Dale R. Herter

Dale Herter has 26 years of professional experience as a consulting wildlife biologist both in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest. He has directed research projects concerned with the biology and management of raptors, ungulates, marine mammals, and the ecology of shorebirds, waterfowl, and passerine birds. Dale is experienced in the issues and regulations concerning threatened and endangered species in forest environments, and has also dealt with wildlife habitat needs in relation to water rights and habitat management plans on Tribal lands.

Dale has extensive experience in the field and has authored or co-authored over 30 scientific publications, one book, and has prepared Habitat Conservation Plans, Landowner Option Plans, and Land Stewardship Plans. For the past 17 years, Dale has manage a demographic monitoring program for the northern spotted owl in the Western Washington Cascades, one of 12 such areas used to determine the health of the owl population.

Currently Dale manages Raedeke Associates, Inc.'s projects dealing with threatened and endangered wildlife species in Washington.

Professional Certifications & Affiliations

  • Certified Wildlife Biologist, Pierce County, WA
  • Certified Marbled Murrelet surveyor
  • American Ornithologists’ Union
  • Cooper Ornithological Society 

Contact Dale R. Herter

Contact Dale R. Herter

Raedeke Associates Inc.
Wildlife Biologist
2111 N Northgate Way
Ste. 219
Seattle, Washington  98133
Phone: 206-525-8122
Fax: 206-526-2880


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • Washington