Craig brings 25 years of professional experience in all phases of project planning, permitting, implementation, and long-term monitoring. He has worked in 30 California counties on a wide variety of watershed assessment and rehabilitation, erosion & sediment control, riverine & estuarine restoration, riparian improvement, and fisheries enhancement projects. As the Co-coordinator for the Humboldt Bay and Mad River watersheds, Craig has increasingly focused on developing and implementing non-point source pollution control plans, flood mitigation and channel improvements, fisheries habitat and fish passage enhancements, as well as invasive species management plans.
He is NRS’ project lead on the Humboldt Bay Initiative work group, Lower Elk River restoration planning, and multiple salt marsh and freshwater wetland mitigation projects. In addition, Craig serves on the Board of Directors of the International Erosion Control Association, co-chairs the Humboldt Weed Management Area steering committee, and is a commissioner on the City of Eureka’s Open Space, Parks, and Recreation Commission. Craig has a B.S. in Environmental Studies, M.S. in Watershed Science, a 2-year professional certificate in Mediation, and certifications in bio-engineering and erosion control.