Wetlands
Balance staff work in a variety of wetland environments, including:
  • vernal pools
  • tidal and freshwater marshes
  • seasonal wetlands
  • coastal lagoons
  • springfed systems
  • riparian corridors
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    We specialize in all aspects of wetland work:
  • design of mitigation wetlands for permitting
  • evaluation of potential environmental impacts to wetlands
  • restoration feasibility and design
  • conservation planning for wetland protection
  • water-quality treatment wetlands
  • hydrologic modeling and monitoring


  • Selected Reports:
  • Maintaining ponding and water quality in the Lennar Vernal Pool, Moorpark, CA (pdf)

  • Hydrologic processes affecting vernal pools at Yosemite Lake, Merced Co (pdf)

  • Allometric analysis of natural drainage in the formation of design criteria for wetland mitigation, Merced Co (pdf)

  • Hydrologic monitoring plan for sustaining a separated wetland near Calle Joaquin, San Luis Obispo Co (pdf)

  • Hydrologic sufficiency for sustaining a separated wetland near Calle Joaquin, San Luis Obispo Co, 2004 (pdf)



  • Selected Project Summaries
    Deer Valley Meadow Restoration
    Santa Clara County, CA
    (pdf)
    Pacific Commons Treatment Wetland Design and Monitoring
    Fremont, CA
    (pdf)
    Stanford Rosewood Mitigation Wetlands
    San Mateo County, CA
    (pdf)
    Wetland and Stream Mitigation Design
    Contra Costa County, CA
    (pdf)
    Seasonal Wetland Mitigation
    Lake County, CA
    (pdf)
    Vernal Pool Modeling and Monitoring
    Ventura County, CA
    (pdf)