Ken is a senior biologist with more than 30 years of experience in the natural resource field. Ken is involved in all aspects of wetlands and stream restoration projects, including design, planting, and implementation. He is also involved with monitoring of mitigation and restoration projects to ensure that such endeavors reach a successful conclusion. Ken assists in plant surveys and wetlands delineations and in the field identification of vertebrate populations, especially amphibians, reptiles, and mammals. As an International Society of ArboricultureCertified Arborist (OH-0690A), he performs tree appraisals and inventories and also develops tree preservation plans. He completed training through Ohio Environmental Protection Agency for conducting the following: Headwater Habitat Evaluation Index (HHEI); Qualitative Habitat Evaluation Index (QHEI); Ohio Rapid Assessment Method (ORAM) v.5; and Vegetation Index of Biotic Integrity (VIBI). He is a member of the International Society of Arboriculture,Ecological Landscaping Association, and Northern Ohio Association of Herpetologists. Ken holds a Bachelor of Science degree in conservation from Kent State University.