WRA Speaker Joins AEP Wetland Permitting Workshop

On April 23, 2019, The Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP) San Francisco Bay Area Chapter will host a workshop on permitting strategies for projects impacting wetlands. Featured speakers Scott Birkey, partner at Cox, Castle & Nicholson and Dr. Amanda McCarthy, principal at WRA, Inc. will explore recent legal and regulatory updates at federal and state … Continue Reading »

WRA Experts Presenting Restoration Topics at SERCAL 2019

WRA is a proud sponsor of the 2019 SERCAL Conference April 10-12, 2019 in Santa Barbara! This year’s theme is Beyond Recovery: Restoration for the Future, and the event is focused on collective restoration expertise and efforts that work toward resiliency and ecosystem recovery for current and future generations. Kari Dupler is chair for the … Continue Reading »

WRA’s San Diego Office Has Moved!

The San Diego office of WRA, Inc. has relocated to a new space near Balboa Park. The move allows the team to be more centralized to clients near the city’s center while shortening the commute for nearly all team members.   “We are really excited about our new location and ability to better serve our … Continue Reading »

Spring is here and so are the nesting birds: What does it mean for your project?

by Jason Yakich and Patricia Valcarcel, Wildlife Biologists; photo credits Patricia Valcarcel Changes to interpretations of long-standing protections to birds and their nests has caused confusion for project planning and compliance. We outline the difference between federal and state regulations, current interpretations of these regulations, and what it may mean for your project.  On December … Continue Reading »