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2007

Rare Plant Surveys - Chequamegon National Forest - Park Falls, WI. Rare plant surveys on 1360 acres on the Park Falls Ranger District. No rare plants were found.

Rare Plant Surveys - Superior National Forest - Crane Lake and Grand Marais, MN. Rare plant surveys on 2494 acres on the LaCroix and Tofte Ranger Districts. Five rare plant populations were found (Taxus canadensis and Geocaulon lividum).

Aquatic Plant Inventory - Nicolet National Forest - Eagle River, WI. Aquatic macrophyte surveys on 4000-acre Lac Vieux Desert to determine the impact of water level variations caused by outlet dam on aquatic plant communities.

Permanent Vegetation Monitoring - Lewis and Clark National Forest - Great Falls, MT. Vegetation monitoring on 24 permanent vegetation plots across the forest, to monitor impact of cattle grazing.

Rare Plant Surveys - Grand River National Grasslands - Lemmon, SD. Target rare plant surveys on 395 acres on the Grand River Ranger District. Found 1 population of Chenopodium subglabrum.

Rare Plant Surveys - Little Missouri National Grasslands - Dickinson, ND. Rare plant surveys on proposed oil well sites for Earthworks, Inc. Several of populations of Townsendia hookeri were found. 

Rare Plant Surveys - Sheyenne National Grasslands - Lisbon, ND. Surveys for Platanthera praeclara. Found 1433 plants in 483 populations on 4470 acres.


2006

Rare Plant Surveys - Chequamegon National Forest - Washburn, WI. Rare plant surveys on 1348 acres on the Washburn Ranger District. Three populations of Cynoglossum boreale were found.

Rare Plant Surveys - Superior National Forest - Ely, MN. Rare plant surveys on 2199 acres on the Kawishiwi and Gunflint Ranger Districts. Thirteen rare plant populations were found.

Rare Plant Surveys - Grand River National Grasslands - Lemmon, SD. Rare plant surveys on 7220 acres on the Grand River Ranger District. Found 360 populations of Eriogonum visheri and 12 dinosaur sites.

Rare Plant Surveys - Little Missouri National Grasslands - Dickinson, ND. Rare plant surveys on proposed oil well sites for Earthworks, Inc. Pending verification, dozens of populations of a rare plant species were found. 

Rare Plant Surveys - Sheyenne National Grasslands - Lisbon, ND. Surveys for Platanthera praeclara. Found 560 plants in 121 populations on 3627 acres.


2005

Rare Plant Surveys - Chequamegon National Forest - Washburn, WI. Rare plant surveys on 2310 acres on the Washburn Ranger District. No rare plants were found.

Rare Plant Surveys - Ottawa National Forest - Watersmeet, MI. Rare plant surveys on 1400 acres on the Watersmeet Ranger District. Five rare plant species were documented.

Rare Plant Surveys - Grand River National Grasslands - Lemmon, SD. Rare plant surveys on 3360 acres on the Lemmon Ranger District. Found 110 populations of two rare plants and 7 dinosaur sites.

Rare Plant Surveys - Little Missouri National Grasslands - Dickinson, ND. Rare plant surveys on 26 proposed oil well sites for Earthworks, Inc. Pending verification, 10 of populations of a rare plant species were documented. Two rare bird populations were found. 

Technical Writing - Wisconsin Bureau of Endangered Resources - Madison, WI. Wrote Element Occurrence rank specifications for 17 rare plant species.


2004

Permanent Vegetation Monitoring - Lewis and Clark National Forest - Great Falls, MT. Vegetation monitoring on 52 permanent vegetation plots across the forest, to monitor impact of cattle grazing.

Rare Plant Surveys - Grand River National Grasslands - Lemmon, SD. Rare plant surveys on 14880 acres of grassland. Found 1287 populations of two rare plants and 11 dinosaur sites.

Rare Plant Surveys - Superior National Forest - Tofte, MN. Rare plant surveys on 1020 acres of forest. Found 16 populations of rare plants.

Rare Plant Surveys - Chippewa National Forest - Deer River, MN. Rare plant surveys on 1138 acres of forest. Found no populations of rare plants.

Rare Plant Surveys - Ottawa National Forest - Watersmeet, MI. Rare plant surveys on 16 distinct habitat types. Found 1 population of Astragalus canadensis.


