Sara Potter

Project Ecologist III

Education and Certifications
  • Master of Environmental Studies, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA
  • B.S., Environmental, Soil and Water Science University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
  • Wetland Delineation Certificate
  • 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) and 8-Hour HAZWOPER Supervisor
Specialties
  • Aquatic Sciences
  • Wetland Ecology and Delineation
  • Field Study Design and Implementation
  • Environmental Permitting/Regulatory Compliance
  • Data Collection and Analysis

Sara has been an environmental consultant since 2014, applying her expertise in aquatic sciences on a variety of projects. Sara provides permitting support for natural resources and land use projects, specializing in marine water quality and shoreline mitigation/restoration. Sara performs wetland studies, threatened and endangered species surveys, stream and nearshore surveys, marine mammal monitoring, and similar assessments. In addition, she has directed fieldwork efforts such as natural resource and remediation site studies, water quality monitoring, and sediment/soil sample collection and characterization. Sara has expertise in local, state, and federal environmental policies and regulations, and she routinely conducts regulatory research and data synthesis and prepares documentation to meet local (e.g., critical areas), state (e.g., State Environmental Policy Act [SEPA]), and federal (e.g., Endangered Species Act [ESA]) regulatory requirements.

View Sara’s resume here.