The vegetation, soils, and hydrology classifications began on the Makushin Geothermal Project during the second week of July. The US Army Corps of Engineers standards call to distinguish wetlands from uplands along the proposed road alignment.
Travis Peterson Environmental Consulting, Inc. (TPECI), our wetlands and permitting experts include: Casey Volk, graduate of Univ. Nevada-Reno, Wildlife Ecology Conservation, (photo); and Eddie Packee, PhD. Eddie has been classifying wetlands for over 20 years in Alaska.
In this photo they are defining the riparian habitat on the alluvial plain
at the top of the lower valley.