Natural Resources

Natural Resources issues in California are as diverse as its unique landscapes. California Strategies’ professionals have the technical and scientific knowledge combined with the policy and political expertise to resolve conflicts and develop comprehensive natural resource strategies for our clients.

We have assisted clients with a variety of permitting work from incidental take permits, streambead alteration agreements, coastal development permits, 404 permits and 401 certifications, CEQA compliance, and encroachment permits, etc.

In addition to our permitting work, our conservation work is widely recognized throughout the State and has resulted in successful outcomes for our diverse clientele.

California Strategies has extensive experience in the following natural resource related areas:

  • Air Resources Board Compliance
  • Coastal Commission
  • Environmental Review
  • Regulatory Agency Representation
  • State and Federal Agency Permitting
  • Endangered Species and Habitat
  • Habitat Conservation Planning
  • Mitigation and Mitigation Banking
  • Wetlands Permitting
  • Mining
  • Land Conservation
  • CEQA Policy and Guidance
  • Parks and Conservation Funding
  • Natural Resources Damages
  • Marine Protection and Fisheries
  • Off-highway Vehicles
  • Water Resources and Water Quality
  • Flood Protection
  • Recycling
  • Landfills
  • Cultural Resources and Section 106
  • Coastal Protection and Permitting
  • Legislative Advocacy

California Strategies' Natural Resources Experts

Rusty Areias
Rusty Areias
Partner
Sacramento
David Armanasco
David Armanasco
Partner
Central Coast
John Benton
John Benton
Partner
Sacramento
B. B. Blevins
B. B. Blevins
Partner
Sacramento
Anthony Brunello
Anthony Brunello
Partner
San Francisco
Devon Ford
Devon Ford
Senior Associate
Sacramento
Ben Haddad
Ben Haddad
Partner
San Diego
Ted Harris
Ted Harris
Partner
Sacramento
Winston Hickox
Winston Hickox
Partner
Sacramento
Steve Larson
Steve Larson
Partner
San Francisco
Kristin Olsen
Kristin Olsen
Partner
Central Valley
Claire van Zuiden
Claire van Zuiden
Partner
Sacramento
Charles Watson
Charles Watson
Associate
Sacramento
Carol Whiteside
Carol Whiteside
Partner
Central Valley