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Black Thunder Mine Biological Assessment

Habitat Management, Inc. (HMI) provides environmental services to the world’s largest surface coal mine, the Black Thunder Mine owned by Arch Coal, Inc. Since 2007, HMI has consistently provided professional natural resource services at Black Thunder Mine including environmental baseline studies, vegetation monitoring and inventories, assisting with Environmental Impact Statements, and Federal permitting and regulatory […]

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 […]

Thunder Basin Grassland Prairie Ecosystem Association

Formed in 1999, the Thunder Basin Grassland Prairie Ecosystem Association (TBGPEA) was created to address concerns about land management practices in the region, including ranching, coal, coal-bed methane, oil, and gas.  Of particular concern is the effect of these practices on wildlife species and their habitat.  In order to provide scientific and statistical information on […]

Arkansas River Channel Restoration – Climax Mine, CO

The headwaters of the East Fork of the Arkansas River cross the Climax Mine property at an elevation of approximately 11,000 ft. During past mining activities, the river was diverted into a concrete culvert and the original river bed was buried.  In 2006, Habitat Management was contracted to design and construct approximately 2,000 ft of […]