Ken Sanchez

Senior Biologist


Ken Sanchez is a Senior Biologist with WRA, Inc. and is considered a national expert in section 7 Endangered Species Act (ESA) consultation and conservation banking.  Ken comes to WRA with more than 28 years of experience in state and federal government services including the California Department of Fish and Game – Marine Resources, U.S. Forest Service, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  In addition to his significant field work and regulatory experience, Ken has lectured and taught to a variety of audiences on ESA consultation.

Ken is known for his balanced approach to regulatory permitting and can collaborate with both project proponents and regulators to find solutions that work for both sides.  His calm demeanor and innovative ideas related to environmental regulations and mitigation have led to many successful outcomes.


BS, Wildlife Management, Humboldt State University