Category Archives: Compliance

HRS Celebrates 20 Years!

HRS – Celebrating our 20th Anniversary! (2004-2024) In 2004, several Dudek staff worked together to form Habitat Restoration Sciences, Inc. (HRS) to complement the high-quality CEQA practice, biological resources services, permitting, and native habitat restoration design, and monitoring services that was the basis of Dudek’s highly regarded reputation. Dudek habitat restoration staff recognized the need

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Revisions to 4 Key Wildlife and Wetlands Rules

Several federal and state entities have enacted or proposed rule revisions in the past year, which may affect your projects. Read on to find out how. Enacted Rule Revisions Rule revisions to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) by the Department of the Interior (DOI) and to the Clean Water Rule by the U.S. Army

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How Changes to the MBTA May Affect Your Project

USFWS Reinterprets MBTA Section 2 of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) makes it unlawful to “take” (hunt, pursue, capture, injure, kill, or attempt to do so) a wide variety of migratory birds, except as permitted by regulations (16 U.S.C. § 703). The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has consistently interpreted Section 2 as

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