Vance Howard

Senior Restoration Ecologist

Restoration, Mitigation, Habitat, Ecosystem, Ecology


    B.S., Environmental Horticulture and Urban Forestry, University of California, Davis

Vance Howard is a senior restoration ecologist and project manager with 20 years of experience planning, designing, and implementing restoration and mitigation projects in riverine, riparian, wetland, grassland, oak woodland, and forested habitats. His focus is on large-scale conservation and mitigation planning for multi-objective projects, including projects that integrate ecosystem restoration and natural resource management with flood protection, recreation, and urban planning.

Vance’s planning and design approach is informed by his extensive on-the-ground experience managing construction of ecological and landform restoration, habitat mitigation, streambed realignment, and biotechnical erosion control projects in California. Vance and his team specialize in taking projects from concept to construction and beyond.

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