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Christine Harvey - Principal

Qualifications

 Ms. Harvey is principal and environmental consultant for Leopold biological Services who has been employed as a project manager, wildlife biologist, restoration specialist and has provided services as an independent contractor with 25 years professional experience.


She has conducted threatened and endangered species surveys, regulatory permit acquisition, CEQA NEPA document support, wetland delineations, wildlife utilization of reclaimed land assessments, flora and fauna clearance surveys, habitat and biological assessments, wildlife-habitat relationship analyses, wildlife monitoring and inventories, environmental baseline studies, vegetation community-plant species restoration analyses, rare plant and vegetation baseline surveys and mapping in Southern California and the western states.  Ms. Harvey is proficient with all U.S. avian species visual and auditory recognition, Federal regulations of listed species, their survey requirements and potential impact on construction activities.


 She has worked with private and non-profit organizations and regulatory agencies for the preservation of natural resources such as the US Army Corp of Engineers, San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board, USFS, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management and California Department of Fish and Wildlife. 

Education and Permits

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts Degree, Biology
California State University, Fresno


PERMITS

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Section 10(a)(1)(A) Recovery Permit (California Gnatcatcher, Least Bell's Vireo, Southwestern Willow Flycatcher) 


CA Scientific Collecting Permit and MOU


​Wetland Delineation and Regulatory Policy Certifications


*Provides California Gnatcatcher,
Southwestern Willow Flycatcher, Least Bell's Vireo, Belding's Savannah Sparrow, Burrowing Owl, and Raptor  Protocol Surveys.