Althouse and Meade, Inc. is a woman-owned small business led by principals LynneDee Althouse and Daniel Meade. Collectively, they have nearly fifty years of experience producing biological resource reports for the CEQA process. The Althouse and Meade, Inc. team has extensive experience conducting biological resource surveys, producing reports, applications, and other documents and work products for the CEQA process, and obtaining local, state, and federal, agency authorizations. We have expertise, training, and experience regarding ecology, evolution, rangeland management, general biology, monarch butterfly biology, San Joaquin kit fox biology, herpetology, wildlife biology, entomology, botany, soil science, water chemistry, wetlands, rare, threatened and endangered species, fisheries, California red-legged frog, and California tiger salamander.
Our team has conducted resource surveys and assisted with conservation planning on over 120,000 acres in California, primarily Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, and Kern Counties. We are expert at conducting large scale biological surveys, including current studies on properties of 10,000 acres and 25,000 acres.
Althouse and Meade, Inc. produces Biological Reports, Botanical Reports, Wetland Delineations, Restoration Plans, Habitat Evaluations, California red-legged frog protocol survey reports, San Joaquin kit fox surveys and reports, and many other specialized biological resource reports. Agencies accepting our reports include cities and counties throughout California’s Central Coast as well as the United States Army Corps of Engineers, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and the National Marine Fisheries Service.