Sacramento, California, May 2009: Geocon was recently selected as the No. 1 Ranked Geotechnical Engineering Consultant for the State of California Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR), Northern Service Center for 2009 – 2012. Over 20 geotechnical firms submitted qualifications for this contract. Geocon was ranked No. 1 out of a shortlist of four firms. As the incumbent for this contract, Geocon has been providing cost-effective and practical geotechnical engineering services for DPR since 2005. Our services have typically included geotechnical investigations and engineering geology evaluations for new park facilities, infrastructure, and rehabilitation projects. To date, Geocon has provided geotechnical and engineering geology services for over 25 State Parks throughout the state. Following the devastating June 2008 fire in the Big Sur area, Geocon provided emergency- response geotechnical and geological evaluation services for DPR and provided mitigation recommendations for impending rockfalls, debris flows, and mudflows.