Gillenwater Consulting offers the following services in-house. Our services can be expanded beyond this list by teaming with our extensive pool of collaborators to meet the needs of almost any project.

Ecosystem Restoration Planning and Design

  • Baseline site conditions assessment and opportunities/constraints analysis
  • Preliminary restoration planning and design
  • Preparation of restoration planning documents, maps/drawings, and supporting materials for use in the regulatory compliance process (permits, CEQA/NEPA), public outreach, and subsequent design stages
  • Construction cost estimating

Monitoring and Site Assessment

  • Monitoring/data collection plan development and document preparation
  • Quality Assurance Project Plan (QAPP) development and document preparation
  • Field data collection
    • Topographic surveying
    • Water quality monitoring
    • Surface/groundwater hydrology monitoring
    • Wetland delineation (USACE methodology)
  • Data analysis, interpretation, and report preparation 

Regulatory Compliance

  • Regulatory compliance strategy development
  • Clean Water Act Section 404/401 permit applications
  • S.F. Bay Conservation and Development Commission permit applications 
  • CA. Dept of Fish and Wildlife Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement Applications
  • Federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) consultation
  • California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) document preparation
  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) document preparation


  • Data Management and Organization
  • Cartography
  • Aerial photograph/remote sensing data analysis and interpretation
  • 3-D surface model development
  • Raster and vector spatial analysis
  • Customized GIS application development