Kyle Bretl is an ecologist with over 10 years of ecological consulting experience related to wetlands, waterways, and natural communities. His expertise includes wetland delineations, wetland monitoring and assessments, and vegetation surveys. He is an Assured Wetland Delineator through the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and has participated in more than 200 delineations/determinations throughout Wisconsin since 2015. He is also experienced with local, state, and federal environmental permitting, waterway assessments, natural habitat assessments, threatened and endangered species surveys such as Karner Blue Butterfly Surveys, habitat restoration and management, and natural stream channel design and construction. Mr. Bretl is also well-versed with ArcGIS software and GPS equipment such as Trimble.
- B.S., General Resource Management, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
Registrations and Licenses
- WDNR Assured Wetland Delineator WDNR Karner Blue Butterfly Qualified SurveyorWDNR approved Rare Plant Surveyor
Training and Certifications
- Wetland Plant Identification and Sampling, UW-Stevens Point Continuing Education & Extension, Stevens Point, WI 2018Critical Methods in Wetland Delineation, UW-La Crosse Continuing Education & Extension, Madison, WI 2015-2019S-130/S-190/L-180 Prescribed Fire Training, 2016Adv. Wetland Delineation, UW-La Crosse Continuing Education and Extension, Waukesha, WI 2015Wisconsin DNR Karner Blue Butterfly HCP Monitoring Training, WI 2014ACOE Lower Wabash River Workshop on Rehabilitation for Streambank Stability and Riparian Function, Evansville, IN 2011River Course 201: Natural Channel Design Principles, NC State University, Asheville, NC 2011Carlson Survey Beginner Training, Surveyor Central, Bowling Green, KY 2011Regional Supplement Seminar and Field Practicum, Wetland Training Institute, Inc., Frankfort, KY 2010Basic Wetland Plants, UW-La Crosse Continuing Education and Extension, La Crosse, WI 2009