Representative Projects

PlanTierra provides environmental, ecological, and agricultural scientific consulting services to a variety of land and water managers.  The following summaries represent some of the diverse projects on which we advise clients on regulatory strategies and technical approaches to meeting their environmental performance goals. Please contact us for additional information. 

  • Agricultural Water Quality Projects, California Rice Commission, Management Practices Evaluation Program for the Southern San Joaquin Valley MPEP Committee
    Primary areas of expertise: irrigation and drainage; water quality; fate and transport of constituents in irrigated lands; evaluation and development of efficient regulatory approaches to irrigated lands.
  • Central Valley Salinity Alternatives for Long-Term Sustainability (CV-SALTS), Central Valley Salinity Coalition
    Primary areas of expertise: irrigation and drainage; water quality; regulatory negotiation; salinity, nutrient, and specific ion evaluation; workable approaches to protecting Central Valley groundwater quality.
  • Stabilization of Fragile Lands, Owens Lake Dust Mitigation Program for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Salton Sea Air Quality Program for Imperial Irrigation District
    Primary areas of expertise: strategic planning and regulatory processes; land stabilization for dust emissions control; water conservation; water quality; irrigation and drainage; salinity and trace element management; habitat creation.
  • Conservation Potential of Salinity Mitigation Strategies, National Water Research Institute
    Primary areas of expertise: water conservation; water quality; landscape irrigation and drainage; salinity.