2003

Wetland Delineations - STS Consultants, LTD - Maple Grove, MN. Wetland delineations on 300 acre proposed industrial park.

Rare Plant Surveys - Little Missouri National Grasslands - Dickinson, ND. Rare plant surveys on 13900 acres on the Medora Ranger District. Seventy-eight populations of three rare plant species were found.

Rare Plant Surveys - Superior National Forest - Ely, MN. Rare plant surveys on 2050 acres of forest. Found 15 populations of rare plants. Also surveyed 1500 acres of private land slated for land exchange with the USFS.

Rare Plant Surveys - Chippewa National Forest - Deer River, MN. Rare plant surveys on 1855 acres of forest. Found no populations of rare plants.

Technical Writing - Wisconsin Bureau of Endangered Resources - Madison, WI. Wrote Element Occurrence rank specifications for 21 rare plant species.

Technical Writing - Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - St. Paul, MN. Wrote fact sheets for 25 rare plant species.


2002

Rare Plant Surveys - Chippewa National Forest - Cass Lake, MN. Rare plant surveys on 1564 acres on the Deer River and  Walker Ranger Districts. No rare plants were found.

Rare Plant Surveys - Chequamegon National Forest - Washburn, WI. Rare plant surveys on 3988 acres on the Washburn Ranger District. Fourteen new rare plant sites were found.

Rare Plant Surveys - Little Missouri National Grasslands - Dickinson, ND. Surveys and report for the rare plant Chenopodium subglabrum along 51 miles of the Little Missouri River frontage on the Medora Ranger District. Two new rare plant sites were found.

Wetland Delineations - Boson Property - Marshfield, WI. Delineations on proposed residential development.

Wetland Delineations - Ellis Parcel - Minocqua, WI. Delineations on proposed residential development.

Vegetation Monitoring - Bearpath Golf and Country Club - Eden Prairie, MN. Monitor vegetation and health of three bogs threatened by development.


2001

Rare Plant Surveys - Chippewa National Forest - Marcell, MN. Rare plant surveys on 1300 acres on the Marcell Ranger District. Found one new rare plant site.

Rare Plant Surveys - Ottawa National Forest - Watersmeet, MI. Rare plant surveys on 400 acres on the Watersmeet Ranger District. No rare plants were found.

Vegetation Monitoring - Lewis and Clark National Forest - Great Falls, MT. Establish 33 permanent vegetation monitoring plots throughout the forest. Relocated one plant species of concern. Credited for doing an "outstanding job" on the monitoring project.

Rare Plant Surveys - Superior National Forest - Grand Marais, MN. Rare plant surveys on 800 acres on the Grand Marais Ranger District. Found seven new rare plant sites.

Rare Plant Surveys - Rib Mountain State Park - Wausau, WI. Rare plant surveys for WI Department of Natural Resources. Proposed ski run expansion. No rare plants were found.

Rare Plant Monitoring - R. I. Bong Airport - Superior, WI. Rare plant monitoring on previous runway expansion project. Relocated several rare plant populations.

Wetland Delineations - R. I. Bong Airport - Superior, WI. Delineations on proposed runway expansion project.


2000

Wetland Delineations - Yellowstone National Park - Mammoth, WY. Wetland delineations on 13 miles of roadway for road improvement project.

Technical Writing - The Nature Conservancy - Washington, D.C. Write Element Stewardship Abstract on rare plant Eriogonum visheri.

Technical Writing - The Minnesota Natural Heritage Program - St. Paul, MN. Write Fact Sheets for a dozen rare plant species.

Technical Writing - Chequamegon National Forest - Park Falls, WI. Create Rare Plant Database.

Vegetation Monitoring - Bearpath Golf and Country Club - Eden Prairie, MN. Monitor vegetation and health of three bogs threatened by development.

Wetland Delineations - Drew Site - Harrison, WI. Delineations for proposed clay borrow pit for Lincoln County Solid Waste Department. Report approved by COE. 

Wetland  Delineations - Wausau East High School Site - Wausau, WI. Delineations on proposed school construction. Report approved by COE.

Wetland Delineations - Schumacher Site - Wausau, WI. Delineations for proposed business construction. Report approved by COE.


1999

Technical Writing, Rare Plant Surveys, Natural Areas Inventory - Nicolet National Forest - Eagle River, WI. Evaluated dozens of potential natural areas, conducted rare plant surveys on about 1000 acres. 

