Scott Batiuk, CCB

Plant Biologist

Overview

Scott Batiuk is a Certified Consulting Botanist and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Forest Resources from the University of Washington, where his studies focused on forest ecology. He has worked in a wide variety of habitats in California, the Pacific Northwest, Nevada, and Uruguay, and his experience includes special-status plant surveys, plant community mapping, invasive species management, forest plot mapping, post-fire recovery monitoring, native seed collection, restoration planting, and mitigation land monitoring. In addition, Scott has training in soil science, wetland delineation, plant ecophysiology, and fluvial geomorphology. Before joining WRA, Scott worked for a variety of non-profit, academic, private, and government organizations.

At WRA, Scott’s work includes protocol level rare plant monitoring, vernal pool vegetation and hydrology monitoring, vegetation type mapping, and wetland delineation. He also works with permitting, compliance, and habitat restoration plans.

Projects

Special-Status Plant Surveys, Pacific Commons Preserve Biological Monitoring, Alameda County, California

Special-Status Plant Surveys, Keller Canyon Landfill, Unincorporated Contra Costa County, California

Special-Status Plant Monitoring, Invasive Plant Monitoring, Hydrology Monitoring, and Grazing Management, Elsie Gridley Mitigation Bank, Solano County, California

Special-Status Plant Surveys, Hawthorne Mill Property, Solano County, California

Special-Status Plant Surveys, Antonio Mountain Ranch Conservation and Mitigation Bank-proposed,Roseville, Placer County, California

Special-Status Plant Surveys and Aquatic Feature Assessment, Proposed Tembo Preserve, Tehama County, California

Dry Wash Mapping and Existing Conditions Assessment, Anza-Borrego State Park, Imperial County, California

Vegetation Community Mapping, Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan Area, Riverside County, California

Education

B.S. Forest Resources, University of Washington. 2010

Other

California Native Plant Society
California Lichen Society
Southern California Botanists