Who We Are

Who We Are

Brian Boroski, Ph.D. (Vice President, Principal)

Brian Boroski, Ph.D. (Vice President, Principal)

Phone: 
559.476.3161
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Expertise: 
Wildlife Ecology
Location: 
San Joaquin Valley

Dr. Brian Boroski is a vice president and principal and the head of operations for our San Joaquin Valley and California Central Coast offices. He has more than 25 years of experience as a wildlife ecologist with an extensive history of working on projects involving endangered species, permitting, and permit compliance in many arenas, including utility-scale renewable energy, particularly solar. He applies his experience and regulatory knowledge to develop and implement effective strategies.

Prior to joining the firm, he worked for more than 10 years for a federal research organization.Brian manages regional assessments of special-status species, long-term monitoring projects, initial studies, environmental impact reports, biological assessments, habitat conservation plans, and project-level and programmatic incidental take consultations for H. T. Harvey. Some of the recent key projects he led include:

  • California Valley Solar Ranch ESA and CESA consultation and permitting, CEQA compliance, mitigation planning and implementation, and post-construction monitoring;
  • Ivanpah Solar Electric Generation System Avian and Bat Management and Monitoring Plan implementation and reporting; and
  • Biological Section of Environmental Impact Report/ Environmental Impact Statement on the Tehachapi Renewable Transmission Project.

Brian is certified by The Wildlife Society and a founding member of The Wildlife Society’s Renewable Energy Working Group. He is a joint recipient of The Wildlife Society’s Wildlife Publications Award for Outstanding Article and has delivered scholarly presentations throughout the United States and internationally. He has authored numerous scientific publications for regional, national, and international journals; books; and symposium proceedings.

Brian received a Ph.D. in wildland resource science from the University of California, Berkeley; an M.S. in natural resources from Humboldt State University; and a B.S. in biology from Northern Illinois University.