Aqua-Terr Systems, Inc. is an environmental consulting firm located in the heart of Whatcom County.  For over 30 years we have specialized in critical areas permitting, wetland assessments and delineation, buffer determinations, biological assessments and surveys, impact analysis, habitat restoration, critical area reports, and just about everything else.

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, Lynden, Mount Vernon, Nooksack, Sedro-Woolley, Hamilton, and Point Roberts, 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.

We maintain insurance for public and corporate clients, including Professional Liability Errors and Omissions Insurance and a $2,000,000.00 Auto Insurance Policy.

ATSI’s mission is to efficiently and effectively administer the needs of our client while facilitating open communication with those entities involved with project development, implementation, and completion.

ATSI’s vision is to provide innovative solutions to aide clients in implementing and completing diverse projects by guiding them through the environmental regulatory process while considering biological and ecological system dynamics.

  • Communication

    We encourage our employees to express new ideas, constructive criticisms, and different opinions because individual uniqueness allows for growth within our company.

  • Flexibility

    We understand our employees have home lives outside of their work lives and we foster healthy work and home life balance. We believe allowing flexibility reduces stress and increases productivity.

  • Support

    We empower each other to succeed and cheer on achievements both professional and personal.

  • Transparency

    We are committed to upfront and complete honesty and confidentiality regarding our successes, failures, capabilities, and incapabilities because we strive to build trusting relationships and open lines of communication with clients and employees.