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Kelly Rice, SPWS

Senior Project Manager

Kelly Rice, SPWS, specializes in large-scale project management as well as wetland assessments and delineations, wetland mitigation design, wildlife and protected species surveys and habitat assessments, technical report writing and review, and regulatory compliance and permitting. She manages and performs ecological studies on multiple types of projects and properties including energy and transportation linear corridors, large private tracts proposed for development or restoration, and municipal, state and federal lands. Kelly has worked on natural resource projects across the country, assisting clients in over 20 states with regulatory compliance issues. Kelly has more than 30 years of environmental assessment and consulting experience. Her expertise in project management and technical reporting provide a valuable asset to clients and colleagues alike. She has made numerous presentations on the use of native vegetation in the landscape, habitat restoration and sustainable development. Kelly has a B.S. degree with honors in Zoology with an emphasis in Wildlife Ecology from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

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Allendale, Michigan


  • Senior Professional Wetland Scientist (SPWS), Society of Wetland Scientists
  • Michigan Department of Natural Resources Threatened/Endangered Species Holder
  • Ottawa County Parks and Recreation Commissioner
  • Indiana Department of Transportation NEPA Training
  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER Certified
  • Association of State Wetland Managers, Member
  • Michigan Wetland Association, Member
  • Society of Ecological Restoration, Member
  • Grand Rapids Community Sustainability Partnership, Member