Bela is a Staff Scientist with a diverse background in ecology, restoration techniques and plant identification. Bela has experience with both field and laboratory settings throughout Washington State.
Bela Garcia has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science and Resource Management through the University of Washington. Her culminating project was the management of a restoration site within a local park that required volunteer management, report writing to communicate site plans with city officials, and knowledge of restoration techniques and native plants to ensure succession to a multi-layered, diverse forest ecosystem.
Bela currently assists in wetland, stream, and shoreline delineations and fish and wildlife habitat assessments; conducts environmental code analysis; and prepares environmental assessment and mitigation reports, biological evaluations, and permit applications to support clients through the regulatory and planning process for various land use projects.
Education and Professional Development
- University of Washington, Seattle, WA
- B.S. in Environmental Science and Resource Management
Professional Certifications, Training, and Workshops
- Wetland Delineation Training, Phil Scoles of Terra Science, Inc.