|Sam Stewart is a Wildlife Biologist with 22 years of biological and environmental field work, research, and management experience in California. He has managed biological surveys and impact analyses and prepared a variety of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) analyses and documents. He has authored Biological Technical Reports, Natural Environment Studies, Environmental Impact Statement sections, Environmental Impact Report sections, Supplemental EIRs, Environmental Assessments, Initial Studies, and Mitigated Negative Declarations. He has a wide range of experience in biological services, including biological constraints analyses; focused surveys for special status plant and wildlife species; fish and aquatic macroinvertebrate sampling; complex analysis of food web relationships; aquatic toxicology; design and establishment of compensatory mitigation sites; wildlife relocation and long term monitoring; population studies; and invasive species control programs. Mr. Stewart has extensive focused survey experience with fish and herpetofauna, including Threatened and Endangered species such as Santa Ana sucker, unarmored threespine stickleback, arroyo toad, California red-legged frog, mountain yellow-legged frog, desert tortoise, and Coachella Valley fringe-toed lizard. He currently holds a California Department of Fish and Wildlife scientific collecting permit authorizing the capture and release of wildlife species of special concern and Threatened and Endangered species, including arroyo toad and California red-legged frog, and is a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service-approved arroyo toad and California red-legged frog handler. He is a trained practitioner of the Surface Water Ambient Monitoring Program (SWAMP) and has conducted investigations in varied geographic areas including deserts and watersheds of San Bernardino, Riverside, Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura, Santa Barbara, Kern, and Mohave (AZ) Counties|
|Special interests: Herpetofauna, fish, and invasive wildlife species control.|
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|Email address for Sam C Stewart:
bullfrogslayer[AT]gmail.com (Replace the [AT] with the @ symbol before sending an email.)|
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