With decades of experience in the fields of wildlife biology and wetland science, and with many years of experience in environmental and public policy mediation, WSS provides scientific expertise, unsurpassed regulatory knowledge, and exceptional negotiation skills.
To avoid and minimize delays, meet your critical interests, and achieve your objectives, WSS applies the knowledge, experience and skills accumulated from 33 years with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and 7 years as a private consultant to the issues and unique challenges of your project or case.
Having extensive experience at both EPA Headquarters and a Regional office, then as an environmental consultant, WSS provides key insight to develop practical strategies and achieve sensible solutions for timely, cost-effective, and environmentally sensitive results. WSS employs a technical approach that is always based upon landscape and watershed considerations to ensure that wetlands, streams, and other aquatic resources, including the fish and wildlife that depend on those resources, are viewed in their proper ecological context.
WSS will manage or assist your interactions with regulators at the federal, state, and local levels to ensure that science, regulation, policy and decision-making are integrated appropriately. WSS also provides confidential third-party reviews to help ensure that your project or case is sound from technical, scientific, and regulatory perspectives.