Tyson Kurtz began working as a biologist for EnviroScience’s North Carolina office (formerly ClearWater Environmental Consultants, Inc.) in 2019. Since that time, Tyson has played an integral role in conducting stream and wetland delineations, assessments, and permitting in the Carolinas region.
Tyson possesses an impressive education in environmental science. An honors program graduate of Clarion University of Pennsylvania, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Biology, minoring in both Environmental Sustainability and Environmental Geoscience.
In addition, Tyson completed the North Carolina Stream Assessment Training (NCSAM), North Carolina Wetland Assessment Method Training (NCWAM), NCAEP North Carolina Stream Identification Method (v4.11), and Swamp School Wetland Delineation and Regional Supplement Training He also completed the Rosgen Basic Survey Skills and Applied Fluvial Geomorphology classes, NC State’s Streambank Repair Workshop, Swamp Schools’ Wetland Design class, NCDOTs ESC/Stormwater Management Level 1 & 2 courses, and Virginia Stormwater Inspector Certification. And most recently, Tyson earned his Professional Wetland Scientist certification from the Society of Wetland Scientists.
Tyson’s primary duties at EnviroScience include wetland and stream delineations, GIS mapping, aquatic resource monitoring, habitat assessments, threatened and endangered species surveys, and Section 404/401 environmental permitting.
Fun fact: Tyson has completed a kickflip (a difficult skateboard trick) in 41 of the 50 United States, with a goal to achieve all 50 in the near future.
Contact Tyson at: TKurtz @ EnviroScienceinc.com
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.