Canyon Environmental Group

Qualifications & Services

Canyon Environmental Group (Canyon) is an employee-owned small business & consulting firm whose areas of expertise focuses on water resources, environmental issues, natural resources sciences & permitting. Operating from Bellingham, Washington, Canyon brings local expertise & knowledge to a wide variety of projects in the Pacific Northwest. The expertise of our staff & affiliate allows us to serve a diverse client base that includes municipal, county, state, tribal governments, non-profit organizations, private industry, & individuals. Our unparalleled understanding of regional environmental, ecological & geologic processes makes us the perfect candidate to address your own unique environmental consulting needs.

Professional Services

Hydrogeology & Water Services:

  • Hydrogeology & Groundwater Investigations
  • In-stream Structures (LWD) & Water Control
  • Stream & Wetland Hydrology
  • Well Yield & Sustainability Pump Tests & Analysis
  • Aquifer Assessments & Characterization
  • Saltwater Intrusion Evaluations
  • Water Rights Evaluations
  • Watershed Assessments
  • Floodplain & Flood Control Management
    • Levees, Outfalls, & Tidegates
  • Groundwater/Surface Water Quality Monitoring

Environmental Contamination Characterization & Cleanup Services:

  • Phase 1, 2, & 3 Environmental Site Assessments (ESA)
    • BIA Phase I Environmental Assessments
  • Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Studies (RI/FS)
  • Environmental Sampling & Monitoring
  • Sediment/Soil/Water Sampling

Earth & Geological Services:

  • Geologically Hazardous Areas Assessments (Critical Areas):
    • Alluvial Fans, Landslide, Tsunami, Volcanic, & Seismic Hazard Management
  • Fluvial & Coastal Geomorphology Studies
  • Coastal Soft-shore Design
  • Sediment Management

Biological & Ecological Services:

  • Wetland, Shoreline, & Stream Ecology Studies,
  • Fish & Wildlife Habitat Conservation Area Assessments,
  • FEMA/NMFS Biological & ESA Compliance Evaluations
  • Fish Passage
    • Culvert & Bridge Assessment/Design Evaluation
  • Fish Surveys & Electrofishing

Mitigation & Restoration Services:

  • Critical Area & Buffer Mitigation/Restoration Plans:
  • Stream/Shoreline Restoration

Compliance & Permitting Support Services

  • Critical Areas
  • Surface Mine Reclamation
  • Shorelines
  • FEMA
  • Local, State, & Federal Review
  • SEPA/NEPA processes
    • BIA Fee-to-Trust NEPA Review
    • Environmental Impact Statements (EIS)
    • Environmental Assessment (EA)

Canyon would be happy to provide prospective clients or interested parties with a more detailed statement of qualifications, project list and details, staff resumes or a project specific proposal. Please contact Jeff Ninnemann for additional information at the contact information below.