Miller Ecological Consultants has worked with hundreds of projects with dozens of clients in the past 40+ years. Below is a sampling of some of the impactful projects we have successfully completed or that are ongoing.


Aquatic Ecology Projects

Castle and Maroon Creeks Aquatic Monitoring


City of Aspen, Colorado –

Water Utilities

This multi-year project monitored fish, macroinvertebrates and aquatic habitat at multiple sites for baseline data to evaluate a potential hydroelectric project.


Instream Flow Projects


Alaska Energy Authority,
Anchorage, Alaska

Developed a unique modeling approach and proof of concept habitat model using two dimensional hydraulic models, GIS data, and water quality data for eight study sites on the Susitna River in south central Alaska to quantify the potential impact of a proposed hydro-electric project on fish habitat. 


Water Temperature Monitoring and Modeling Projects


Denver Water, Denver, Colorado

Conducted a dynamic water temperature modeling on a 24 mile section of the Fraser River, Colorado and tributaries for Denver Water to determine the potential change in hourly water temperatures for several water management alternatives and water year types. 

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Fish Passage Projects


Walker River Piaute Tribe and Bureau

of Indian Affairs, Schurz, Nevada

Provided the conceptual design and coordinated with design engineers on a fish passage incorporated into an irrigation reservoir on the Walker River, Nevada.  The fish passage was designed as a nature-like fishway using criteria for federally listed Lahontan cutthroat trout.


Threatened And Endangered Species Projects


Southern Ute Indian Tribe,

Ignacio, Colorado

Science advisor and representative on the Biology Committee for the Tribe on the Recovery Program.  The purpose of the Recovery Program is to delist and downlist the endangered Colorado Pikeminnow and Razorback Sucker in the San Juan River.