We are dedicated to assisting non-profit conservation organizations and observe the credos of these professional organizations:
• The Wildlife Society
• The Association of Environmental Professionals
• The Society for American Archeology
• The Society for California Archeology
• American Public Works Association
Mr. Dexter has three decades of experience as a project manager, biologist, and archaeologist. He has managed and made significant contributions to a number of Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements/Reports to support National Environmental Policy Act and California Environmental Quality Act activities. He has successfully managed small to large multi-million dollar scale projects, from a single firm to an assembly of a dozen firms with 100+ project assigned staff.
Mr. Dexter received a BA in Anthropology from the University of California Santa Cruz with an emphasis in zooarchaeology (study of the skeletal remains of California fauna), and attended graduate school at CSU Chico. Mr. Dexter is an experienced Archaeologist with 30 years of professional experience focused on the prehistory of California.
Mr. Dexter is also a professional biologist and has 30 years of project experience focusing on California birds, herpetofauna, small mammals, and listed branchiopods of California. Mr. Dexter possesses a USFWS 10(a)(1)(A) permit (ES09196C-1) to independently handle and study listed branchiopods, California tiger salamander, and California red-legged frog.
Kathryn has over 20 years of experience in municipal government program development, staffing and project management. She received her Master of Arts from Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio and her Bachelor of Arts from California State University, Sonoma.
Her leadership and project management experience lend themselves well to her responsibilities at Condor, which includes business management and development with emphasis on enhancing systems and day-to-day operations, implementing strategies and procedures to enhance and expand current business, exploring opportunities to reach new and emerging partners in environmental resource management and conservation and reinvigorate the company's commitment to community and environmental organizations.
Mr. McNally has ten years of experience in wildlife surveying and laboratory and academic research. He received his B.A. in zoology from the University of Santa Barbara and a Master of Science in Biology from San Francisco State University. He has extensive knowledge of the biodiversity and conservation issues in California and the Western United States, from oceans to deserts to alpine ecosystems.
He has broad field experience in surveying, monitoring, and research involving threatened, endangered, and special-status species. He is proficient in numerous field methods and equipment, GPS/GIS mapping, and museum-quality specimen preservation. He has additional experience in electrofishing, mist-netting, and fence construction.
Ms. McGinn’s ten years of experience pertains to flora and fauna on the west coast focusing on California’s wildlife, special-status species, herpetology, mammalogy, ornithology, marine biology, and taxonomy. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from California Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo, and is currently enrolled in the M.S. for Environmental Management program at the University of San Francisco. Her field experience includes various wildlife capture and survey techniques; she has conducted pitfall trapping for California tiger salamanders (CTS) and visual encounter surveys for California red-legged frog and other native herpetofauna throughout the west coast.
She is authorized as an Independent Handler for CTS during terrestrial survey activities.
Ms. Paulsen studied wildlife biology at California Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo, focusing on California's wildlife, special-status species, herpetology, mammalogy, ornithology, marine biology, and taxonomy.
She has conducted surveys for a variety of species, has conducted visual encounter and habitat surveys and has obtained handling experience involving pitfall trapping, processing, and taking genetic samples from California tiger salamanders. Her field experience includes various wildlife capture and survey techniques, aian censuses using point counts, reptile and amphibian handling and surveys, and reporting.
Mr. Rangel's experience pertains to the flora and fauna of California, focusing on botany, ecological restoration, seed collection, plant propagation, invasive plant management, mammalogy, herpetology, ornithology and entomology. He has surveyed various species in California and has field experience, including wildlife capture and survey techniques, pitfall trapping for California tiger salamanders, visual encounter surveys for the California red-legged frog and other native herpetofauna throughout the west coast. Mr. Rangel has handling experience with California tiger salamander.
He received his Bachelor of Science from the University of California, Riverside and has several years of experience in ecological restoration and wildlife conservation. He is currently enrolled in the M.S. for Environmental Management program at the University of San Francisco.
The Senior Biologist's primary duties include project coordination, preparation of technical sections and reports, conducting resource impact analysis in support of NEPA and CEQA documents, coordination with State and Federal agencies, preparing permits, monitoring project areas during construction and supporting business development. Additional duties include managing and performing field studies, formal wetland delineations, protocol surveys, habitat assessments, and associated mapping.
The Staff Biologist must be passionate about wildlife, knowledgeable in species identification, and have experience conducting surveys for special-status and endangered species. This position offers exciting opportunities to work hands-on with species such as the California Tiger Salamander (CTS), conduct nesting bird and burrowing owl surveys, and provide biological monitoring.
Wendy launched Condor Country Consulting in 2001 and served as the President and Principal Biologist for 14 years. Wendy was passionate about biology and the environment and took advantage of opportunities to share this passion with the local and larger world community. Wendy was also an innovative thinker, establishing the company's mission a commitment to give back to the community and environment before it was common practice. Living this mission, she volunteered in elementary school classrooms and as an Avian Advisor in Belize.
As part of Wendy's legacy, Condor Country Consulting continues to give back to local community and environmental groups.