Civil Engineering Services / Ecological Restoration Design


River, Wetland, and Watershed Restoration

  • Watershed assessments and site characterization
  • Hydrology, hydraulic, and flooding analyses
  • HEC-RAS modeling
  • California Rapid Assessment Method (CRAM) for Riverine
  • Channel design
  • Fish passage and culvert design
  • Bank stabilization and in-channel structures
  • Erosion control design
  • Project plans, specifications, and cost estimates
  • River diversion and dewatering plans


Stormwater Drainage and Trail Design

  • Trail design and feasibility analysis
  • Drainage design and analysis
  • Best management practice (BMP) design to meet TRPA requirements in Tahoe
  • Best management practice (BMP) design to meet C.3 in the S.F. Bay Area
  • Low impact design (LID)
  • Plans, specifications, and cost estimates
  • Erosion control and dewatering
  • Temporary staging and access
  • ADA access and trail decommissioning


Construction Oversight and Inspection Services

  • Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP)
  • Water Pollution Control Plans (WPCP)
  • Industrial General Permit (IGP) support/QISP services
  • QSD/QSP services
  • Storm water monitoring and sampling
  • Mitigation monitoring
  • Restoration construction management and inspection
  • Construction permits and utility coordination


Environmental Planning and Reporting

  • Drainage, water supply, flooding, and water quality analyses
  • Public outreach and community workshop coordination
  • Environmental analysis for CEQA/NEPA

Featured Projects

1 - Eroded culvert outfall at Needle Peak and Ski Run to be restored
Bijou Park Creek Restoration Project

The 850-acre Bijou Park Creek Watershed extends from Heavenly Mountain Resort in the upper watershed and

Industrial General Permit

Industrial sites can pose risks to water quality from potentially harmful pollutants used in day-to-day operations.

Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care Civil Design

Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care Center is a non-profit organization that rehabilitates injured and orphaned wild animals.

Moorhen Marsh Management Plan

Moorhen Marsh is a 20-acre wetland complex constructed in 1974. Since then maintenance has been conducted

Our Expertise

Wildscape Engineering specializes in engineering and environmental services focused on solutions to preserve, protect, and promote ecological health and environmental benefits. We offer a whole system approach to hydrologic analyses, ecological restoration planning, engineering design, construction and post-project monitoring. Wildscape excels in identifying sound, innovative yet practical engineering solutions that best serve the needs of our clients.

Our team of engineers and hydrologists are experienced in the planning, design and construction of stream and wetland restoration, storm water management and water quality improvement, transportation and recreation projects. We have wide-ranging expertise from watershed scale conceptual planning to construction implementation within challenging environments such as an active river channel or steep ravine. Wildscape has QSD/QSP certified staff experienced in SWPPP and WPCP development, construction site monitoring and inspection. Our Principal, Carol Beahan PE, QSD has managed multi-disciplinary teams to assess and design for drainage, recreation, water quality, fish passage and wildlife improvements.


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Our Clients

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