Biological Studies

Ironwood conducts focused surveys for threatened and endangered plant and wildlife species while remaining abreast of recent cases in environmental law influencing protocols for biological studies.

Biological Surveys

We Are Qualified To Conduct A Wide Spectrum Of Biological Consulting Services Including:

  • Habitat assessments
  • Protocol plant and wildlife surveys
  • Presence-absence surveys
  • Small mammal live-trapping
  • Camera trapping
  • Botanical inventories
  • Vegetation community mapping
  • Jurisdictional water and wetland delineation
  • Mitigation land evaluation
  • Habitat restoration

Ironwood biologists hold state and federal permits for several species and have extensive experience within the Mojave and Colorado Deserts in California, Nevada, and Arizona.

We are knowledgeable in numerous special-status species including:
  • Desert tortoise
  • Mohave ground squirrel
  • Desert kit fox
  • Western burrowing owl
  • Least Bell’s vireo
  • Red-legged frog
  • Rare plants
  • Invasive plants
  • Nesting birds
  • Raptors
  • Fairy shrimp