HWA Wildlife Consulting, LLC

Company Description

HWA Wildlife Consulting (HWA; formerly Hayden-Wing Associates) has been a leading provider of regulatory compliance and technical counsel services for mining companies since 1980. HWA provides rapid, data-driven solutions to natural resource issues faced by mining extraction industries (bentonite, coal, trona, uranium, and rare earths), state and federal agencies, and other private organizations.

We apply cutting-edge methods, tools, and technology to provide services and products that are cost-effective, timely, and reliable. Specific areas of expertise include species inventories and compliance surveys for wildlife and plant species including greater sage-grouse and raptors, T and E plant and animal species, and migratory birds; assistance with permitting; NEPA including Biological Assessments and Evaluations (BA and BEs), Environmental Assessments (EAs), and Environmental Impact Statements (EISs); wetland delineation and aquatic resource inventories and stream assessments; mitigation monitoring and planning;  rangeland health and habitat assessments, impact analyses, and habitat enhancement plans;  noxious weed inventories and management; reclamation plans, implementation, and monitoring, including revegetation success verification and bond release assessments; groundwater and soil sampling; GIS and spatial analyses.
Our staff works extensively with mining, oil and gas industries, federal and state agencies, and private landowners on various projects across the western United States. Although based in Wyoming, HWA operates throughout a broader region that includes Colorado, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah and Texas. We would be happy to put our expertise to work for you.



  • Environmental Consulting


  • GIS / GPS Data Collection

Professional Services

  • Professional Services

Reclamation Products

  • Agronomy
  • Erosion & Sediment Control
  • Site Specific Solutions for Vegetation
  • Soil Testing


  • Regulatory Compliance Permitting


  • Wildlife
  • Wildlife Surveys