Co-Presidents, Consultants, & Ecologists

 

Barrett Stejskal

 

As president of BearPaws Environmental Consulting, Inc., Mr. Stejskal is responsible for all management duties of the firm and project coordination. 

 

Besides the corporate responsibilities, also as a consultant and ecologist, Mr. Stejskal is responsible for coordination of environmental permitting, conducting wildlife surveys, wetland delineations, and other environmental reports. He also has been qualified as an expert in wetland and wildlife ecology and environmental land use in Lee County. Mr. Stejskal has also received his certification as an Authorized Gopher Tortoise Agent from FWC.

 

Since 2002, Mr. Stejskal has managed projects, conducted fieldwork, and produced reports and applications for land use planning and development. These projects include environmental (due diligence) assessments for land acquisition purposes, assistance with environmental land planning, coordination on permitting and mitigation design for wetlands and wildlife, and compliance monitoring of projects during and after construction.

 

Mr. Stejskal has received certification from Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) in ARC GIS I & II as well as additional training on gopher tortoise permitting and relocations from the Ashton Biodiversity Institute. In 2014, he was appointed to serve on the Lee County Conservation 20/20 Land Acquisition and Stewardship Advisory Committee. 

Christina Stejskal

 

As co‚Äźpresident of BearPaws Environmental Consulting, Mrs. Stejskal is responsible for all financial duties of the firm. The clients Mrs. Stejskal works with include both the private and public sectors.

 

Besides the corporate responsibilities, also as a consultant and ecologist, Mrs. Stejskal is responsible for assisting in the efforts of environmental permitting, conducting wildlife surveys, wetland delineations, and other environmental reports. She also has been qualified as an expert in wetland and wildlife ecology in Lee County.

 

Since 2003, Mrs. Stejskal has managed projects, conducted fieldwork, and produced reports and applications for land use planning and development. These projects include environmental (due diligence) assessments for land acquisition purposes, assistance with environmental land planning, coordination on permitting and mitigation design for wetlands and wildlife, and compliance monitoring of projects during and after construction.

 

Previous experience also includes working with Lee County's environmental development staff as an intern, while attending Florida Gulf Coast University, in their Environmental Sciences Division. In addition, she has received certification from the Richard Chinn U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation and Management Training Program and gopher tortoise Natural History, Relocation, and Management program offered by Ray Ashton.