Atlaser Spotlight

CRI’s own David R. Smith is the Carroll County Coordinator for the Maryland & DC Breeding Bird Atlas 3 and featured in the Atlaser Spotlight of their January 2022 newsletter! Click on the Download PDF button below to read the entire Spotlight and learn more about David and atlasing. What is the best thing about atlasing?I love slowing down my birding to fully appreciate the nuances of birds. Atlasing, unlike counts or big days, requires patience in following a bird’s behaviors to look for clues that it is breeding. I often learn so much just by spending quality time with…

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As part of CRI’s Avian Monitoring Services, one of our avian biologists was recently tasked with rebuilding an active bald eagle nest on a lattice tower structure. Nests on power structures can lead to power outages when sticks foul insulators or circuits. To minimize this potential, a nest containment can be built beneath the nest to trap any sticks that might fall and cause an outage. Our raptor biologist monitored a bald eagle nest containment installation on a lattice tower where the existing eagle nest had mostly collapsed and blown out of the tower. Under authorization from a USFWS permit,…

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ARTBA 2012 Globe Award for Highways

“To the entire ICC Project Team:  It is with a great deal of pride that we have the pleasure of informing you that the Intercounty Connector project has been awarded the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) 2012 Globe Award for Highways!! The ARTBA Globe Awards Program annually recognizes private firms and public transportation agencies that do an outstanding job in protecting and/or enhancing the natural environment in the planning, design and construction of U.S. transportation infrastructure projects. The judges who select the award recipients carefully and thoroughly examine all aspects of the projects — particularly how the project mitigates impacts on, or enhances,…

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Client Feedback

“Coastal Resources is always at the top of our list. You are professional, extremely capable, and responsive!”

Brian Noll, PE, Senior Vice President, Environmental Water Resources, WBCM

“You guys have been great to work with. Many many thanks.” 

John Howle, Resident Engineer, RK&K, Dunkirk Park & Ride project

“Thank You for your participation last evening at the District Heights Commissioners meeting. The power point presentation was well done and your involvement made for a successful response from the Mayor and Commissioners. I appreciate your dedication.”

“I wanted to extend my sincere appreciation for the efforts put forth by you and the rest of your team in response to SHA’s urgent need for field delineation on this project.  With no advance notice, Coastal Resources (CRI) responded immediately and professionally. 

I understand CRI has many important clients with equally as important projects/schedules, but you were able to juggle your team’s workload to meet SHA’s immediate need.  This effort served to satisfy a very important commitment to MDE in resolving an outstanding non-compliance matter.  THANKS to YOU and your tremendous effort!!!”