About REG We help bridge the gap between the regulatory demands and your development goals. Lean more about REG and our dedicated team of professionals ready to assist you with your project. Our Work

Our Mission

Our passion is to serve you, the client.

We bring our technical expertise and creativity to your project to meet the demands of the regulatory community while helping you to achieve your goals.

Our Services

technically experienced

Using the knowledge we have gained through years of experience and training, we navigate through highly technical local, state, and federal regulations to meet your needs.

client focused

Our team places a high priority on meeting and exceeding our client’s needs. We value communication, responsiveness, and flexibility when serving our clients.

locally rooted

We are the largest environmental consulting firm founded and headquartered within the Rappahannock River Watershed.

Meet Our President

Mike Blake, REG President

Mike Blake is the President and Managing Member of Rappahannock Environmental Group, LLC. Mr. Blake has worked in both the public and private sector of the environmental industry for over twenty years.

A graduate of Mary Washington College, Mr. Blake has extensive experience that includes previous positions at Dewberry & Davis working on FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program, and at the John Marshall Soil & Water Conservation District supporting Fauquier County’s ESC program. While in his position in the Spotsylvania County Planning Department as their environmental engineer, he expanded his knowledge to include SWM and Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act compliance. For the last 15 years he worked at two separate engineering firms, most recently with Sullivan, Donahoe & Ingalls (SDI). In each case, he successfully created an environmental division within each company, providing consulting services aimed at assisting clients with addressing environmental regulations.

Mr. Blake is a certified Professional Wetland Delineator (PWD) with the Virginia DPOR, a certified Dual Combined Administrator with the Virginia DEQ, and a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional. Over the last twenty years he has performed thousands of ESC and SWM inspections, in addition to hundreds of plan reviews, and inspections of permanent SWM/BMP facilities. Mr. Blake has performed wetland delineations and permitting on thousands of acres of land across the greater Rappahannock River Watershed and was the LEED Project Manager on the Veteran’s Affairs office located in the City of Fredericksburg which obtained a LEED-Silver rating following construction.

Mr. Blake lives in Spotsylvania with his wife and four kids. He is active in his church and has coached hundreds of kids through Spotsylvania Little League and Upward Basketball.

Our Team

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Contact us to learn more about how we can assist you, to schedule a free in-office consultation, or to start your project with REG today.

Our certified professionals serve the greater Rappahannock River Watershed and beyond. Virginia localities include the City of Fredericksburg,  Spotsylvania County, Stafford County, Orange County, Culpeper County, King George County, Fauquier County, Madison County, Westmoreland County, Caroline County and Louisa County.

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