Native Restoration

Cardno is a respected leader in the field of ecological restoration. Since 1989 we have provided comprehensive ecological services to successfully restore habitat and ecosystem functionality for thousands of projects across the country. Our team of professionals addresses each site’s unique technical challenges, navigates regulatory requirements, and handles critical administrative support of both complex and basic restoration and mitigation projects. Our integrated project management approach fosters innovative solutions that get results and save clients time and money. 

Our comprehensive native restoration services include:

  • Ecological restoration planning and design 
  • Natural resource and biological assessments 
  • Federal, state, and local permitting 
  • Construction oversight
  • Native plant and seed supply
  • Vegetative reconstruction 
  • Erosion and sediment control planning and implementation 
  • Ecological and botanical monitoring 
  • Invasive species control 
  • Long-term operation and maintenance planning and site management 


Cardno has in-house ecologists, botanists, and restoration experts to provide a single-source restoration option, reducing the need for additional sub-contractors and leading to greater project efficiencies.