Jacob is a site manager with Davey Resource Group’s Natural Resources Consulting team. He manages ecological projects involving invasive species monitoring and control, wetland delineations, vegetation and ecological surveys, mitigation monitoring and reporting, water quality monitoring, and prescribed burning. Jacob also assists with urban forestry projects using GPS technology and pen-based tablet computers combined with tree identification skills to perform tree inventories and urban tree risk assessments. Jacob has completed a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation Training Program. He is a Certified Pesticide Applicator, holding licenses in the states of Indiana (F220681), Illinois (CA 91857496), and Ohio (126224). He is also a Certified Arborist through the International Society of Arboriculture (IN-3389A). Mr. Bannister has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in public affairs with a concentration in public management, and a Master of Science degree in environmental science with a concentration in applied ecology, both from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University.