Heath BartoshGIS Specialist &Biologist
...Heath Bartosh - GIS Specialist & BiologistAs a Project Analyst Mr. Bartosh conducts botanical surveys, GIS and GPS operations, mitigation monitoring, permitting, and permit compliance for planning and natural resources management.His background and experience in the field of environmental planning includes conservation design, landscape connectivity, wetlands and wildlife protection and compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), federal Endangered Species Act; Clean Water Act Section 404 compliance through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Section 401 compliance through the Regional Water Quality Control Board, and the California Department of Fish and Game's 1603 permit process. Mr. Bartosh has worked as a GIS Technician for the Watershed Research and Training Center in Hayfork California.His
roles included aiding Trinity County to reduce the occurrence of catastrophic landscape-scale fires.By obtaining local and countywide data through collaborative, information gathering meetings with community members and local, state and federal agencies, maps he
helped create were used to make to develop priorities for fire prevention and ecosystem enhancement. He also worked for Redwood Community Action Agency in Eureka, California.
By creating a planning framework for the Historical Watershed Assessment for the Humboldt Bay and its tributaries restoration activities could be prioritized for the bay and its tributaries.