Israel Merkle

Project Manager | Environmental Inspector

EnviroScience Environmental Inspection Project Manager Israel MerkleIsrael Merkle earned a bachelor’s degree from Kent State University and has been with ES since 2013. 

Prior to joining the EnviroScience team full-time, Israel interned with ES in the summers of 2010 and 2011 with the Lake Management division. He manages the Environmental Inspection group, which follows the Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP), and implements recommendations found in the ODNR Rainwater and Land Development Manual guiding compliance for construction sites throughout the state. 

Israel’s experience includes the implementation of best management practices for sediment and erosion control devices on pipeline construction sites, flagging, and report writing at EnviroScience.

Contact Israel at:  IMerkle @

Few environmental firms in the country retain EnviroScience’s degree of scientific know-how, talent, and capability under one roof. The diverse backgrounds of our biologists, environmental engineers, scientists, and divers enable us to provide comprehensive in-house services and an integrated approach to solving environmental challenges—saving clients time, reducing costs, and ensuring high-quality results.

Our client guarantee is to provide “Excellence in Any Environment,” meaning no matter what we do, we will deliver on our Core Values of respect, client advocacy, quality work, accountability, teamwork, and safety. EnviroScience was created with the concept that we could solve complex problems by empowering great people. This concept still holds true today as our scientists explore the latest environmental legislation and regulations and incorporate the most up-to-date technology to gather and report data.

EnviroScience expertise includes but is not limited to aquatic surveys (including macroinvertebrate surveys and biological assessments); ecological restoration; ecological services (including impact assessments, invasive species control, and water quality monitoring);  emergency response; engineering and compliance services; endangered mussel surveys; laboratory and analysis; stormwater management; threatened and endangered species; and wetlands and streams (including delineation and mitigation). Further, EnviroScience is one of the few biological firms in the country that is a general member of the Association of Diving Contractors International (ADCI) and offers full-service commercial diving services.