I am a third-party, objective wildlife biologist/ecologist/botanist with 36 years experience managing for natural resources in both federal (23 years) and private (13 years) jurisdictions. My skills emphasize wildlife and plant ecology, environmental planning, and federal permitting specializing in NEPA processes and documentation. I have advanced skills in managing multiple projects concurrently, coordinating client needs with regulatory agencies and delivering professional products on time and on budget. I am a team-orientated, mature biologist providing leadership and innovative solutions for natural resource needs.
Perform threatened and endangered botanical surveys, habitat assessments, wetland delineations, and provide biological support for wildlife, watershed, timber, recreation, and soil resource management.
Apply environmental planning regulations such as the Endangered Species Act, the National Environmental Policy Act, and State/County development planning regulations necessary for successful project implementation.
Identify flora and fauna across various habitat types and ecosystems in the Sierra Nevada, Cascades, Northern and Southern Rocky Mountains (especially boreal ecosystems) and Southwest geographic areas.
Utilize Wildlife & Vegetation databases such as HABCAP (habitat capability), Habitat Suitability Index (habitat suitability), FAUNA (wildlife occurrence), R2RMIS (vegetation condition), FS VEG (vegetation condition), FVS (forest vegetation simulation), AutoCAD LT 2000 and ArcGIS for analysis and biological assessment documentation.
Prepare proposals, work plans, technical reports and presentations with Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, Access and Power Point.
Record field data attributes and events with Global Positioning System applications such as DNR Garmin, Trimble Geo XT, Trimble Geo Explorer 3, Magellan Meridian Gold and Garmin Etrex devices.
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