcoGENESIS is providing subcontracted technical services to a consulting company in Louisiana for the establishment and permitting of this +145 acre bottom-land hardwood restoration site located within the West Atchafalaya Basin Floodway in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.  EcoGENESIS’ responsibilities include project management, agency coordination, and preparation of the Mitigation Work Plan, technical sections and attachments of the Mitigation Banking Instrument (MBI), data collection, restoration design, mitigation and existing wetland functional analysis, and Section 404 permitting for enhancement activities within wetlands and waters of the United States.  EcoGENESIS is working closely with the United States Army Corps (USACE) New Orleans District and a primary consultant to permit this restoration project.