Eric C. Hansen - Consulting Environmental Biologist

Bio

Eric Hansen is a herpetologist living in Sacramento, California.  Mr. Hansen completed his undergraduate studies with a Bachelor of Science degree in Evolution and Ecology at the University of California, Davis and earned his Master of Science degree at California State University, Chico.

Specializing in threatened and endangered reptiles and amphibians of the Central Valley, Mr. Hansen has a lifetime of experience with the giant garter snake and has focused on this and other protected species as an independent consultant and researcher since 1998.

With primary interests centering on conservation ecology, Mr. Hansen’s independent and collaborative projects have covered a range of interests, including population genetics, contaminants and toxicology, demography, and spatial ecology. Mr. Hansen’s professional affiliations include the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, the Wildlife Society, and the Herpetologists League.

Professional Training

 

California Tiger Salamander Workshop–Special Emphasis on Sampling/Surveying Upland Habitats, Carmel Valley, CA, June, 2010 – Sponsored by the Elkhorn Slough Coastal Training Program, administered by Dr. Pete Trenham

California Red-Legged Frog Workshop, April 2010 – Sponsored by the Elkhorn Slough Coastal Training Program, administered by Galen Rathbun and Norman Scott

California Tiger Salamander Workshop, Watsonville, CA, March, 2010 – Sponsored by the Elkhorn Slough Coastal Training Program, Administered by Dr. Pete Trenham

Rare Pond Species Survey Techniques Workshop, Rohnert Park, CA, March, 2008 – Sponsored by the Leguna de Santa Rosa Foundation and The Wildlife Project, administered by Dr. Jeff Alvarez and Dr. David Cook

California Tiger Salamander Workshop–Special Emphasis on Sampling/Surveying Upland Habitats, Carmel Valley, CA, June, 2010Sponsored by the Elkhorn Slough Coastal Training Program, administered by Dr. Pete Trenham