Project Manager/Ecologist/GIS Specialist
  • M.S., Coursework (Forestry), Auburn University
  • B.S., Forestry, Auburn University
  • ISA Certified Arborist
  • ArcGIS Desktop 10.4 Certification
  • California DPR Qualified Applicator License

(530) 626-1401 x103
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Mr. Waites has 16+ years of ecology experience in the Sierra Nevada, the Cascade Mountains and the California Central Valley. He also has six years of ecology experience in systems of the coastal plain and piedmont plateau of the southeastern United States. He is proficient in the biological sections in CEQA documentation, wetland delineations in accordance with USACE permit requirements, and has worked on multiple projects creating and implementing vegetation monitoring plans, restoration plans, executing sensitive and rare plant and wildlife surveys, and noxious weeds plans. With certifications in ArcGIS, he leads EN2/SEA's field data collection and mapping/analysis projects.​ He has authored Biological Assessments and Evaluations, as well as biological sections, for a variety of environmental compliance documents (CEQA and NEPA).