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Fisheries and Water Rights expert, Norm Ponferrada, joins Cardno's Sacramento office

Cardno is pleased to announce that Norm Ponferrada has joined the company as a Hydro Relicensing Specialist in the Sacramento, California, USA, office.

Norm has 14 years of experience on projects related to fish species and habitats, mitigation measures, and biological resources management, including support for large hydroelectric and remediation projects.

His previous work includes technical support and project management for private firms, universities, and state and federal agencies. His expertise includes broad experience with permitting applications, habitat assessments, and full client support on reporting and success measurements.

Norm has been heavily involved with the California/Nevada chapter of the American Fisheries Society, where he served as president in 2015.

“Norm is an expert in fisheries and aquatic work, especially within the hydroelectric industry,” said Cardno Branch Manager Katie Ross-Smith. “He’ll bring an excellent background of strong technical and management skills to keep our clients’ projects moving forward efficiently.”

For further information:

Norm Ponferrada
Hydro Relicensing Specialist
Phone: +1-916-923-1097

Katie Ross-Smith
Branch Manager
Phone: +1-916-386-3820
Nancy Cline
Director Client Marketing & Communications
Phone: +1-813-664-4500