Kevin-Pike cropped 2018Environmental Scientist

Years of Experience: 7

Education/Training

  • M.S., Forest Resources, 2013
  • B.S., Fisheries and Wildlife, minor Biological Sciences, 2007

Highlights of Experience

Kevin is an Environmental Scientist with more than 7 years of experience performing a wide range of natural resources surveys and analyses in both government and private sectors. Kevin’s responsibilities include surveys a wide range of plants and animals, including rare, threatened, and endangered species; fish community and aquatic habitat assessments; data analysis; and report preparation. Highlights of Kevin’s experience include:

Field Studies
  • conducts inventory and impact analysis of terrestrial habitat and wildlife, including forest interior dwelling bird species surveys and the distribution and abundance of amphibians and reptiles
  • assists with wetland delineations, forest stand delineations, and tree surveys
  • conducts rare, threatened, and endangered species surveys for a wide range of plant and animal species including surveys for the federally threatened bog turtle
  • assists aquatic community sampling utilizing Maryland Biological Stream Survey (MBSS), Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (VADEQ) and EPA Rapid Bioassessment protocols
  • uses GPS and GIS technologies to support technical field work and reporting, including preparation of resource mapping
Document Preparation
  • prepares technical reports for RTE surveys, wetland delineations, forest stand delineations, and tree surveys
  • assists in preparing the natural resource portion of NEPA documents including background research, technical field studies, impact assessments, avoidance and minimization evaluations, and document preparation
  • utilizes GIS programs to support environmental assessments, inventories, and impact analyses
  • assists with permit documentation and position reports for MDE Wetland and Waterway Division Review Services