On March 24, the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) released a Public Notice for proposed changes to the National Wetland Plant List (NWPL). The USACE is proposing wetland
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.
As Women’s History Month draws to a close, the Stream + Wetlands Foundation (S+W) would like to recognize the many accomplishments of women in science throughout the years. From the
Outdoor learning and access to nature provides positive benefits for people of all ages. Most of these programs are provided by nature centers, outdoor-science schools, parks and zoos. However, the
On March 4, the Ohio EPA finalized the 401 Water Quality Certifications (WQC) and Response to Comments for the 2021 Nationwide Permits published by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers