Mr. Ben Leonard is an environmental scientist with experience in environmental habitat assessments, aquatic and terrestrial biological monitoring, laboratory work in freshwater ecology, and the collection of soil, water, and biological samples. He has worked as a biological technician, aquatic ecologist, and researcher. His technical skills involve data quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC), environmental equipment assembly and function, web and graphic design, and statistical modeling, and he is proficient in many advanced-level computing and programming applications. Mr. Leonard has been involved in numerous biological assessment monitoring programs. He has worked on projects with the U. S. Forest Service (USFS) and the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) in addition to several corporate entities. He has assisted in the preparation of work plans, sampling and analysis plans, health and safety plans, budgets, and data reports.