Our mission is to provide clients with sound, defensible, and practical solutions for their environmental and planning processes that result in positive environmental benefits and high client satisfaction.




Oakhurst (Headquarters)
David Hartesveldt, B.A., Principal and Senior Botanist/Wetland Scientist                            
Austin Pearson, B.S., Director of Ecological Services - Central Valley/Sierra
Jeff Gurule, B.A., Senior Project Manager/Staff Ecologist                                                     
Wendy Fisher, B.S., Senior Project Manager/Plant Ecologist/Arborist
Anna Godinho, Staff Ecologist
Natalie Neff, Staff Ecologist
Alden Swanton, Director of Business Operations
Sinta Borland, Office Administrator

San Jose
Rick Hopkins, Ph.D., Principal and Senior Conservation Biologist/Ecologist                          
Davinna Ohlson, M.S., Director of Ecological Services - Central & Northern CA
Pamela Peterson, M.S., Senior Project Manager/Plant & Wetland Ecologist                               
Nathan Hale, M.S., Project Manager/Staff Ecologist 
Katrina Krakow, M.S., Project Manager/Staff Ecologist  
Sarah Piramoon, Assistant Project Manager/Staff Ecologist     
Emily Moffitt, M.S., Assistant Project Manager/Staff Ecologist
Robert Shields, Staff Ecologist                                                      
Tom Haney, M.A., Director of Cartography/GIS
Elaine Alper, Office Administrator

Geoff Cline, M.S., Senior Project Manager & Ecologist

Mark Jennings, Ph.D., Senior Associate Ecologist and Herpetologist                                      
Raymond White, Ph.D., Senior Associate Ecologist and Entomologist 
Neal Kramer, M.S., Senior Associate Botanist                                                                        
Brett Dickson, Ph.D.,Landscape Ecologist/Conservation Biologist
Rebekah Jensen, Staff Ecologist
Cristal Romero, Staff Ecologist