Wetland Delineations - Pine Lake Site - Tomahawk, WI. Delineations for proposed cellular phone tower. Report approved by COE.

Wetland Delineations - Mercer Site - Mercer, WI. Delineations for proposed cellular phone tower. Report approved by COE.

Wetland Delineations and Lakebed Determination - Adair Property - Cloverland, WI. Determinations for proposed residential construction.


1998

Rare Plant Surveys - Nicolet National Forest - Eagle River, WI. Surveyed 1345 acres. Found 16 rare plant populations. Also worked on noxious weed control, natural areas inventory, and a prescribed burn.

Vegetation Monitoring - Bearpath Golf and Country Club - Eden Prairie, MN. Monitor vegetation and health of three bogs threatened by development.

Wetland Delineations - WPM Site - Ringle, WI. Delineations for proposed clay borrow pit. Report approved by COE 9/03/98.

Wetland Delineations - Rondele Site - Maine, WI. Delineations for proposed clay borrow pit. Report approved by COE 4/23/98.

Wetland Delineations - Wendt Site - Ringle WI. Delineations for proposed clay borrow pit. Report approved by COE 4/23/98.

Wetland Delineations - Leider Property - Ringle, WI. Delineations for proposed residential construction. Report approved by COE.


1997

Rare Plant Surveys - Nicolet National Forest - Eagle River, WI. Surveyed 1521 acres. Found 20 rare plant populations.

Wetland Delineations - Hafeman Site - Wausau, WI. For proposed clay borrow pit. Report approved by COE 2/27/98.

Wetland Delineations - Slumberland Site - Wausau, WI. Delineations for proposed business construction. Report approved by COE 10/17/97.

Wetland Delineations - River Pointe Subdivision - Weston, WI. Delineations for proposed residential construction. Report approved by COE.


1996

Rare Plant Surveys - Nicolet National Forest - Eagle River, WI. Surveyed 3480 acres. Found 14 rare plant populations.

Wetland Delineations - Drew Site - Hogarty, WI. Delineations for proposed clay borrow pit for Lincoln County Solid Waste Department. Report approved by COE.


1995

Rare Plant Surveys - Custer National Forest - Ashland, MT. Surveyed 1000 acres for prescribed fire and grazing permit reissuance. Found several rare plant sites.

Wetland Delineations and Alterations Permits - Faught Lot - Winchester, WI. Delineations for proposed residential construction. Report and permits approved by COE and Vilas County.

Wetland Delineations - Strommel Site - Carson, WI. Delineations for proposed clay borrow pit. Report approved by COE.

Wetland Delineations - Jorgenson Site - Carson, WI. Delineations for proposed clay borrow pit. Report approved by COE.

Wetland Delineations - Dorshorst Site - Carson, WI. Delineations for proposed clay borrow site. Report approved by COE 5/26/95.

Wetland Delineations - Brandl Site - Linwood, WI. Delineations for proposed clay borrow pit. Report approved by COE 5/26/95.


1994

Wetland Delineations - Drew Site - Harrison, WI. Delineations for proposed clay borrow pit. Report approved by COE.

Aquatic Plant Inventories - Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources - Rhinelander, WI. Surveyed three lakes.

Rare Bird Surveys - Buffalo Gap National Grasslands - Wall, SD. Surveyed for Ferruginous hawk, Perigrine falcon, Trumpeter swan, etc.


1993

Rare Plant Surveys and Prairie Dog Surveys - Buffalo Gap National Grasslands - Wall, SD. Proactive surveys for rare plants on 3333 acres and Prairie dog surveys prior to reintroduction of Black-footed ferret.


1992

Rare Plant Surveys - Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources - Throughout Wisconsin. Rare plant surveys on thirteen FERC hydroelectric impoundments.

Rare Plant Monitoring - Nicolet National Forest - Rhinelander, WI. Monitored 71 sites on 1965 acres. Found 39 rare plant populations.


1991

Range Analysis,  Rare Plant Monitoring, and Black-footed Ferret Surveys - Buffalo Gap National Grasslands - Wall, SD. On range analysis team which surveyed 72,300 acres, rare plant monitoring on 2840 acres, and Black-footed ferret surveys.


1990

National Wetland Inventory - US Soil Conservation Service - Pierre, SD. Map wetlands in two counties in central South Dakota, based on interpretation of aerial photos.