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Florida ranks as one of the most ecologically diverse states by land and water with a thriving ecological restoration and mitigation market in the U.S.

RES’ integral team of industry leaders and integrated ecological expertise provide the highest quality nature-based solutions that uplift some of Florida’s most complex ecosystems and communities.


Comprehensive Nature-Based Solutions and Advisory Services


  • Wetland delineation and evaluation
  • Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) evaluations
  • Habitat conservation plans
  • Wildlife and habitat evaluations
  • Development feasibility studies
  • Marine resources mapping/monitoring
  • Mitigation permitting assistance
  • Land management planning
  • NEPA/PD&E studies
  • Natural Resource Evaluations (NRE)
  • Wetland mitigation planning, development, and permitting
  • Efficient Transportation Decision Making (ETDM) support
  • UMAM and other wetland functional assessments
  • Tree inventories, canopy assessments, and other arborist and urban forestry services


  • Site assessments and remediation plans
  • Geology and hydrogeology investigations
  • Contamination Screening Evaluation Reports (CSER)
  • Risk management of contaminated sites
  • Underground tank storage removal and remediation
  • Spill prevention, control, and countermeasure plans support

Permitting & Regulatory

  • Industrial wastewater permitting
  • Local wetland permitting
  • Consumptive use permitting
  • Florida Environmental Resource Permitting (ERP) and Federal Section 404 wetland permitting
  • NPDES inspections for construction projects
  • Cultural resource coordination
  • 4(F) determinations
  • USCG bridge permitting
  • State and federally protected species permitting
  • USFWS section 7 and 10 consultations
  • EFH and sea grass permitting
  • NPDES MS4 Phase I and II permitting and compliance


  • Water and wastewater design and support services
  • Hydrologic and hydraulic modeling
  • Stormwater management design and permitting
  • Stormwater management solutions for flood attenuation, water quality treatment, and resilience
  • TMDL/BMAP watershed and system planning, mapping, modeling, and analysis and project development
  • Vulnerability assessment and critical infrastructure evaluations, mapping, and flood resiliency planning
  • Stream assessment and design
  • Stormwater/water quality master planning
  • Land acquisition/site evaluation & due diligence
  • Floodplain analysis, impact assessment, and compensation/mitigation
  • Stormwater infrastructure inspection, and condition assessment
  • Living shoreline design
  • Mitigation bank surface and groundwater hydrology and design


Florida Contacts

Client Solutions Manager
  • M: 239.530.8044
Credit Sales Coordinator
  • D: 941.284.7992
Land Representative
  • M: 904.496.6394
Advisory Services Manager
  • D: 954.484.8500

RES in Florida

  • 1997

    Sandy Walters Consultants, Inc. founded

  • 2000

    E Sciences founded

  • 2021

    RES opens first Florida office in West Palm Beach

  • 2021

    RES acquires Big Cypress Mitigation Bank

  • 2021

    RES acquires Sandy Walters Consultants, Inc.

  • 2021

    RES acquires Highlands Ranch Mitigation Bank

  • 2022

    RES acquires E Sciences

  • 2022

    RES permitting Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Gopher Tortoise Recipient sites

  • 2023

    Jose Marti Park project's WEDG® verification is recognized, a first for the state and for which RES provided civil engineering and stormwater design

  • 2023

    RES acquires Bluefield Ranch Mitigation Bank, one of Florida’s most ecologically diverse banks.