PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

From the lab to the field, Normandeau's scientists can do it all. With over 40 years of experience, our scientists have varied certifications and degrees to work in diverse environments, markets and with state of the art technologies.

American Fisheries Society Certified Fisheries Professionals

National Marine Fisheries Service Qualified Sturgeon Experts

Masters and PhD-level aquatic ecology and fisheries scientists

Experts in fish passage assessment and diadromous fish biology and restoration

More than 30 HAZWOPER-certified scientists on staff

Certified Wildlife Biologists (CWB©)

Associated Wildlife Biologists (AWB©)

Qualified Bat Surveyors

United States Fish and Wildlife Service Threatened and Endangered Species Recovery Permit for the Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis) and northern long-eared bat (M. septentrionalis)

Masters and PhD-level scientists

FWC Authorized Gopher Tortoise Agents

US Fish & Wildlife Service Qualified Mussel Surveyors

Certified by the USFWS and State Agencies from New England to North Carolina to conduct coordination and surveys for the Dwarf Wedgemussel

Fully qualified and permitted throughout USFWS Regions 3 and 5 (19 states) and North Carolina, including but not limited to, the Upper Mississippi, Ohio, Allegheny, Tar, Neuse, Susquehanna, Delaware, Potomac, Connecticut, Merrimack and Lake Erie drainages

Professional Wetland Scientists certified by the Society of Wetlands Scientists

New Hampshire Certified Wetlands Scientists

Qualified Vernal Pool Identifiers

US Fish & Wildlife Service Certified Rare, Threatened and Endangered Plant Surveyors

US Fish & Wildlife Service Qualified Northeastern Bulrush Surveyors

More than 30 HAZWOPER-certified scientists on staff

Certified Dive Masters

SCUBA-certified divers conform to all pertinent safety standards, including strict adherence to OSHA regulations, Subpart T (Commercial Diving Standards), and Normandeau’s Diving Safety Manual

Certified Biological Divers

Licensed Boat Captains

Senior Regulatory Specialists

Registered Landscape Architects

Licensed Professional Engineers

Approved FERC Third-Party EIS Contractor

Expertise in Data Management and Analysis Software Packages:

SAS

Matlab

Echoview

Primer-E

R

ESRI GIS

Access

Certified Taxonomists

Senior Staff with more than 200 Years of Combined Taxonomic Experience

Benthic Macroinvertebrate Taxonomic Certifications from the Society for Freshwater Scientists (Eastern EPT, Eastern General Arthropods, Eastern Chironomidae)

Macroinvertebrate Lab that meets the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Stream Condition Index Laboratory Audit Standards

Certified by North Carolina for Adult Fish and Ichthyoplankton

Certified by South Carolina for Benthic Macroinvertebrate Taxonomy, Adult Fish, and Ichthyoplankton, Phytoplankton and Zooplankton

Prequalified to provide Benthic Laboratory Services for Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection