From initial desktop screening to detailed fatal flaws analyses and walk-through reviews of sites, Inver consistently and accurately identifies potential issues and opportunities on sites early in the project development process. A minimal investment of time and expense yielding reliable answers that avoid issues, accelerate schedules, and reduce impacts and costs.
Three decades of efficient and accurate water resource assessment throughout the Southeastern US, on projects from tens to thousands of acres, implementing field methods including US Army Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation, NC Stream Identification, NC Stream and Wetland Assessment, and Coastal Wetland delineation.
Navigating the complex and fluid regulatory world is what Inver does best. Applying a thorough knowledge of current and upcoming rules and staying actively involved in multiple professional associations, along with continuous communication with regulators, ensures the most efficient pathway for your project through ever-changing laws on the federal, state and local level.
Inver excels in preparing detailed NEPA and SEPA documents meeting funding agency requirements, including Federal Categorical Exclusions and Environmental Assessments and contributing to Environmental Impact Statements, for the NC Division of Waste Management, NC Division of Water Infrastructure, US Department of Agriculture and more.
Inver provides a full suite of services related to protected species including identification of regulatory and funding requirements under Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act, initial habitat assessments, species surveys, and informal or formal consultation with the US Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service.
Inver has over 20 years of experience managing NCDOT natural resource projects and contracts from on-call services to the Environmental Analysis Unit (2001-06 & 2008-2023), Division projects, local administered projects, and Design-Build permitting efforts. The knowledge and experience to assist your team in peak workload, or ensuring that you meet NCDOT requirements and protocols.
Over twenty five years of experience pursuing and completing Design-Build and other large projects under accelerated schedules and complex layers of regulations. Working in a multi-disciplinary team environment, Inver has the ability and experience to lead the permitting pursuit and acquisition, or consult and provide peer review for existing environmental staff.
A true teaming partner working on a project-level basis with your own environmental staff to contribute our knowledge and experience to your team...from peer review/senior oversight to supplementing staff on major projects or just a friendly second set of eyes to make sure nothing is missed.
From volunteering with local boards and professional associations to providing pro bono consulting services for non profit groups and individuals in need, Inver is committed to donating at least 10% of our work effort to give back to the local and professional community.