Halden Petersen earned a B.S. in Environmental Management and Protection from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo in 2011 and joined the Terra Verde team in 2012. He is a seasoned wildlife biologist with technical experience performing special-status species surveys, biological assessments, habitat restoration, small mammal trapping, acoustic bat surveys, and avian surveys. He has worked extensively on large-scale utility projects throughout California. As a lead biologist and compliance manager, he has worked as part of construction, planning, and environmental compliance teams to assist clients in navigating difficult environmental constraints. His significant field experience allows him to work effectively with large and diverse groups on complex projects.