Coastal Resources, Inc. (CRI) is certified as a small, woman-owned certified Minority Business Enterprise/Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (MBE/DBE/WBE/SBE/WOSB) on the federal, state, local and private levels. 

CRI also holds professional engineering and landscape certifications in most states within the Mid-Atlantic region.


  • Small Business Administration, Woman-owned Small Business (WOSB)


  • Maryland (MDOT MBE/DBE/SBE)
  • Maryland SBR
  • Maryland PE Firm
  • Virginia (SWaM DBE/WBE)
  • Virginia PE-LA Firm
  • Delaware (DelDOT DBE)
  • Delaware (OSD WBE)
  • Delaware PE Firm
  • District of Columbia (DCUCP DBE/SBE)
  • Pennsylvania (PA UCP DBE)
  • West Virginia (WVDOT DBE)


  • Anne Arundel County, MD
  • Baltimore County, MD
  • City of Baltimore, MD
  • Charles County, MD
  • Howard County, MD
  • Montgomery County, MD
  • Prince George’s County, MD
  • Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority (MWAA SLBE)
  • Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC MBE)

Our technical staff pursue and maintain industry standard certifications in each of their respective areas of expertise as shown below.  

Aquatic Monitoring and Taxonomy

  • MD Biological Stream Survey (MBSS) Benthic Macroinvertebrate Sampling Certification
  • MBSS Macroinvertebrate Processing and Subsampling Certification
  • MBSS Fish Crew Leader Certification
  • MBSS Fish Taxonomist Certification
  • MBSS Physical Habitat Certification
  • Society of Freshwater Scientists (SFS) genus General Arthropods Taxonomist
  • SFS genus Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera, Trichoptera Taxonomist
  • SFS Certified Chironomidae Taxonomist
  • SFS Certified EPT Taxonomist


  • Professional Engineer, DC
  • Professional Engineer, DE
  • Professional Engineer, MD
  • Professional Engineer, PA
  • Professional Engineer, VA
  • Professional Engineer, WV
  • Engineer in Training (EIT), VT
  • Erosion and Sediment Control (E&S)
  • DNREC Sediment and Stormwater Contractor Training Program Certification “Blue Card”
  • MDE E&S Control Responsible Personnel 
  • MD State Highway Administration (SHA) E&S Yellow Card
  • Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (VDEQ) Erosion & Sediment Control Inspector

Forestry and Landscape Architecture

  • MD Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Forest Conservation Qualified Professional (QP)
  • International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist
  • Licensed Landscape Architect – MD
  • Licensed Landscape Architect – VA
  • Registered Landscape Architect – PA

Health and Safety

  • AHA, Heartsaver, First Aid CPR AED  
  • Amtrak Contractor Safety Training
  • Basic Water Rescue and Canoe Safety
  • Boating Safety Education Cert, PAFBC
  • CSX Roadway Worker Protection Training
  • Norfolk Southern Railroad Rodway Worker Protection Training
  • OSHA 40-HR Hazardous Waste Ops Safety Training
  • OSHA 8-HR Hazardous Waste Ops Safety Refresher
  • OSHA 30-HR Construction Safety Training
  • OSHA 10-HR Construction Safety and Health
  • National Safety Council Confined Spaces

Stream Restoration

  • Rosgen Level I
  • Rosgen Level II
  • Rosgen Level III
  • Rosgen Level IV
  • NC State University Stream Restoration Training


  • Certified Wetland Delineator, USACE
  • Professional Wetland Scientist
  • Professional Wetland Delineator – VA

Wildlife, Plants, and Sensitive Species

  • MD List of Qualified Birders
  • PA DCNR Wild Plant Management Permit 
  • PA Department of Agriculture Spotted Lanternfly Permit
  • Recognized Bog Turtle Surveyor – DE
  • Recognized Bog Turtle Surveyor – MD
  • Recognized Bog Turtle Surveyor – PA
  • USFWS Qualified Surveyor for small whorled pogonia (Isotria medeoloides)
  • USFWS Habitat Evaluation Procedures