Pacific Ecological Consultants, LLC
Pacific Ecological Consultants, LLC is an ecological research, education, and consulting firm owned and operated by Elizabeth Binney, PhD, PWS. Dr. Binney has over 30 years of experience in ecological consulting in the Pacific Northwest. Pacific Ecological Consultants provides services such as wetland identification and delineation, stream and fish & wildlife assessments, priority habitat and species and listed species assessments, habitat management plans, mitigation plans and monitoring, restoration, Section 404 and 401 and critical areas ordinance permitting, wetland hydrology monitoring, ordinary high water mark determinations, third party review, statistical analyses, plant identification, and more. Clients include private land owners, developers, lawers, counties, cities, non-profits, and tribes.
Pacific Ecological Consultants provides various levels of training and workshops per client request in areas such as wetland delineation, wetland assessment, native plant species identification, and permitting, as well as teaching one-week intensive courses in wetland delineation at Western Washington University, Portland State University, and University of Washington.
We continue to pursue interests basic and applied ecological research. Several of our ongoing research projects include: Oregon fairy shrimp (Eubranchipus oregonus) distribution, life history, and habitat characterization; interaction of avalanches and wildfire; and, a fire ecology study in Olympics National Park.