Mike Pederson has joined Widseth as an Environmental Scientist.
He has more than 15 years of environmental experience including wetland delineations, environmental surveys, and environmental compliance monitoring. Mike has been a lead wetland delineator on hundreds of projects in 10 states throughout the United States. His primary roles include authoring technical reports, reviewing technical reports, and obtaining environmental permits. He also has extensive experience in conducting wetland bank monitoring, soil and water sampling, soil remediation, threatened and endangered species surveys, migratory bird nesting surveys, Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC) plans reports, eagle surveys, aerial raptor surveys, habitat surveys, and tree inventories. Mike has completed projects for a wide range of clients in industries such as wind, solar, oil and gas, roadways, municipalities, private, and commercial developments.
Mike provides leadership to drive the department’s business initiatives in surface water quality, stormwater, watershed management, and other environmental services. He is responsible for Phase I and II environmental site assessments, wetland permitting, well projects, water quality projects, spill prevention and cleanup, and watershed management.