Joe Berg

Senior Restoration Ecologist, Biohabitats, Inc.

Joe is an ecosystems ecologist with more than 30 years experience in the assessment and analysis of natural resources; development, preparation, and implementation of restoration plans; and the range of studies, documentation and permitting experience required.  The focus of his efforts have been the restoration of integrated stream, wetland and floodplain functions as a means to deliver ecosystem services to society, increase natural capital, and integrate local community needs with an appreciation of natural resource values.  He is the Practice Leader for Ecological Restoration for Biohabitats, Inc..  In addition to his UER Board service, he is on the Board of the Society for Ecological Restoration, and is a member of several other professional associations, including the Society of Wetland Scientists, Ecological Society of America, American Ecological Engineering Society, American Water Resources Association, Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation, and the Association of State Wetland Managers.  Joe graduated with an M.S. in Marine, Estuarine, and Environmental Science from the University of Maryland in 1984 after three years working on Chesapeake Bay issues as a research fellow.  His undergraduate degree is a BS in Interdisciplinary Environmental Science from the California University of Pennsylvania in 1981.