Kelly N. Rice, PWS

Vice President/Senior Ecologist


    B.S., Zoology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Training and Certifications

    Professional Wetland Scientist, No. 1187
  • MDNR Threatened/Endangered Species Permit No. 029
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Habitat Conservation Planning for Endangered Species
  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Environmental Compliance Seminar and Overview
  • Wetland Training Institute Planning Hydrology for Constructed Wetlands
  • Biotic Consultants, Inc. Wetland Plant Identification
  • Lambert Consulting Group Project Management Training
  • 8 Hour HAZWOPER Refresher
  • Indiana Department of Transportation National Environmental Policy Act Training
  • American Heart Association CPR/First Aid
  • SOLO Wilderness First Aid

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.