ECORP feels fortunate to continue to increase our staff throughout 2023. Here are some highlights of staff members who have joined ECORP since November 2022.
Brant Primrose – Senior Biologist, San Diego Office
Brant Primrose holds a Bachelor of Science degree in biological sciences with an emphasis in plant taxonomy and has over 23 years of experience in in biological sciences, consulting, and construction monitoring. In this time, he has conducted protocol surveys for Mojave Desert tortoise, California red-legged frog, arroyo toad, western burrowing owl, least Bell’s vireo, flat-tailed horned lizard, and nesting birds. Brant holds a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 10(a) recovery permit for Quino checkerspot butterfly. He has extensive experience performing sensitive plant and wildlife species surveys, wetland delineations, and biological impact analyses. He has authored a variety of technical reports, restoration and monitoring plans, and biological assessments. Brant has provided biological consulting services for a wide range of clients including utility companies; solar and wind companies; developers; and federal, state, and local regulatory agencies. He has worked closely with the San Diego Natural History Museum Botany Department where he has volunteered for the plant atlas. Brant worked under a federal work study program for Michael Simpson, Ph.D., in the San Diego State University Herbarium. In addition, he worked on a federal grant with Kathy Williams, Ph.D., at SDSU performing plant transects for the host plant Horkelia clevelandii with data collection of Laguna Mountains Skipper larvae.
Also joining our staff are:
- Arik Bord – Staff Archaeologist
- Erica Ramirez – Associate Archaeologist
- Jessica Rebollo – Assistant Architectural Historian
- Devin Keogh – Technical Editor
- Rachel Falkenstein – Administrative Assistant
- Tessie Shell – Accounting Clerk