Erin is a graduate of Western Washington University. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science with a Marine Ecology focus. Erin has hands-on experience involving research on water quality and salmon runs, and in conducting forage fish surveys, amphibian identification, and survey guidance.
Erin Harker has ecological experience in both field and laboratory settings in the Pacific Northwest. Her hands-on experience includes research on water quality, salmon runs, restoration project performance, and marine mammal hydro-acoustics. Erin is proficient in collecting, manipulating, and analyzing environmental data; riparian restoration and wetland mitigation monitoring principles and techniques, analyzing local, state, and federal environmental code and regulations, and technical writing. Erin has additional experience engaging students in a suite of environmental curriculums. She currently assists clients through the various stages of land use planning by conducting environmental code analysis, preparing environmental assessments, mitigation reports, and biological evaluations, and completing permit applications.
Erin graduated from Western Washington University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science with a Marine Ecology focus. She has received formal training through the WSDOE and Coastal Training Program in conducting forage fish surveys; amphibian identification and survey guidance; using the credit-debit system for estimating wetland mitigation needs; determining the ordinary high water mark; Puget Sound coastal processes; conducting eelgrass delineations; using the 2014 wetland rating system; and using field indicators for hydric soils.
Education and Professional Development
- B.S., Environmental Science, Marine Ecology focus; Western Washington University