Environmental Consulting Services

Sentinel Science Inc is a certified Disabled Veteran-owned Small Business Enterprise (DVBE/SB) Environmental Consulting Company and Service Disabled Veteran-owned Small Business (SDVOSB) located in Ojai and Paso Robles, California.

Sentinel Science Inc specializes in biological and archeological surveys, nesting bird leading, nesting bird surveys, special status species surveys, habitat/vegetation assessment, biological inspection, environmental inspection, SWPPP inspection, and other services in the environmental industry.

SB/DVBE Number: 2009024

SDVOSB Number: 301437


Sentinel Science Inc has experience working on powerline, oil and gas, wireless telecommunications, solar, wind and geothermal energy, bridge, real estate, restoration, and other projects.

Oak tree protections established in powerline right of way.

Nesting Birds

The active nests of migratory birds are afforded federal protection under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. Additional protections for nesting birds are established by a number of state laws and local ordinances. Section 3503 of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife code states “It is unlawful to take, possess, or needlessly destroy the nest or eggs of any bird..."

Sentinel Science Inc nesting bird surveyors are skilled in avian species identification, active nest determination and nest protection. We develop strategies that will avoid impacts to nesting birds ensuring projects are completed in a manner compliant with federal, state and local avian protection regulations.

Blainville's Horned Lizard

Special Status Species Surveys

Sentinel Science Inc biologists possess expertise conducting biological surveys for a variety of special status species afforded protections under various federal, state and local laws and regulations.

Species expertise includes: California gnatcatcher, Least Bell's vireo, Southwestern willow flycatcher, Western yellow-billed cuckoo, Burrowing owl, Greater sage grouse, Arroyo toad, Yosemite Toad, California red-legged frog, Desert tortoise, rare plants, and others.

Desert Habitats

Sentinel Science Inc conducts surveys for Desert tortoise, Flat-tailed horned lizard, Coachella Valley fringe-toed lizard, rare desert plants and other desert species.

Riparian Habitats

Sentinel Science Inc conducts surveys for California red-legged frog, Arroyo toad, Yosemite toad, Least Bell's vireo, Southwestern willow flycatcher, Western yellow-billed cuckoo and other riparian species.

Cultural Resources

Sentinel Science Inc archaeologists possess expertise conducting cultural resource surveys and documenting cultural resources.