BMEC Team

BMEC Team

We provide ecologically based resource management strategies to achieve project outcomes in an efficient, sustainable and responsible manner.

Our accomplished team of resource experts are experienced with

  • Ecology
  • Forestry
  • Wildfire Mitigation
  • Ecosystem Restoration
  • Botany
  • Wildlife
  • Rangelands
  • Erosion Control
  • Wetlands
  • Noxic Weeds
  • Communications
  • Policy and Compliance
  • Land Use Planning and
  • Geographic Information Systems

Diverse capabilities and decades of field experience positions Blue Mountain Environmental Consulting to provide insightful and particle solutions for a wide array of natural resource projects.

Blue Mountain Resource Specialists

Kimberly Karish, Ph.D
Landscape Ecology and Environmental Planning
Dr. Karish has more than eight years of professional work experience involving open space planning, natural resources planning, sustainable land use practices, impact analyses and avoidance protocols, mitigation techniques, and surveys, monitoring, research, modeling, and conservation for wildlife, plant species, and ecological systems. She has
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Craig Severn, M.S., Ecologist
Craig Severn is an ecologist with 29 years of experience in landscape analysis in Colorado and the western United States.  Mr. Severn has a broad understanding of the ecology of riparian, wetland, and upland communities as well as a working knowledge of state and federal
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Kristie Raymond, Ph.D Candidate, Geographer / Geographic Information Systems
Kristie received her Master of Art in Geography from the University of Nebraska – Omaha with an emphasis on water quality and GIS and a Bachelor of Science in Geography from Northwest Missouri State University.  Since then, her career has been focused on GIS, environmental
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Clint Hinebaugh, B.S., Wildlife Biology / Sportsman
Clint Hinebaugh is a natural resource specialist with 4 years of experience; he currently serves as the associate wildlife biologist and habitat specialist for Blue Mountain Environmental Consulting.  Mr. Hinebaugh has prepared due diligence reports for conservation easement transactions including baseline reports, Wetland delineations and
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Geoff Butler, M.S., Wildfire Specialist
Geoff Butler is a highly qualified wildfire mitigation specialist who has extensive experience with wildfire fuels management, hazard assessments, and pre-suppression planning techniques.  Geoff has fought fires and been involved with wildland fire management and suppression across the western United States since 1995. During this
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Amy Randell, B.S., Botanist / Technical Communications
Amy Randell is a natural resource specialist with 14 years of experience; she currently serves as a botanist and technical communicator for Blue Mountain Environmental Consulting.  Ms. Randell has participated in diverse natural resource management and research projects throughout Colorado, New Mexico and Washington, utilizing
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Matt Tobler, M.S., Natural Resource Specialist / Director
Natural Resource Specialist / Director
Mr. Tobler is a natural resource manager with over 21 years of experience; he currently serves as principal instigator and project leader on numerous ecosystem management projects that integrated forest restoration, wildfire mitigation, rangeland and noxious weed management, wildlife management and riparian management initiatives.  Mr.
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