Innovate Blog

Environmental

UPDATE: Rusty Patched Bumble Bee Now Listed as Endangered

UPDATE: Rusty Patched Bumble Bee Now Listed as Endangered

The rusty patched bumble bee (Bombus affinis) was listed as an endangered species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) on March 21, 2017. Read more »


Timmons Group Now Offers Subsurface Utility Engineering

Timmons Group Now Offers Subsurface Utility Engineering

As a leader in survey and mapping, it only seemed natural to expand our service offerings to include Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE). We are proud to add the VACMASTERS SYSTEM 1000 to our vehicle fleet. Read more »


MLK Day of Service – Seed Bombs!

MLK Day of Service – Seed Bombs!

Today we recognize Dr. Martin Luther King as a visionary and acknowledge his bravery and dedication to humanity in our nation’s fight for civil rights. As a part of the many service projects happening around Richmond today, Environmental Scientists, Engineers, and Landscape Architects from Timmons Group teamed up to get their hands dirty and make seed bombs. Read more »


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases Final 4(d) Rule for  Northern Long Eared Bat

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Releases Final 4(d) Rule for Northern Long Eared Bat

The rule includes refined limit for time of year restrictions for clearing trees within White-nose Syndrome zone. In addition, a request for a modification of your permit to reflect the reduced (June 1 to July 31) or no Time of Year Restrictions (TOYR) can now be filed. Read more »


Surveying Bats from the Endangered Species List

Surveying Bats from the Endangered Species List

With the recent listing of the northern long-eared bat (NLEB) as Threatened on the Endangered Species List by the US Fish and Wildlife Service, we became a USFWS certified biologist, which allowed us to survey for bat species. Read more »


The Drones Are Coming: A Technical Guide on Implementing sUAS in Your Daily Workflow

The Drones Are Coming: A Technical Guide on Implementing sUAS in Your Daily Workflow

Timmons Group hosted a workshop at the Mid-Atlantic Stream Restoration Conference on small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) and how to implement this new technology into projects. Read more »


Northern Long-eared Bats to be Listed as Threatened

Northern Long-eared Bats to be Listed as Threatened

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will be listing the northern long-eared bat as a threatened species under the Endagered Species Act due to the threat posed by white-nose syndrome on the bat population. Read more »


Threatened and Endangered Species – Do You Need a Plant Species Survey?

Threatened and Endangered Species – Do You Need a Plant Species Survey?

The survey seasons for small whorled pogonia (Isotria medeoloides), swamp pink (Helonias bullata) and sensitive joint vetch (Aeschynomene virginica) are quickly approaching. Timmons Group has staff that are listed by the USFWS as approved survey contacts for these endangered species.  Read more »


DEQ Continues to Accept Construction General Permit

DEQ Continues to Accept Construction General Permit

DEQ will continue to accept and process Construction General Permit reissuance registration statements received on or before February 27, 2015. Read more »


EcoStream Conference: The Drones Are Coming

EcoStream Conference: The Drones Are Coming

We hope that you will see Chris Dodson's presentation at EcoStream-Stream Ecology and Restoration Conference in Charlotte, NC.  Read more »