Since 1980, Raedeke (RAD-ĭ-kee) Associates, Inc. has provided a variety of scientific services that respond to environmental issues driven by a combination of rapid growth and changing regulatory practices.

We maintain a solid reputation of quality and integrity with community planners, regulatory agencies and our clients.

Our qualified staff of scientists, designers and technicians provides unbiased natural resource evaluations that meet the myriad requirements of federal, state, and local agencies.

Our field studies and data analyses provide an objective, scientific approach that is presented in an accessible and understandable format.

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Aquatic Resources

Raedeke Associates provides assessment of aquatic resources as part of our overall site analysis for permitting and design. Our aquatic resource services include site reconnaissance for streams, lakes, and marine and estuarine environments, focusing on assessment of hydrology, aquatic habitat, and aquatic ESA-listed or species of concern. Read More.


Wildlife Biology

Raedeke Associates, Inc. has prepared wildlife management plans for a variety of landowners and regulatory agencies, including the first Private Land Wildlife Management Area (PLWMA) plan to be approved in Washington state. This PLWMA plan allowed deer and elk management on private forest land to provide an economic return to the landowner. Read More.


Wetland Science

We have performed over 2,000 individual wetland projects in the Puget Sound region, ranging in size from less than an acre to over 1,500 acres. We provide everything from simple wetland reconnaissance to assessments, delineations, and mitigation plans. Our in-depth expertise in this field enables us to complete projects accurately, on time and on budget. In short, we help clients get projects built. Read More.


Landscape Architecture

Our landscape architecture services work together with our wetland mitigation services for successful wetland and stream mitigation design. Our emphasis is on native plant selection for enhanced survival and habitat development, as well as a visually pleasing landscape. Additionally, our landscape services are increasingly oriented around Low Impact Development design. Read More.


Project Permitting

Wetlands and streams are regulated by a variety of federal, state, and local agencies. Raedeke Associates, Inc. regularly works with clients and agency staff to prepare the necessary permit applications and supporting critical areas documents for projects affecting wetlands, streams, and wildlife. Read More.

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