Wetland and Stream Mitigation and Management

Davey has provided wetland and stream mitigation site management services to CHA (formerly RW Armstrong), a prime vendor under contract with the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT), for on-call wetland services for projects throughout Indiana since 2009. During roadway construction and improvements, adjacent wetlands, and streams are often impacted necessitating mitigation and subsequent long-term maintenance by INDOT.

Davey has conducted mitigation site management activities on over 190 acres of INDOT-owned wetland and stream mitigation sites, including:

  • Herbaceous and woody invasive species control.
    • Low-volume foliar applications
    • High-volume foliar applications
    • Cut-stump
    • Basal bark treatments
  • Customized native seed mix recommendations and seeding.
    • No-till drill seeding
    • Broadcast over-seeding
  • Tree planting recommendations and planting.
    • Containerized trees, bare-root trees, live stakes
    • Tree shelter installation
    • Application of predator repellents and moisture retention gels
  • Installation of erosion control materials.
  • Hydrology monitoring well installation.
  • Mitigation site identification and design consultation.
  • Mitigation monitoring for evaluation of successful performance standard achievements