11571 Prospect Hill Drive, Gold River, CA  95670 | (916) 638-7368 (office) | (916) 812-2540 (cell) | michael.bumgardner@att.net

Mr. Bumgardner, President of BBC, has more than 25 years of experience in the environmental compliance industry that includes the following services:

  • Preparing documents that comply with the statutory requirements and guidelines for federal Endangered Species Act Section 7 Consultations, Section 10(a)(1)(B) incidental take permits, Section 10(a)(1)(A) safe harbor agreements, and California Fish and Game Code Section 2081 management agreements and Section 2080.1 consistency determinations.

  • Managing and conducting protocol and other surveys (including photo-documentation) for special-status species including, but not limited to: valley elderberry longhorn beetleCalifornia tiger salamanderarroyo toadwestern spadefootmountain yellow-legged frogCalifornia red-legged frogdesert tortoisewestern pond turtleblunt-nosed leopard lizardgiant garter snakeCalifornia Ridgeway's railCalifornia black rail, spotted owlburrowing owlnorthern goshawkSwainson’s hawkleast Bell’s vireo, southwestern willow flycatcherCalifornia gnatcatcher, and San Joaquin kit fox

  • Preparing impact analyses involving sensitive habitats and special-status species, designing feasible mitigation measures or programs to reduce significant impacts on biological resources, and resolving project conflicts with biological resources.

  • Conducting environmental constraints analyses, feasibility studies, habitat suitability evaluations, and large project biological compliance monitoring.

  • Managing and preparing environmental documents that comply with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), California Coastal Act, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) Rules of Procedure, and requirements of international lending institutions (e.g., Overseas Private Investment Corporation, World Bank, etc.).

  • Providing expert witness services for both domestic and foreign environmental compliance processes.

Quality Biological Services Through Technical Proficiency and Experienced Management