Young Bear Environmental Consulting is a Central Florida Area-based, woman-owned, veteran-owned, minority-owned small business that provides environmental consulting services to utilities, infrastructure developers, construction companies, private landowners, and environmental and engineering firms.
The YBE team has over 50 years of collective experience in environmental regulation and compliance, and include a diverse group of ecological professionals - wildlife biologists, botanists, construction monitors, herpetologists, restoration specialists, and aquatic biologists - all of whom are known for technical excellence. We provide integrated biological, permitting, and project management assistance, effectively supporting projects from the planning phase through the mitigation monitoring phase. We also serve to simplify the environmental permit application and preparation process. Typical permitting entities include the St. Johns River Water Management District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Our team members are adept at negotiating with these and other lead regulatory agencies.