This merger expands both firms' geographic coverage and technical resources.

PBS&J announced its acquisition of Land & Water Consulting, Inc., a 43-person engineering and natural resource consulting firm headquartered in Missoula, Montana.

Land & Water specializes in the assessment and restoration of natural resources throughout the Northwest and northern Rockies, and it joins PBS&J as a division of the firm's Environmental Services. Land & Water has offices in the Montana cities of Missoula, Bozeman, Kalispell, and Helena, and in Spokane, Washington. PBS&J has 70 offices that span the nation, with a focus on growth in the West.

Source: PBS&J, Feb. 9, 2005