International

  • Proposal Development, The USDA Graduate School, Washington, D.C.  Proposal development for a $2-million United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Request for Assistance on Global Warming in China.  (2008)
  • Austrian Biosphere Reserves Project, ECO Institut fuer Oekologie.  Field consultation on Austrian Biosphere Reserves project in Oetztal, Tirol.  (2004)
  • USAID Environmental Protection Request for Proposals (RFP), Chemonics.  Research, contacts, and logistical assistance for USAID environmental protection RFP in the Dominican Republic.  (2003)
  • USAID Environmental Protection RFP, PA Consulting.  Research, writing, logistical assistance for USAID environmental protection RFP in the Dominican Republic.  (2003)
  • Caohai Watershed Management Planning Project, International Fund for China’s Environment.  Managed field team and developed proposal for the Caohai watershed management planning project.  Field visit to Guizhou Province, China.  (2003)
  • Caribbean Eco-regional Planning, The Nature Conservancy.  Technical assistance for Caribbean Eco-regional Planning.  Logistical and rapporteur assistance for technical meeting in Haiti.  In country (Hispaniola) from 2002 to 2003.
  • Environmental Management and Sustainable Tourism Projects, OroAzul, Dominican Republic and Haiti.  Technical assistance for environmental management and sustainable tourism projects in Hispaniola.  (2003)       
  • Cost of Living Economic Study, U.S. Embassy, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.  Economic study on the Cost of Living.  Conducted Retail Price Survey.  (2002)
  • Coral Restoration and Mitigation Project, Atemar S.A., Dominican Republic.  Field SCUBA and analytical assistance on a port construction mitigation and coral transplanting project in the Dominican Republic.  Other assistance provided on environmental impact, aquaculture and eco-tourism projects in the Dominican Republic.  (2002 to 2003)
  • Implementation of Hydrometeorological Monitoring Program in Central Asia, Tashkent, Uzbekistan.  As Foreign Service Environment Officer, served as team leader for Hydrometeorological Institute directors on a study tour in MD, MN, and CO on remote sensing and water forecasting and modeling techniques).  Participated in field mission to Uzbekistan to attend Hydromet workshop and assist in the siting of a satellite receiver for meteorological data to be disseminated with other Central Asian partners.  (2000)
  • Environmental Impact Assessment of Forestry Co-Management Programs in the Futa-Djalong Highlands, Guinea, West Africa.  As Foreign Service Environment Officer, participated in field mission and stakeholder workshop in Guinea toward the assessment of environmental impacts USAID funded forestry programs in the forest highlands.  (2001)
  • China Biodiversity Network, Pacific Environment/Earth Island Institute, San Francisco, California.  As Founder/Project Director, provided training and financial support for new Chinese environmental groups and advocates.  Raised public awareness and promoted local involvement on environmental projects in China; promoted NGO involvement for the UNDP Tumen River Area Development Program in China, Russia, South Korea, North Korea, and Mongolia.  Developed database of local environmental experts in the Tumen River region.  Developed a renewable energy project for the Mosuo matrilineal village in northern Yunnan province.  Developed and led wetland management training tours for Chinese and Russian reserve managers in Northern California and China.  (1995 to 1999)
  • China Wetlands Conservation and Sustainable Use Project, Wetlands International China Programme.  In country project coordinator for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) China Wetlands Conservation and Sustainable Use Project resulting in approval of more than $6 million from the GEF. Coordinated international team and inputs for six pilot wetland demonstration areas (Heilongjiang, Jiangsu, Hunan, Gansu, Jilin).  (1997)
  • International Wetlands Conference, Ulan Bator, Mongolia.   As Project Coordinator, helped organize a Wetlands International conference for all offices and collaborators within the Pacific-East Asia Australasia Flyway.  Project funded in coordination with WI project offices in China, Japan and Russia.  (1997)
  • International Waters Project, Tumen River Basin, United Nations Development Programme, China.  Successfully developed and secured a $20,000 contract from the UNDP/Tumen Secretariat to develop an interactive database of environmental experts in the Tumen River Area Development Program Countries of China Russia, North Korea, South Korea, and Mongolia.  Created NGO coalition to undertake field work and interviews.  Conducted field visits and interviews in China, Russia and Mongolia.  Designed and populated tri-lingual database in Filemaker Pro.  (1998)
  • International Waters Project, Dniepr River Basin, United Nations Development Programme, Ukraine.  Drafted Project Brief for GEF International Waters Project and Strategic Action Plan for the Dnieper River Basin resulting in approval of $7 million for host countries. Presented GEF objectives and cost-sharing principles to governments of Ukraine, Russia, and Belarus at SAP Steering Committee Workshop in Odessa (Ukraine).  (1997) 
  • Mai Po Marches Nature Reserve Management and Education Programs Evaluation, Natural Resources Consulting Party, Ltd., Hong Kong.  Evaluated management and educational programs at Mai Po Marshes Nature Reserve in Hong Kong.  Wrote summary report.  (1996)
  • Characterizing High Alpine Wetland Wintering Areas for Black Necked Cranes in Yunnan Province, China.  Developed projects to protect the wetland wintering habitat of rare Black-necked Cranes in northern Yunnan and Guizhou Provinces.  Conducted field investigations, characterized habitat values, identified conservation threats, led international team visits, built support from local government officials and villagers, coordinated environmental education and exchange projects for Chinese middle school students.  (1994 to 1995)
  • Kali Gandaki – Khimti Kola Hydropower Project, Asian Development Bank, Nepal.  Developed Environmental Mitigation and Community Development Plans in conjunction with a large dam and hydropower project in Nepal.  (1995)
  • Taiwan 20-Year Environmental Masterplan, TUV–Essen, Far East, Ltd., Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.  Project Coordinator and Liaison for the Taiwan Environmental Protection Bureau project resulting in a 20-year Environmental Masterplan.  Provided technical support and translation for air, water, solid waste and noise pollution projections in Taiwan; coordinated inputs between German and Taiwanese consulting firms (1989 to 1990).



