WESTERN BOTANICAL SERVICES INC
RESTORATION, RECOVERY, &
RETURNING ECOSYSTEMS TO HEALTH
Incorporated in 1994, Western Botanical Services, Inc. (WBS) provides consulting services to private and public entities in need of erosion control, revegetation, ecological restoration expertise, wetland delineations, and botanical and soil surveys. WBS provides pre-project surveys, project design, construction management, and post-construction monitoring services. WBS associates include engineers, hydrologists, botanists, landscape architects, soil scientists, material suppliers, and contractors, giving us the capacity to design and oversee construction of large, complex projects. WBS is a Certified Small Business and a Certified DBE in California and Nevada.
Julie Etra, MS, CPESC, President of WBS, also serves as a Director for the Western Chapter of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) and is an on-going contributor to conference proceedings. She has published numerous articles in Erosion Control, EC and Land and Water magazines. Articles focus on innovative soil restoration techniques and plant establishment. With a career spanning over 34 years, she has won 15 awards for project designs from the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, Washoe County, NV, and the IECA.