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About Us

Founded & Managed by Mark W. Heckert

[Principal, Lead Researcher]


Mark Incorporated Beaver Creek Environmental services in 2016. Previously the sole proprietor of H&S Wetland consulting, mark has worked in the Puget Sound for over 35 years. Mark has previously served as the Executive Director for the Intertribal Buffalo Council (Formerly the Inter Tribal Bison Co-Operative) as well as the Willipa Alliance and represented Washington, Oregon and Alaska as a board member of the National Wildlife Federation from 2005 to 2014. He is also a prominent member of the Puyallup River Watershed Council and sits on the Washington chapter board of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers. In his free time, Mark volunteers as a coach and founding member of the Puyallup Lacrosse Club.  Read More about Mark on his LinkedIn profile!

Jacob Heckert

[Wetland Biologist, Web Manager, Planting Crew lead]

Jacob is a Natural Resource Management student at Lane Community College in Eugene, Or. He will be continuing his education in the same field at Oregon State University. Jake has taken courses in wetland delineation and identification at Western Washington University and Portland State University, and has worked as a natural resource technician for BCES for 6 years. Jake manages the BCES planting crew and THIS website!!!! Jake has also volunteered on wildlife projects ranging from large predator monitoring in the North Cascades to bringing Beaver relocation to the Puyallup River Watershed.
Daisy is a german shepard/Husky rescue and has been an integral member of the BCES field team since 2013. 
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