Wiregrass Ecological Associates, LLC is pleased to announce that Stefan Bourgoin has joined our team as a Project Manager and Senior Biologist. Mr. Bourgoin holds a B.S. degree from Birmingham-Southern College in Biology and M.S. degree from Florida State in Biological Oceanography. He is also a Certified Ecologist with the Ecological Society of America and active in the Tallahassee Association of Environmental Professionals.
Most recently, Mr. Bourgoin served in Tallahassee, Florida as a Senior Scientist within the Southeastern Sciences Group for Atkins, an international consulting firm. Prior to leaving Atkins, Mr. Bourgoin served proficiently in both the coastal marine and terrestrial ecology environments. He has over 9 years of environmental science and project management experience working with clients in the aviation, energy, governmental, real estate, and transportation market sectors.
Mr. Bourgoin’s expertise includes resolving environmental-related aviation issues, natural and water resources management and policy, regulatory permit acquisition and compliance/reporting (including NEPA), and ecological research and monitoring in ecosystems across the southeastern U.S, ranging from Louisiana to South Carolina.
His past experience has given him extensive knowledge of aquatic and terrestrial habitat management and conservation practices; stream condition index (SCI) implementation; water quality assessment; wildlife and
fisheries population management; silvicultural and mitigation area design and management; threatened and endangered species surveys, relocations, and management; Geographic Information System (GIS) desktop and field-based implementation; and coastal restoration following anthropogenic impacts.
We are excited to have Mr. Bourgoin join our team in a project management role and bring his expertise in marine, terrestrial, and aquatic ecosystems to our clients. He looks forward to meeting with current and new clients to discuss their environmental needs.