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Improving Well and GIS Coordinates

In October 2012, Habitat Management, Inc. joined with WhiteStar Corporation to test the accuracy of two separate data sets and evaluate the level of effort required to improve them. The two data sets evaluated were the Public Lands Survey System (PLSS) section corners and locations of oil and gas wells. The well locations were obtained from local official sources- […]

Lions Park Poudre River Restoration

Located in LaPorte, CO, the popular Lions Park offers 20 acres of hiking and biking trails, picnic areas, and fishing along the bank of the Cache LaPoudre River. Due to changes in hydrological patterns, erosion of the river’s bank was nearing the public trail, threatening to wash it away, while in-stream sediment build-up was affecting […]

Vermejo Park Ranch AML Reclamation and Channel Reconstruction

Location & Year: Vermejo Park Ranch, Raton, NM – 2009-2012 Team Members: HMI, WET & HC Owner: State of New Mexico Abandoned Mine Lands Program Water & Earth Technologies, Inc. and Habitat Management, Inc. were contracted by the Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Program of the New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department (EMNRD) to […]

Reclamation Vegetation Monitoring

After drilling operations are complete, well pads are reclaimed to the minimum size necessary for ongoing gas production and maintenance. Habitat Management conducts annual vegetation inspections for WPX Energy on approximately 200 well pads to evaluate reclamation success and has developed GIS tools to streamline data collection, data management, and reporting. An electronic form and […]