Mark O’Leary is a principal ecologist with over 20 years of ecological consulting experience including natural areas assessment and management, river and stream restoration, and master planning of watersheds, sustainable design, and greenways. He provides scientific and project leadership on environmental planning and design, mitigation, and permitting. He has designed and implemented numerous ecological restoration and mitigation plans for wetland, prairie, woodland, and savanna communities, and he has conducted hundreds of national resources assessments and wetland delineations for clients throughout the country.
Mark understands the regulatory environment and works well with regulators. He is particularly adept at facilitating solutions and resolving conflicts involving natural resources. His facility in building consensus based in science has provided the basis for successfully navigating difficult state and federal permits.