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Aquatic Assessments

AEM conducts quantitative and qualitative assessments of aquatic environments.  We are fully equipped with modern sampling gear and our expertise extends into lakes, streams, rivers, wetlands, and other aquatic environments in the Midwest and Great Lakes region.

Whether clients want a cursory or comprehensive evaluation of an aquatic resource, we work to find solutions.


Small water (Streams and Rivers)

  • Procedure 51 and other rapid bio-assessment protocols
  • Aquatic macroinvertebrate collection and identification
  • Threatened and Endangered species surveys
  • Stream habitat surveys
  • Reptile and amphibian surveys
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Lakes and Ponds

  • Lake surveys and development of management plans
  • Aquatic vegetation identification and management
  • Invasive species identification and management
  • Fish removals - target removal of undesirable species


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Large water (Rivers and Lakes)

  • Large river fish surveys
  • Mussel surveys
  • Watershed evaluations and management plans
  • Water quality evaluations
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We can help you!

AEM works with lake associations, industry and private individuals.  Check with us to see how we can help you.  We can customize a study plan to fit your project needs.