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NRS Wetlands Staff

Natural Resource Services, Inc.
180 Tinkham Lane
PO Box 311
Harrisville, RI 02830
Phone: 401-568-7390
Fax: 401-568-7490
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Scott Rabideau - NRS President/CEO

Scott Rabideau

President/CEO

Scott holds both a Bachelor of Science in Natural Resource Science and Master of Science in Business Management. As President of NRS, Scott oversees all of the client projects, regulatory applications & reporting and follow-up work.

•  Member of RI General Assembly – State Representative, District 60 (1/95 – 12/02)
•  Member – Burrillville Land Trust
•  Charter Member – RI Association of Wetland Scientists
•  Professional Wetland Scientist #1410 - Society of Wetland Scientists
•  Technical Service Provider, Wildlife Habitat Improvements – US Department of Agriculture
•  Environmental Subconsultant, Wetlands – RI Department of Transportation

Leland Mello - NRS Senior Wildlife/Wetland Biologist

Leland Mello

Senior Wildlife/Wetland Biologist

Leland holds a Master’s Degree in Wildlife Biology and Management and spent 4 years with the RI Department of Environmental Management before coming to NRS in 2004. Leland’s duties include:

•  Wetland delineations and permitting through the appropriate agencies
•  Wildlife and habitat assessments
•  Evaluating species abundances and population densities of flora and fauna with
   different habitats
•  Monitoring of construction sites to ensure compliance with DEM or CRMC issued permits
•  Designing, creating and monitoring replacement wetland areas

Edward Avizinis - NRS Wetland Biologist

Edward Avizinis

Wetland Biologist

Edward holds a Holds a master of science in Environmental Science. He is a class IV soil evaluator D4083 and an IM. Edward ’s duties include:

•  Wetland delineations and permitting through the appropriate agencies
•  Wildlife and habitat assessments
•  Evaluating species abundances and population densities of flora and fauna with
   different habitats
•  Monitoring of construction sites to ensure compliance with DEM or CRMC issued permits
•  Designing, creating and monitoring replacement wetland areas
•  Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Surveys (SAV)

Kayleigh Petipas-Haggerty - NRS Administrative Assistant

Kayleigh Actis

Administrative Assistant

With a general studies degree from the Community College of Rhode Island and three years of secretarial and graphics preparation experience, Kayleigh is an invaluable administrative asset and currently studying at URI.

•  Serves as assistant to the company president, and provides a wide variety of secretarial
   and GIS graphic tasks.
•  As the prime contact for all new and repeat business, recorded and directed telephone
   calls, messages, and in online traffic.
•  Entered and tracked all new job contracts, including use of QuickBooks accounting
   program.
•  Using ARCMap program, manipulated GIS data and drafting files in order to generate
   aerial photographs and related graphics.
•  Compiled necessary components for the successful submission of detailed application
   packages to the RI Department of Environmental Management, Office of Water Resources
   (DEM, OWR) and the RI Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC).

Natural Resource Services, Inc. 180 Tinkham Lane  PO Box 311  Harrisville, RI 02830  |  Phone: 401-568-7390  |  Fax: 401-568-7490

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