About Our Business

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Peterson & VandenBerg Environmental is a full service environmental consulting firm.  We use our over 24 years of extensive knowledge of permitting and regulatory issues to help our clients meet their project or development goals.

Peterson & VandenBerg Environmental specializes in wetland identification and delineation, critical dune and high risk erosion evaluations, shoreline evaluations, Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) permit application assistance, expert witness, tree surveys, wetland mitigation and restoration design, wetland mitigation construction observation, wetland mitigation monitoring and threatened and endangered species evaluations.

We have experience with many different types of projects.  We have successfully helped clients reach their goals of constructing marinas, shoreline protection, public roads, pedestrian paths, drain projects, utility lines, industrial parks, housing developments, golf courses, commercial developments and private homes.

Want to experience the expertise of Peterson & VandenBerg Environmental for yourself? Give us a call today and let’s discuss what we can do for you.

Woman Owned Company

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Adrienne Peterson, Member & Director

Adrienne has over 20 years of consulting experience specializing in overall project management, including wetland delineations, critical dune and high risk erosion evaluations, shoreline evaluations, Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permit assistance, expert witness, wetland restoration and mitigation design, wetland construction observation and monitoring. Her experience and expertise allows her to provide clients with first rate services. She formed Peterson Environmental in 2008, after working for 10 years as a project manager with another highly respected environmental consulting firm.  Prior to working as a consultant, Adrienne worked for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for 4 years conducting wetland delineations, structure evaluations, and permit application reviews along Lake Michigan.

 

Education:

  • B.S. in Biology, Grand Valley State University, 1995

 

Specialized Training:

  • Inter-agency Wetland Delineation Training, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 

  • Wetland Construction and Restoration Wetland Training Institute

Zach VandenBerg, Member & Senior Project Manager 

 Zach's project experience and regulatory knowledge provides clients with efficient and effective consulting services. Zach has been with the company for over 5 years. He specializes in complete project oversight, with extensive experience in Critical Dune & High Risk Erosion Areas, wetland delineation, wetland mitigation monitoring, and Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) permit assistance.

Education: 

  • Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources Management, Grand Valley State University, 2017

                               Specialized Training:

  • Certified in Wetland Delineations through the Michigan Wetlands Association

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Riley Bolt, Project Manager 

Riley's communication skills and knowledge  has been  an asset to the Peterson & VandenBerg Environmental Team.   

Education: 

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology with an Ecology and      Evolutionary Biology Emphasis, Minor in Chemistry, Grand Valley State University, 2020 

 

Specialized Training:

  • Certified in Wetland Delineations through the Michigan Wetland Association

   

Michelle Sandberg, Office Manager

Michelle has been part of the team for over 5 years and is an asset to the office. She keeps Peterson & VandenBerg Environmental organized and up to date.

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Remi Masse, Field Technician

Remi is a great new addition to the PVE Team. Remi’s background in geographic information systems has helped our company streamline data organization and digital mapping.

 

Education:

  •  B.Sc University of Michigan – Earth and Environmental Sciences

Laurel Bronkella, Field Technician

Laurel’s addition to the PVE team ensures we continue to have the ability to provide excellent customer service to our growing clientele.  

 

Education:

  • Grand Valley State University 2019 B.S. Biology

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