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Tashi MacMillen, QSP
Principal/Biological Services Unit Manager
Tashi MacMillen is a wildlife biologist/ecologist with nine years of experience in biological resource assessment in California. His strengths lie in leading biological monitoring teams to ensure CEQA/NEPA compliance, conducting species-specific surveys, conducting SWPPP storm water inspections, and conducting permit QA/QC.
Tashi has conducted special status species surveys and monitoring for the Lahontan cutthroat trout, coast range newt, arroyo toad, California red-legged frog, Pacific pond turtle, giant garter snake, California tiger salamander, California black rail, burrowing owl, San Joaquin kit fox, and salt marsh harvest mouse, among others. He is currently working on PG&E's E-screen program, MAOP program, and the Spring Gap Stanislaus Hydroelectric project, surveying for foothill yellow-legged frog, California spotted owl, northern goshawk, bald eagle, western pond turtle, fishers, and other sensitive species and habitats.
Tashi has experience working with major utility companies and regulatory agencies (e.g., PG&E, Edison Energy, and CPUC). His most recent monitoring experience includes working as a lead monitor on SCE's Tehachapi Renewable Transmission Project, which covered over 173 miles of transmission line work, as well as the acting as lead monitor on PG&E's Shell Pond Restoration Project. His attention to detail and budgetary issues leads to outstanding client relations.