Our Team

David Smith, PWS

David Smith, PWS, has more than 30 years of environmental consulting experience in the Mid-Atlantic region, with over 23 years at Coastal Resources, Inc. David is considered an industry leader in the identification, delineation, functional assessment, and monitoring of tidal and nontidal wetlands; rare, threatened, and endangered species surveys and consultations; and avian and other wildlife censuses and inventories. David is also skilled in NEPA compliance and has managed and contributed to enumerable NEPA documents and technical reports over his career. He is on the Maryland list of qualified birders and is qualified in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland to conduct Phase 1-3 bog turtle surveys and to serve as a bog turtle monitor for development projects. His experience includes a broad range of markets in both the public and private sectors, including residential and commercial development, transportation (highway, transit, aviation), communications, and utilities (water and sewer, gas and electric, nuclear). CRI’s clients regularly call upon David’s extensive experience for their most technical and challenging projects.