EcoWang

Projects

Domestic

  • Western Energy Hub, Magnum Gas Storage, Utah.  Developed environmental permitting preparation and strategies for a complex integrated project involving salt mining, cavern creation, natural gas storage, wind storage, solar pond, and gas and liquid pipeline components.  (2008- 09)
  • Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, Wyoming.  Conducted hydrological evaluation and environmental permitting investigation and report for the Washakie Basin Oil Shale development and Red Desert Coal and Coal Liquefaction development project areas in Sweetwater County, Wyoming.  (2009)
  • Questar Pipeline Modification, Utah.  Wrote wetlands opinion on proposed pipeline extension project in Davis and Weber County.  (2008)
  • Black Butte Mine Reclamation Monitoring Study, Wyoming.  Troubleshoot and update vegetation monitoring database in Microsoft Access.  (2009)
  • Abandoned Mine Reclamation Program Database.  Managed and coordinated database design and updates for the Division of Oil Gas and Mining, Abandoned Mine Land Program (in Microsoft Access).  Updated closure codes, tracked contract information, developed and produced reports for policy planning and future project design.  (2007 to 2008)
  • Draft Environmental Assessments for Abandoned Mine Reclamation Projects for the Utah - Division of Oil, Gas and Mining and Bureau of Land Management (Lakeside, Grand Staircase - Escalante San Rafael.  (2008). 
  • North Davis Sewage Improvement District Water Reuse Project.  Scope development, feasibility study, and review of regulatory requirements for the development of options for re-using treated wastewater from the North Davis Sewer Improvement District Wastewater for various residential and industrial uses in northern Utah.  (2006)
  • Central Weber Wastewater Reuse Project Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Wastewater Treatment Plant, Northern Utah.  Contribute to complex environmental impact study for a large water reuse project in northern Utah.  (2006)
  • District Water Development Project, Central Utah Water Conservancy District.  Develop water supply alternatives for servicing north Utah County with municipal water coming from multiple groundwater and surface water sources including design elements for pipeline size, routings, pumping, reservoirs siting, water rights, municipal growth, and water treatment options.  (2006)
  • The Nature Conservancy, Dominican Republic.  Hydrology and GIS/mapping assistance for Ecoregional Planning. Applied SWBM hydro-model water budget; wrote field users manual.  (2005)
  • Upper Colorado Region Salinity Control Program, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.  Reviewed pipeline engineering and irrigation system design proposals.  Oversee contractor installations.  Develop habitat ranking criteria; propose habitat replacement/mitigation commitments.  (2003-04)
  • Funding Trend Analysis for Sub-Saharan Africa (1996-2002), USAID Africa Bureau, Washington D.C.  As Foreign Service Environment Officer, conducted a twenty year funding trend analysis and authored report for environment and agricultural spending throughout USAID strategic objectives and field missions in Africa.  (2001)
  • Preliminary Evaluation of Energy Efficiency Projects in the Ukraine, USAID Europe and Eurasia Bureau, Washington DC.  As Foreign Service Environment Officer, conducted an evaluation of energy efficiency projects funded by USAID over a 20 year time frame.  Authored summary report and presented findings to team members.  (2001)
  • Evaluation of Agency Environmental Spending, USAID Policy Bureau, Washington D.C.  As Evaluate Agency environmental spending; author and present report.  (2001)
  • Hydrometoerological Disaster Mitigation Strategies in Asia, USAID Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance.  Evaluate and author report on strategies for hydrometeorologial disaster mitigation strategies in Asia.  (2000)
  • Guadalupe River Streamflow Augmentation Project, California.  Research / distribute data and documents to develop water quality model for Guadalupe River Streamflow Augmentation Project for the Santa Clara Valley Water District; produced annotated bibliography. 1998. (CH2M-Hill)
  • Mokelumne River Aquifer and Recharge Storage Project, East Bay Municipal Utilities District, California.  Developed integrative plan to supply water to the East Bay in California.  Investigated water availability from different river systems and underground storage possibilities.  Developed model to assess limnological and water quality changes in East Bay reservoirs.  (1995) 
  • Mokelumne River Salmon Restoration Project, California.  Conducted radio-telemetry research to track and assess migratory success of hatchery raised Chinook salmon in the Mokelumne River/San Francisco Bay ecosystem.  1995. (Garcia and Associates)
  • The Year 2050 – Transition to a Sustainable Future. Conduct research on water resource policy and global water requirements for multi-disciplinary project.  1993-94. (Pacific Institute)