Nathan Shasha joined California State Parks in 2005 assisting in the Watershed Management program of the Natural Resources section where he helped plan design and implement a number of stream and meadow restoration projects within the Sierra District. With a B.A. degree in Environmental Resource Management and a minor in Geographic Information Systems, he is the District Trails Coordinator planning designing and implementing numerous road and trail improvement and maintenance projects throughout the parks. Nathan has conducted the baseline monitoring and post restoration project monitoring for the Angora Creek Restoration project and the Proposed Upper Truckee River Restoration project. Nathan is currently working on trail improvements in Washoe Meadows State Park, the Rubicon trail at DL Bliss SP, and is currently constructing the Grover Hot Springs State Park Nature Trail ADA Improvements project.
ECORP-Environmental Compliance Consultant
Matt Trask has more than 35 years of wide-ranging experience as an analyst, researcher and project manager in the environmental, energy, and water fields. He has managed and authored dozens of Environmental Impact Reports (EIR) and Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) and other compliance documents under the National Environmental Policy Act and the California Environmental Policy Act, as well as National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitting process documents, and Biological Assessments and Habitat Conservation Plans required under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). He is also experienced in managing large restoration projects for wetlands and terrestrial sites disturbed by project construction and/or operations, and for restoration projects conducted as compensatory mitigation of power plant operations. Restoration projects include creek, river, bay, lagoon and other wetland sites, and prairie and desert habitat.