Greg Sproull

Biologist

Overview

Greg Sproull is a project manager and biologist with WRA, Inc. and brings scientific experience in academia and in the private sector in the United States and abroad. Prior to his time at WRA, Greg was a regulatory permitting specialist, wetland scientist, and botanist for an environmental consulting firm in the South San Francisco Bay Area, where he contributed to more than 50 environmental services projects. At WRA, Greg manages floristic surveys, vegetation mapping, and habitat assessments; coordinates and performs wetland delineations; and authors and manages regulatory permit applications, biological resource assessments for CEQA documents, and client reports. Greg regularly interfaces with local, state, and federal regulatory agencies, including the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), the Regional Water Quality Control Board (RWQCB), the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), and the Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC), for land use permits associated with restoration, development, mining, and mitigation banking. He combines his scientific expertise, critical thinking, and scientific editing experience to address clients’ natural resource challenges with an efficient, measured, and objective approach.

Publications

Sproull GJ, Bukowski M, McNutt N, Zwijacz-Kozica T, Szwagrzyk J (2017) Landscape-level spruce mortality patterns and topographic forecasters of bark beetle outbreaks in managed and unmanaged forests of the Tatra Mountains. Polish Journal of Ecology 65: 24-37

Pietryzkowski M, Gruba P, Sproull GJ (2017) The effectiveness of yellow lupine (Lupinus luteus L.) green manure cropping in sand mine cast reclamation. Ecological Engineering 102: 72-79

Sproull GJ, Adamus M, Szewczyk J, Kersten G, Szwagrzyk J (2016) Fine-scale spruce mortality dynamics driven by bark beetle disturbance in Babia Góra National Park, Poland. European Journal of Forest Research 135: 507-517

Sproull GJ, Adamus M, Bukowski M, Krzyzanowski T, Szewczyk J, Statwick J, Szwagrzyk J (2015) Tree and stand-level patterns and predictors of Norway spruce mortality caused by bark beetle infestation in the Tatra Mountains. Forest Ecol. and Management 354: 261–271

Sproull GJ, Quigley MF, Sher A, González E (2015) Long-term changes in composition, diversity, and distribution patterns in four herbaceous plant communities along an elevational gradient. Journal of Vegetation Science 26: 552–563

Projects

Santa Clara Valley Water District, Rancho Cañada de Pala Preserve Annual Monitoring Project, Santa Clara County, California

City of Palo Alto, Palo Alto Baylands Boardwalk Project (Baylands Nature Preserve), Palo Alto, California

Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST), Cabrillo Highway Parcels Project, Half Moon Bay, California

Department of Water Resources, Lookout Slough Restoration Project, Dixon, California

Falling Springs LLC, North Bay Mitigation Bank, Marin County, California

The Primary School, The Primary School at 1200 Weeks Street, East Palo Alto, California

Strada Investment Group, 1548 Maple Street Development Project, Redwood City, California

Focus Realty Services/Lenox Homes, Laurel Place II Development Project, Contra Costa County, California

County of San Mateo, Mid-coast Multi-Modal Trail Project, Unincorporated San Mateo County, California

Butte Creek Farms, Butte Sink Mitigation Bank, Colusa, California

Education

Master of Science, Biological Sciences, University of Denver

Bachelor of Science, Integrated Science and Technology, James Madison University

Other

California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Plant Voucher Collecting Permit Holder (#2081a-18-008-V)

California Native Plant Society Member- Yerba Buena Chapter

International Association of Vegetation Science Member