Services

Boyle Associates provides landowners with a variety of land use consulting services, including: GPS mapping using survey-grade units; environmental inspection; wetland delineation and mapping; vernal pool assessments; wildlife habitat assessments; rare plant surveys; development feasibility analysis; aerial photo interpretation; and environmental training services. Being listed with the Small Business Administration allows Boyle Associates to accept small-business set-aside contracts and subcontractor relationship contracts that require small business partnerships. Please download our brochure for more information about our services.

  • Wetland Delineation & Natural Resource Mapping:
    • State and federal jurisdictional wetland mapping
    • Wetlands of special significance (WOSS) identification
    • Vernal pool identification
    • Stream determinations
    • Shoreland zoning setbacks and starting point identification
    • Coastal wetland identification and characterization reporting
    • USDA-NRCS Technical Service Provider (TSP) for:
      • Wetland creation (658)
      • Wetland enhancement (659)
      • Wetland restoration (657)
  • Vernal Pool Assessments & Regulatory Liaison:
    • Identification and mapping  of vernal pools and other types of indicator breeding areas
    • Identification of vernal pool indicator and non-indicator species and egg masses
    • Determinations of jurisdictional authority (e.g., none, municipal, state, federal)
  • Environmental Permitting – State, Federal & Municipal:
    • Municipal
      • Zone changes (including contract zoning)
      • Subdivision permits
      • Shoreland zoning permits and planning
      • Planting plan design for shoreline vegetation disturbance
    • State of New Hampshire
      • Permit by notification
      • Standard dredge & fill permit application (minimum impact, minor & major)
      • Minimum impact expedited permit application
      • After-the-fact dredge and fill permit application
      • Shoreland permit applications
    • Federal
      • Army Corps of Engineers General Permits and Individual Department of the Army Permits
  • Natural Resource Mitigation Sequencing, Siting & Plan Development: Boyle Associates has extensive experience in finding, designing, and permitting wetland mitigation projects. Our staff has designed one of the largest multi-user mitigation sites in Maine and has permitted several smaller compensatory mitigation projects throughout the region. Boyle Associates has also helped businesses and municipalities survey their existing lands for potential compensation sites in advance of project permitting or for

    use in commercial compensation ventures. Additionally, our staff is experienced in working through Maine’s in-lieu-fee (ILF) program, and can help clients decide if ILF is a viable option to satisfy their permit requirements.

  • Environmental Inspection, Erosion & Sedimentation Control Planning & Stormwater Control Compliance Monitoring:
    • Environmental Inspection and Compliance Monitoring (for DEP, EPA, ACOE, FERC, etc.) on:
      • Wind Farms
      • Pipelines
      • Powerlines
      • Wetland Mitigation Sites
      • Residential & Commercial Developements
    • Erosion and Sedimentation Control (ESC) Training
    • ESC and Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans
  • Conservation Land Management, Planning & Mapping:
    • Current land use analysis & planning
    • GIS and field mapping of natural and significant resources
    • Habitat restoration design
    • Plant and wildlife habitat enhancement designs
    • Trail design and mapping
    • Invasive species identification & mapping
    • Invasive species management (using a combination of mechanical, biological and/or chemical control methods)