AES Names David Hewitt as Senior Ecologist for Philadelphia Office

on October 8, 2018

Philadelphia, PA – Applied Ecological Services (AES) announces the addition of a new Senior Ecologist, David Hewitt, PhD., who will be based out of the Philadelphia office. Hewitt has extensive experience in ecology and will provide substantial value to the organization.

“We are excited to add David to our team. He has a very strong background in ecology and brings an abundance of knowledge with him,” said Michael McGraw, Senior Wildlife Ecologist and Pennsylvania Branch Manager. “Our commitment is to provide exceptional ecological solutions to our clients, and Dr. Hewitt will allow us to expand our capabilities and efforts in the Mid-Atlantic region.”

Hewitt attended Harvard University where he earned his doctorate in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and is a lecturer for the Department of Biology at the University of Pennsylvania covering topics such as land management, natural resources, environmental policy, energy policy, water quality, and public health. Hewitt has spent many years as an independent consultant performing quantitative and qualitative research, policy analysis and authoring countless articles and presentations on environmental studies.

Applied Ecological Services is a broad-based ecological consulting, contracting, and restoration firm providing services to clients nationwide. AES has been the principal ecological consulting and contracting firm in many diverse, large-scale restoration and site-remediation project that have drawn national acclaim.

Established in 1978, AES has a staff of over 165 employees, with 17 offices in Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio, Kansas, Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey. AES owns and operates Taylor Creek, Spring Lake, and Kaw River Restoration Nurseries. Together, they are amongst the largest restoration/native plant nurseries in the Midwest.

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Applied Ecological Services ( is a leading ecological consulting, design, and restoration contracting firm dedicated to bringing the science of ecology to land-use decisions. Founded in 1978, the company has grown to a staff of 120 with offices in Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York. AES consulting and construction professionals offer comprehensive, coordinated expertise in ecological science, natural area restoration, geospatial services, sustainable ecological engineering, and landscape architecture.

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