Erik C. Christensen, B.S.

Wetland Scientist

Erik is an environmental scientist with more than 15 years of work experience in natural sciences. Erik is a certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL) and works as an onsite environmental compliance manager to maintain compliance with environmental permits including Corps 404 permits, 402 NPDES permits, and local jurisdiction permit.  Erik also has experience conducting marine mammal monitoring, marbled murrelet monitoring, National Scenic Rivers studies, surf smelt and sand lance spawning surveys, fish relocation on stream restoration projects, fish use snorkel surveys, and beach seining. In addition, Erik conducts field studies including wetland delineation, Ordinary High-Water Mark delineations, wetland mitigation vegetation monitoring, and conservation easement preliminary habitat assessments.

Erik’s roles at Raedeke include construction monitoring, wetland delineations, and report writing.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies, University of Washington, Bothell, WA.

Professional Certifications & Affiliations

Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead

Certification in Wetland Science and Management

Certification in Restoration Ecology

OSHA 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response

Qualified Junior Author for WSDOT Biological Assessment Preparation for Transportation Projects Washington State Rating System in Eastern Washington

Washington State Rating System in Western Washington

Survey protocols for surf smelt/and lance spawning habitat surveys in Washington State

WSDOT Stormwater Best Management Practices training

Marbled murrelet monitoring protocols