Waypoint, LLC is an ecological and archaeological consulting firm. At Waypoint, LLC  we guide our clients through complex regulatory situations while maintaining a practical and workable approach to protection of our natural resources. Our clients recognize us as dedicated project managers and scientists focused on completing projects in a time and cost-effective manner.

Our devoted staff has grown to include a number of professionals who each possess between 5 to over 40 year backgrounds in natural resource management, aquatic and terrestrial ecology, state and federal regulations, forestry, botany, wetland science, stream delineations, geomorphology, hydrology, GIS/geospatial analysis, drone technology, and cultural resources/archaeology. Our client base includes only private sector entities distributed across several states and in different physiographic and geographic regions.

We understand the complicated and delicate situations which may arise when working with the environment and seek to simplify and streamline projects to meet our client’s goals, and resolve challenges with efficient, dynamic and pragmatic solutions. Waypoint can manage and coordinate all stages of a project through completion or offer individual services tailored to meet unique requirements. With an innovative approach, foresight into tomorrow’s regulatory challenges, a passion for our job, and a strong commitment to high quality service, we strive to achieve success and provide our clients with timely and cost-effective solutions.

We offer a working knowledge of and provide a variety of archaeological and environmental services, including:

Cultural Resource Services

  • Historic and Prehistoric Archaeology
  • Cultural Resource Management
  • Section 106 Compliance Assistance

Ecological and Biological Services

  • Water Quality
  • Freshwater Macroinvertebrates
  • Terrestrial Zoology
  • Fisheries
  • Botany
  • Wetlands
  • Stream and Wetland Mitigation
  • Threatened and Endangered Species (Aquatic and Terrestrial) Surveys and Habitat Assessments
  • Hydrologic Determinations (TDEC HDT)
  • Bat Surveys and Habitat Assessments
  • Regional Curve Development and Analysis
  • Aquatic Assessments
  • Ecological / Biological Assessments and Evaluations
  • Section 7 Endangered Species Act (ESA) Studies and Mitigation Plans
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Clean Water Act (CWA) National Pollutant Discharge Elimination Systems (NPDES) Permitting and Compliance (Section 402)
  • Quality Assurance Project Plans (QAPP) Monitoring and Coordination
  • Mitigation Bank Development and Support Services
  • Best Management Practices Plans (BMPs)
  • Phase I Environmental Site Assessments
  • Stream Quantification Tool (SQT ) Assessments
  • Hydrogeomorphic (HGM) Assessments
  • Eastern Kentucky Stream Assessment Protocol (EKSAP)  Assessments
  • High and Low Gradient Stream Assessments
  • Corridor Studies and Planning
  • Cumulative Impact Analysis
  • Clean Water Act Sections 401, 402, and 404 Permitting
  • Wetland Delineations and Jurisdictional Determinations
  • Geospatial Mapping and Analysis/GIS
  • Water Quality Sampling, Monitoring, and Analysis
  • Protection and Enhancement Plans
  • Marine and Ocean Sciences
  • Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Studies
  • Biological Assessments (BA)
  • Environmental Assessments (EA)

Drone Services

  • 3D Mapping and Modeling
  • Aerial Imagery
  • Thermal Imagery
  • Orthorectification