Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler and Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works R.D. James announced the finalized Navigable Waters Protection Rule at the National Association of
Stephen brings technical ecological expertise to the Stream + Wetlands Foundation team. He is a biologist with a strong background in restoration ecology performing wetland plant assessments, aquatic species surveys, and threatened and endangered species assessments. He is knowledgeable on many stream and wetland valuation methods that are applicable throughout Ohio. Stephen assists the S+W team with the design, planning, and management of restoration projects. He oversees annual mitigation monitoring, coordinates site maintenance activities, and prepares mitigation bank and in-lieu fee documents.
Stephen also has extensive experience in conducting wetland and stream delineations, waterway permits, and endangered species reviews. His is also a qualified freshwater mussel surveyor in Ohio on Group 1 and 3 streams and is also experienced surveying and identifying fish, macroinvertebrates, and amphibians on many preserved and restored mitigation sites across Ohio.
Education: Bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh; Master’s degree in Environmental Biology from the University of Pennsylvania.
Training/certifications: Ohio EPA ORAM training; ODOT ecological and waterway permit training; Ohio Commercial Pesticide Applicator; Ohio certified malacologist to survey/relocate mussels on Group 1 and 3 streams; USFWS running buffalo clover approved surveyor.
Contact Stephen at email@example.com.
With help from the Stream + Wetlands Foundation, Medina County Park District acquires Granger Wetlands Wildlife Sancturary
The Stream + Wetlands Foundation is pleased to announce that we have assisted the Medina County Park District with the assembling of a 163-acre wetland preserve in Granger Township that
On Tuesday, Oct. 22, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published the final rule repealing the Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule, returning the law to provisions in place prior to
On Thursday, Sept. 12, the EPA and the US Army Corps of Engineers signed a pre-publication version of the repeal of the 2015 Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) Definition. The