Lindsey Blessing recently completed her first season working as a Biological Monitor for Olberding Environmental, Inc. (OEI). She came to OEI with an extensive background working with wildlife, specifically birds of prey, both in the field and in a husbandry setting. Prior to beginning her wildlife biologist career, Ms. Blessing graduated from the University of Hawaii with a degree in Zoology and an emphasis on Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology.
During her season as a Biological Monitor, Ms. Blessing acquired experience in mitigation and construction monitoring, special status species & plant surveys, and environmental permit compliance. In addition to her knowledge of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) and the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA), she has now acquired experience in other areas of natural resource management including the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) compliance.
Ms. Blessing has several years of experience working in wildlife rehabilitation and raptor research programs including trapping and banding of migrating raptors and raptor nesting surveys. She has experience working as an educator for environmental education programs and human/wildlife conflict mitigation programs. Her primary areas of expertise include visual and auditory avian identification and wildlife disease identification.
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