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Blue Wing Environmental (BWE) is a woman-owned, ecological firm located in Tampa, Florida with over 20 years of experience in environmental services.  BWE provides environmental consulting services to the public and  private sectors for aviation, transportation, development, and restoration projects.

BWE specializes in:

  • Wildlife and Wetland Permitting, Surveys, & Mitigation

  • FAA Qualified Airport Wildlife Biologist Services

    • Wildlife Hazard Assessments

    • Wildlife Hazard Management Plans

    • Wildlife Hazard Management Training for Airport Personnel

    • Wildlife Hazard Site Visits

    • Continual Monitoring and annual audits

  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation

    • Environmental Impact Statements (EIS)

    • Environmental Assessments (EA)

    • Categorical Exclusions (CATEX)

  • Environmental Site Assessments - Ecological Services

  • Authorized Gopher Tortoise Agent Services

  • Registered Agent - Burrowing Owls

  • Threatened & Endangered Species Surveys / Documentation

  • Raptor Trapping & Relocation

  • Residential and Industrial Site Investigations & Preliminary Environmental Reviews

  • FDEP Qualified Stormwater Management Inspector


Sarah Brammell receives Federal Bird Banding Permit

Sarah Brammell has received her Federal Banding and Marking Permit for the Tampa International Airport's raptor trapping and relocation project.  Banding and marking efforts will provide useful information for return rates from specific relocation areas.

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Virtual Wildlife Hazard Management training amid COVID-19 Pandemic 

To meet FAA annual training requirements and address safety concerns, BWE worked with St. Pete Clearwater International Airport and Tampa International Airport to develop virtual wildlife hazard management training for airport personnel.

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BWE develops Wildlife Hazard Management Plans for MQJ and EYE

BWE worked with Indianapolis Aviation Authority staff to develop WHMPS for two general aviation airports in their system:

  • Indianapolis Regional Airport (MQJ)

  • Eagle Creek Airport (EYE)


BWE conducts Wildlife Hazard Site Visit - Clearwater Airpark

BWE worked Harrod Properties, Inc. to conduct a WHSV for a proposed development project adjacent to Clearwater Airpark, in Pinellas County, FL.  The 3-day site visit included data collection and development of a report with recommendations to decrease potential wildlife attractants.

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BWE conducts FAA Approved QAWB Training at IND

Sarah Brammell was the lead instructor for the FAA Approved 3-Day Wildlife Hazard Management Training Course for Qualified Airport Wildlife Biologists.  Class participants completed 24 hours of training to meet QAWB requirements.


BWE Develops Continual Monitoring Protocol for RSW

BWE worked with LCPA staff to develop a site specific annual monitoring protocol to meet the guidance of FAA AC 150/5200-38.  The protocol includes fixed-point surveys, spotlight surveys, and an annual report summarizing strike data, observations and attractants.


BWE Provides QAWB services to ACY to address State-listed species habitat

BWE worked with ACY staff and the USDA to address existing conservation areas on the airfield at Atlantic City International Airport.  State-listed species habitat management on the airport was in direct conflict with airport safety requirements.

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BWE Prepares a Wildlife Hazard Technical Review at IND for Proposed CEP

BWE worked with IND staff  to review the wildlife hazard attractant potential of a new central energy plant (CEP) on airport property.  The review included the comparison of wildlife observation data and establishing ongoing monitoring.


BWE Conducts Wildlife Hazard Training at GKY

BWE conducts Wildlife Hazard Management Training and annual Wildlife Hazard Management Plan (WHMP) update at Arlington Municipal Airport, TX.  Training was conducted in 2019 and 2020.


BWE Recieves National WBE and WOSB Certificates

BWE succesfully met WBENC's standards as a Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) and Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB)

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BWE Conducts Wildlife Hazard Training at GNV

BWE was selected to provide FAA Qualified Airport Wildlife Biologist Services at Gainesville Regional Airport. Training was conducted in January 2019 and 2020. 


BWE Conducts Crested Caracara Surveys 

BWE conducted Audubon's crested caracara surveys during the 2019 survey season (January – April 2019) in Brevard County, FL.  A survey report was provided to USFWS.

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BWE Obtains Bald Eagle Permit for PIE

BWE assisted St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport (PIE) in securing a permit to harass bald eagles from the airfield, consistent with their Wildlife Hazard Management Plan.  

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BWE Co-Presents Webinar for Florid Airport Council.

BWE's Sarah Brammell co-presented a webinar with the FAA National Wildlife Hazard Coordinator.  The webinar focused on the latest regulatory and guidance updates.

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BWE Completes a Wildlife Hazard Site Visit at MSY

BWE provided FAA Qualified Airport Wildlife Biologist Services to conduct a Wildlife Hazard Site Visit at New Orleans International Airport.  This project was conducted following FAA AC 150/5200-38.


BWE Conducts Vulture Study for Landfill in Florida

BWE conducted a vulture observation study at Monarch Hill Landfill in Pompano Beach, FL.  The study provided data on vultures at a nearby roost site and at the landfill facility.

Experience that works for you.

BWE is committed to providing our clients with the highest level of customer service and environmental expertise required for every project.  

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