Josh LaPointe has a vast knowledge of the labor and equipment needs that are required to accomplish project goals on time and within budget constraints along with the scientific principles underlying all restoration activities. He has extensive knowledge of all aspects of the restoration process including site preparation, seeding, planting, invasive species control, and prescribed burning. His pro-active, hands-on approach to project and employee management ensures that AES’ Contracting Division provides accountable, timely, and cost-effective project results to help clients achieve successful restoration goals.
LaPointe began working with AES in 2002 as a staff ecologist, managing all hydrological monitoring and reporting while also assisting with vegetative monitoring, wetland delineations and natural resource inventories. Prior to becoming Director of Construction in 2011 and then Regional Manager of Ecosystem Restoration in 2014, LaPointe was a Restoration Project Manager for large- and small-scale restoration efforts throughout the country.