Environmental, Biological, & Land Use
Consulting & Management Firm
Environmental, Biological, & Land Use
Consulting & Management Firm
We specialize in assisting clients with meeting project design standards and goals.
We specialize in assisting clients with meeting project design standards and goals.
Since 1988, we have assisted more than 1,750 clients on over 40,500 acres of public and private land through local, state, and federal biological permitting and consultation processes.
Since 1988, we have assisted more than 1,750 clients on over 40,500 acres of public and private land through local, state, and federal biological permitting and consultation processes.
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Aqua-Terr Systems, Inc. is a quickly growing environmental consulting firm located in the heart of Whatcom County serving local and neighboring jurisdictions.  For over 30 years we have specialized in critical areas permitting, wetland assessments and delineation, buffer determinations, biological assessments and surveys, wetland impact analysis, habitat restoration, critical area reports, and wetland mitigation and monitoring. We are an active member in the Wetland Study Group and develop our knowledge and skills through continued education. Most of all, we value community and client relationships, and it shows through the services we provide to accomplish our customer’s goals. 

 

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Since 1988, we have served over 1,750 clients on over 40,500 acres of public and private land through local, state, and federal biological permitting and consultation processes. We assess biological critical areas on tracts greater than 1,000 acres and parcels less than 1 acre for large and small development projects, including commercial, residential, and public facilities.

Our general service areas include Whatcom, Skagit, Island, San Juan, Snohomish, and King counties, with clients in the greater Washington area, Alaska, and Canada. In addition, we consult with local jurisdictions including Anacortes, Arlington, Bellingham, Blaine, Burlington, Ferndale, Hamilton, Lynden, Mount Vernon, Nooksack, Point Roberts, and Sedro-Woolley.  We also work with state agencies including Ecology and WDFW, federal agencies including Corps, USFWS, USEPA, and NOAA, and sovereign nations including the Upper Skagit, Nooksack, and Lummi Native Tribes.

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Property Types

Who

General

Permitting

Project Specific

Preliminary Review

Development/Design

Implementation

Completion/Compliance

Preliminary through Completion/Compliance for Wetland Permitting
Preliminary Floral & Faunal Surveys for Hydroelectric Permitting
Preliminary through Completion/Compliance for Wetland Permitting
Mitigation Planning for Wetland Permitting
Mitigation Planning for Shoreline Permitting
Mitigation Planning for Wetland Permitting
Preliminary Existing Conditions Valuation Study for Town Relocation

Karla Gallina, BS, PWS, CERP

Owner/Principal Biologist

Tony Gallina, BA

Office Manager

Olin Anderson, MLA

Senior Biologist

Steven Walker, BS

Associate Biologist

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