Leslie Suzanne Parker, PWSSenior Ecologist / Wetland Scientist
Leslie Parker is a Senior Ecologist and Professional Wetland Scientist with over fifteen years of experience in the biological field and more than ten years of experience in the environmental consulting industry. Her skills include conducting habitat assessments, jurisdictional delineations, rare plant and special-status species surveys, developing impact analyses and mitigation plans, navigating wetland and listed species permitting and agency coordination, as well as evaluating impacts in support of California Environmental Quality Act/National Environmental Protection Act (CEQA/NEPA) documents. She has applied these skills on a wide variety of water, energy, transportation, and other infrastructure projects.
Leslie provides value to projects at all stages, from early planning to close out. Her technical knowledge is complimented by her ability to coordinate with diverse teams of clients, engineers, and permitting agencies. Leslie is adept at developing early solutions for minimizing impacts on sensitive biological resources and efficiently navigating regulatory processes all while working within the bounds of project schedules and budgets.
Leslie holds a B.S. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from the University of California Santa Cruz.
- Professional Wetland Scientist
- International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist
- California Endangered Species Act Plant Voucher Collecting Permit
- Wilderness First Aid