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Julie Niceswanger Project Manager/ Senior Biologist

Julie Niceswanger
Project Manager/
Senior Biologist

Ms. Julie Niceswanger has over 24 years of natural resource management, regulatory permitting, and terrestrial ecosystem monitoring and analysis experience throughout California. Her project experience includes developing presence/absence survey protocols, monitoring protocols, and management plans for State and federally listed species, planning and conducting biological resource investigations, working with project proponents to evaluate and minimize impacts, and supervising and training project staff.  She has broad knowledge of land use regulations and has worked extensively implementing the Endangered Species Act (ESA), including coordination and consultation under Sections 7 and 10.  Ms. Niceswanger also prepares technical reports and permits, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)/National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) biological opinions, California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) Incidental Take Permits, and Federal and State waters permitting under the Clean Water Act sections 404/401 and 1600 respectively. She has a broad background in developing the constraints/impact analysis for projects and designing and implementing comprehensive mitigation and monitoring programs based on the results.