Grant Novak

Principal
Aquatic Ecologist

Education and Certifications
  • M.S., Environmental Sustainability Management, University of Washington
  • B.S., Marine Biology; Minor in Geography, Florida Atlantic University (GIS/Remote Sensing)
  • GIS Professional, GIS Certification Institute, #67854
  • Remote Pilot License, U.S. Department of Transportation, #3982675
Specialties
  • Aquatic Biology and Ecology
  • GIS Analysis
  • Endangered Species Act and NEPA/SEPA

Grant Novak has worked since 2002 as a natural resources management specialist. His focus is on designing and conducting environmental monitoring studies, quantitatively assessing construction/restoration project-related impacts to endangered species, and managing complex projects with tight budget constraints and unique logistical challenges. His expertise includes salmon life-cycle modeling, GIS analysis, and in-water flora and fauna surveys using SCUBA in marine and freshwater environments. In addition, Grant has extensive experience in Endangered Species Act and National/State Environmental Policy acts (NEPA/SEPA) compliance. Grant regularly combines knowledge and experience in many disciplines to provide sound project solutions based in science. He is adept at establishing rapport and credibility with diverse groups; planning, managing, and executing complex projects effectively and efficiently; and managing teams of unique individuals to pool their strengths and achieve their highest potentials to benefit clients.

View Grant’s resume here.

“Grant is a very good leader who is adaptable and effective when operating under a variety of constraints. I have the highest confidence in his abilities to overcome all manner of hurdles and am very happy he’s on the job.”
– Susan Leroy, Environmental Manager, CalTrans