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RES Acquires Redwing Ecological Services

Region’s Premier Ecological Services Firm Gives Boost to RES Turnkey Solutions in Kentucky and Surrounding States

December 21, 2020

RES announced today the acquisition of Redwing Ecological Services Inc., an ecological services firm specializing in streamlining the permitting process for wetland, stream, and endangered species issues supporting public and private development and mitigation projects. Redwing is based in Louisville, Kentucky.

“The team at Redwing brings into RES decades of experience serving Kentucky, Tennessee, and Indiana with superior ecological consulting and design services,” says Darrell Whitley, RES President and CEO. “Their deep bench of ecologists and environmental engineers will strengthen our team and bring unique, local knowledge and experience to our turnkey, long-term stewardship approach to our projects.”

“Being part of RES is exciting for our team, our customers, and our projects,” says Ron Thomas, President and Senior Ecologist at Redwing. “Redwing has built a strong reputation as a trusted advisor to the development and ecological restoration community in Kentucky and the region. We look forward to continuing in that role while making an even bigger positive impact by being part of a team that takes ownership of projects, all the way through construction and long-term monitoring and maintenance.”

Founded in 1999, Redwing provides a wide range of ecological assessment, environmental engineering, and NEPA compliance services. The Redwing team will continue its operations in the Louisville headquarters office and work closely with the RES team.

“Redwing is so well respected in the region and brings a new energy to our work to serve our species and wetland mitigation banks and clients across several states,” says Don Seaborn, Region Vice President, East. “We are delighted the team will be continuing in their current roles as we focus on growing the positive impacts of the region’s restoration and conservation projects, together.”