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Environmental Management and Regulatory Compliance

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Who we are

Assistant Vice President

Scott E. McDonnell, PWS

Education

B.S., 2007 – Ecology & Natural resources, with Honors

2007 - Environmental Geomatics Certificate

B.S., 1998 – Environmental & Business Economics

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J.

Areas of Expertise 

Wetlands Delineation and Permitting

Threatened and Endangered Species Surveys

Botanical Surveys

Ecological Field Studies and Habitat Assessments

Regulatory Assessments and Constraints Analysis

Flood Hazard Area and Coastal Permitting

Environmental Impact Statements

Geographic Information Systems

 

Professional Certifications 

Professional Wetland Scientist (No. 2266) – Society of Wetland Scientists

Environmental Geomatics Certificate 

Qualified Bog Turtle Surveyor (NJ/NY) – U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Qualified Northeastern Bulrush Surveyor (PA) – U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Qualified Small Whorled Pogonia Surveyor (PA) – U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Approved Tertiary Venomous Snake Monitor - NJDEP

Wetland Delineation Certificate Series – Rutgers University OCPE

OSHA 40 Hour HAZWOPER

Publications

Scott E. McDonnell and David P. Moskowitz. 2012. First Breeding Record of the Cicada Okanagana rimosa Say (Say's Cicada) in New Jersey. Northeastern Naturalist 19(1):140-142.

 

Summary of Experience

Mr. McDonnell is an Assistant Vice President and has been with EcolSciences, Inc. since 2006.  He has conducted numerous environmental studies for a wide range of clients focused in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, including government agencies, major utilities, development and legal professions, and private industry. His responsibilities include: the implementation and documentation of wildlife habitat assessments and species surveys, the delineation of wetlands based on the Federal Manual for Identifying and Delineating Jurisdictional Wetlands, the preparation of applications for Letters of Interpretation, Transition Area Waivers, General Permits and Individual Permits in accordance with the New Jersey Freshwater Wetlands Protection Act, Flood Hazard Area Control Act, Coastal Area Facility Review Act, and Waterfront Development Law, and the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in its capacity as an instrument of environmental analysis.