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GZA welcomes Brian Kirkpatrick as Ecology Senior Project Manager

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SYRACUSE, N.Y.--GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc. (GZA), a leading multi-disciplinary firm providing ecological, geotechnical, environmental, water, and construction management services, has named Brian Kirkpatrick as a Senior Project Manager in its Ecology Group, based in GZA’s Syracuse office.

Kirkpatrick is a Certified Wildlife Biologist with more than 30 years of experience as a consultant serving a broad range of clients in New Jersey, New York, and other states in fields including permitting, wetlands delineations and assessment, wetlands mitigation, endangered species habitat, wildlife habitat analysis, regulatory constraints analysis, biodiversity planning and environmental impact analysis. Most recently, Kirkpatrick has focused on the wildlife impacts of renewable energy facilities, including assisting in permitting the largest solar facility built on a Superfund site to date.

Kirkpatrick also was this month elected President of The Wildlife Society’s New Jersey chapter and serves as vice chair of his hometown planning board.

GZA Principal Deborah M. Zarta Gier, CNRP, said, “Brian brings deep experience working with energy clients, commercial/industrial developers, infrastructure projects, environmental mitigation and remediation, and other sectors. He is an important addition to our teams in Syracuse and New Jersey and to clients throughout GZA’s service areas.”

Brian earned his Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Resources from West Virginia University and has completed additional studies in wetlands creation and analysis at Rutgers University.

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