Elias has 25 years of professional experience working as a wildlife biologist in California. He conducts nesting bird surveys, general wildlife surveys, and species-specific surveys including those for Swainson’s hawk, burrowing owl, and least Bell’s vireo. He monitors utility and other infrastructure projects during construction to ensure protection of nesting birds and other natural resources and compliance with environmental regulations. He has participated in specialized training sessions addressing special-status species such as California tiger salamander, California red-legged frog, western pond turtle, and bats. In his spare time, Elias maps the world at openstreetmaps.org, rides his bicycle, builds furniture of wood and copper, and pours concrete countertops.
elias(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)colibri-ecology.com