Hillsborough County Selects Bio-Tech Consulting for Habitat Restoration Project at Balm Boyette Scrub Nature Preserve

– as successful bidder Bio-Tech Consulting will help reduce density and canopy cover to help restore habitats for native plants and animals –

ORLANDO, Fla. – Bio-Tech Consulting Inc., a full-service environmental consulting firm headquartered in Orlando, Fla. and serving clients throughout Florida and the Southeastern United States, today announced that it was the successful bidder for the Balm Boyette Scrub Nature Preserve Canopy Reduction project initiated by the Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department. The project aims to reduce the density and canopy cover of hardwood trees and sand pines at the Balm Boyette Scrub Nature Preserve in Hillsborough County.

The purpose of the habitat restoration project is to improve the quality of conditions for gopher tortoises, Florida scrub jays and other wildlife and native plant species throughout the preserve. The work area is approximately 41 acres in the central portion of the Balm Boyette Scrub Nature Preserve, which provides oak scrub habitats to the area’s flora and fauna.

“Working with Hillsborough County on restoring these valuable oak scrub habitats is an important part of enhancing the local populations of several endangered or threatened species of wildlife and plants,” said John Miklos, president of Bio-Tech Consulting. “We’re happy to be onboard for this project, and Bio-Tech Consulting will utilize the skills and expertise of its Tampa-based employees to help guide and oversee this project.”

Per requirements of the bid, habitat restoration work must begin no earlier than December 1, 2014 and be concluded by February 28, 2015.

About Bio-Tech Consulting Inc.
Established in 2003, Bio-Tech Consulting is a full-service environmental consulting firm headquartered in Orlando, Fla. with offices across the state. Bio-Tech Consulting services include permitting, environmental assessments, wetlands mitigation, monitoring, wildlife sciences, erosion and sediment control, pond […]

By |September 25th, 2014|Press Releases|Comments Off on Hillsborough County Selects Bio-Tech Consulting for Habitat Restoration Project at Balm Boyette Scrub Nature Preserve

Bio-Tech Consulting Wins Bid to Provide Gopher Tortoise Habitat Restoration at Lake Proctor Wilderness Area

– Seminole County Board of County Commissioners awarded bid for habitat restoration and
mechanical treatment of burn zones –

ORLANDO, Fla. – Bio-Tech Consulting Inc., a full-service environmental consulting firm serving clients throughout Florida and the Southeastern United States, today announced that it won a bid for gopher tortoise habitat restoration from the Seminole County Board of County Commissioners. The bid calls for the mechanical treatment of burn zones within the Lake Proctor Wilderness Area near the town of Geneva, Fla.

To maintain healthy gopher tortoise habitats, the land is dependent on regular, prescribed burns. Bio-Tech Consulting’s restoration services across approximately 47 acres of the Lake Proctor Wilderness Area will include mowing perimeter fire lines and removing trees along the shoulder to allow for safe and effective burns.

Per requirements of the bid, all mowing must be done to a natural grade via mulching or rotary blade-type mower to reduce vegetation, and any trees in the shoulder shall be removed to ground level. All mechanical treatment work of the burn zones is to be completed by May 1, 2014.

About Bio-Tech Consulting Inc.
Established in 2003, Bio-Tech Consulting is a full-service environmental consulting firm headquartered in Orlando, Fla. with offices across the state. Bio-Tech Consulting services include permitting, environmental assessments, wetlands mitigation, monitoring, wildlife sciences, erosion and sediment control, pond management, lake management, and landscaping services. Projects range from single-family residences to master-planned communities to governmental facilities. With the expertise, equipment and commitment, Bio-Tech Consulting guides its clients through increasingly complex and rapidly changing permitting and compliance processes on local, state and federal levels. For more information visit www.bio-techconsulting.com.

By |March 27th, 2014|Press Releases|Comments Off on Bio-Tech Consulting Wins Bid to Provide Gopher Tortoise Habitat Restoration at Lake Proctor Wilderness Area

Bio-Tech Consulting Works with Corvias Military Living on New Housing Privatization Projects at Elgin Air Force Base and Hurlburt Field

– Corvias Military Living contracts Bio-Tech Consulting for wildlife surveys, permitting services –

ORLANDO, Fla. – Bio-Tech Consulting Inc., a full-service environmental consulting firm headquartered in Orlando, Fla. and serving clients throughout Florida and the Southeastern United States, today announced that it was recently contracted by Corvias Military Living to provide wildlife surveys and permitting services for new housing privatization projects being implemented at Eglin Air Force Base and Hurlburt Field in Fort Walton Beach, Fla.

For both projects, Bio-Tech Consulting conducted wildlife surveys across ±900 acres at Eglin Air Force Base and ±200 acres at Hurlburt Field. Bio-Tech Consulting will work with Corvias Military Living to resolve any potential concerns between listed species and the proposed development. Species of concern for the surveys included gopher tortoise, indigo snake, red-cockaded woodpecker, black bear, gulf sturgeon, and sea turtle.

“These are certainly important projects not only for the military installations, but also the entire region,” said John Miklos, president of Bio-Tech Consulting. “We are proud to be a part of these projects in the panhandle, and we look forward to our continued work with the Corvias Group on enhanced housing opportunities for service members and their families.”

About Corvias Group
Corvias is a privately-owned, vertically-integrated real estate solutions group dedicated to building strong communities through partnerships that deliver the highest quality development, construction and management solutions to a range of clients, including the military and higher education. Applying our success as pioneers of real estate development and management for the military, our family of companies, Corvias Military Living and Corvias Campus Living, deliver customer service that exceeds client expectations, and an innovative, comprehensive approach to facility financing, management and construction. We have the ability to forge partnerships that consistently put […]

By |January 28th, 2014|Press Releases|Comments Off on Bio-Tech Consulting Works with Corvias Military Living on New Housing Privatization Projects at Elgin Air Force Base and Hurlburt Field