Kelly Rice, Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS), specializes in large-scale project management as well as wetland assessments and delineations, wetland mitigation and restoration design, wildlife and protected species surveys and habitat assessments, technical report writing and review, and regulatory compliance and permitting. She manages and performs ecological studies on multiple types of projects and properties including energy and transportation linear corridors, large private tracts proposed for development or restoration, and municipal, state, and federal lands.
Kelly has worked on natural resource projects across the country, assisting clients in over 20 states with regulatory compliance issues. She has more than 29 years of environmental assessment and consulting experience. Her expertise in project management and technical reporting provide a valuable asset to clients and colleagues alike. She has made numerous presentations on the use of native vegetation in the landscape, habitat restoration, and sustainable development.
Association of State Wetland Managers, Member
Grand Rapids Community Sustainability Partnership, Member
Michigan Vernal Pool Partnership, Conservation Committee Member
Michigan Wetlands Association, Member
Ottawa County Parks and Recreation Commissioner
Society for Ecological Restoration, Member
Society of Wetland Scientists, Member