Doug is ESA’s Southeast Regional Director, serving as environmental project manager on numerous projects for the Florida Department of Transportation, habitat conservation and water agencies, and local municipalities throughout the Southeast.

Doug has more than 20 years of experience in wetland assessments, federal, state, and local permitting, protected species studies, GIS mapping and analyses, NEPA, habitat evaluation, and environmental impact mitigation. He is knowledgeable in developing effective resolutions to conflicts between natural resources and project development, and has a thorough understanding of Florida’s ecology.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in zoology from Washington State University, as well as a Master of Science in biology from University of Central Florida.