Dwayne has over 10 years of experience in performing biological and environmental regulatory permitting, special-status animal species surveys, focused botanical surveys, university-based research projects, long term monitoring for sensitive species, and GIS and GPS collection, recordation, and assessment of field data. Dwayne has extensive experience working with private-sector clients, large engineering firms, and governmental agencies. Dwayne is responsible for LWC's pre-qualification status with the San Luis Obispo County Department of Planning and Building to conduct biological surveys, prepare specialized biological reports, and prepare mitigation and monitoring plans for projects that involve potential impacts to wildlife and botanical resources, San Joaquin kit fox, Morro shoulderband snail, and California red-legged-frog.
Prior to joining the LWC team, Dwayne worked for the California Department of Fish and Game, California Army National Guard, and California Polytechnic State University participating in a wide variety of biological and environmental projects and programs. As a hunting guide, recreational fisherman and field biologist, Dwayne brings a strong practical knowledge of resource management and an inclusive perspective of consensus amongst diverse stakeholders.
Master of Biology, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
B.S. Ecology and Systematic Biology, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo