Winterbrook leads the local land use and environmental permitting tasks for a planned new seismic-resilient water main below the Willamette River.
Winterbrook has provided leadership in natural resource planning across Oregon, delivering creative solutions and quality service to public, private and non-profit clients while earning the trust and respect of regulators, advocacy groups and local communities. Winterbrook delivers innovative, locally tailored strategies to address client needs.
“Just wanted to say ‘Great Job’ on the Incentives Report! We are really impressed with it and think our decision-makers will really appreciate it. It’s exactly what we were hoping for.” Kelly Potter, Planning Division Manager
Winterbrook leads the environmental documentation and permitting tasks for the project, located near Force Lake. The existing pump station will be decommissioned, with the site restored to wetlands, and a new pump station will be built on an upland area across the street.
Winterbrook leads the environmental documentation and permitting tasks for improvements to the Columbia Children’s Arboretum, a park area originally proposed by John Charles Olmsted in 1904.
Winterbrook worked closely with retired Planning Director Harold Black to prepare amendments to the Natural Hazard chapter of the Wallowa County Comprehensive Plan, and a new Wildfire Hazard Overlay Zone applied to mapped “communities at risk” and “wildland urban interface areas”.
Winterbrook prepared an analysis for protecting significant wetlands and riparian corridors within the Clear Lake Road Urban Growth Boundary Expansion Area east of the Eugene Airport.
Winterbrook prepared a master plan for a 60-acre Clean Water Services property. Riparian habitat restoration, environmental educational and sustainable farming practices were key plan components.
Winterbrook completed a comprehensive inventory of tree groves, participated in public workshops, and developed a Goal 5 ESEE Analysis and an incentive-based Tree Grove Preservation Program. In June 2013, Winterbrook completed the inventory and analysis for the recently-annexed River Terrace area.
Winterbrook managed a comprehensive evaluation of scenic, cultural and natural resources in a 7,000 acre study area. During the process, Winterbrook coordinated with tribal representatives and city, county, Gorge Commission and DLCD staff.