|Tim Royer, Natural Resource|
|Terrestrial and Watershed Scientist|
Tim has professional experience with a wide variety of natural resource disciplines, including: botany, wildlife, range management, hydrology, and wetlands, working in these areas since 2000 and with Cirrus since 2010. He is skilled at identifying plants in upland and wetland communities and is experienced in multiple vegetation monitoring techniques. He conducts biological inventories and habitat assessments for ecosystem types found across the Intermountain West, including assessments for federally listed threatened, endangered, and candidate plant and wildlife species. He is registered with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as a certified Utah prairie dog surveyor. As a hydrologist, he collects water quality and quantity data and models management impacts at varying spatial scales. He has expertise in delineating wetlands for jurisdictional status, and in preparing Section 404 permits, stream alteration permits, mitigation and monitoring plans, and in conducting compliance monitoring.
Tim was raised in a small farming community of northeast Oregon. He continues to work with his family to restore wildlife habitat and biological diversity on their forested property in the Blue Mountains. Other interests include gardening, hiking, wildlife watching, and spending warm summer afternoons skipping rocks with his wife and daughters.