Zack Jones

Aquatic Biologist

EnviroScience Aquatic Biologist Zack JonesSince joining the EnviroScience team in 2016, Zack Jones has excelled as an Aquatic Biologist, focusing his efforts on critical environmental projects at our Richmond office. With a BS in Biology from Christopher Newport University, Zack’s academic foundation and professional experiences uniquely position him to tackle the complex challenges associated with our 316(b) compliance initiatives.

Zack’s journey began with leadership roles during his college years, including positions as a pool manager and assistant regional director for Swim Club Management Group of Virginia, where he developed key management and organizational skills. After college, Zack expanded his expertise in precision craftsmanship by specializing in copper and slate roofing. His meticulous work in the historic areas of downtown Richmond sharpened his attention to detail—a vital attribute in environmental science.

At EnviroScience, Zack applies his diverse background to the protection and study of aquatic life. His work primarily involves ensuring that our environmental impact assessments and project implementations meet stringent regulatory standards, thereby contributing significantly to our conservation goals. Zack’s dedication not only enhances our project outcomes but also reinforces our commitment to sustainable environmental practices.

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.