“Your Resource resource”

Jared Bigler

Owner / Senior Ecologist

October 2017 – Present

– Executive Summary

Jared Bigler is the owner of Frontier Resources, LLC. He is a field biologist and environmental regulatory compliance specialist with over 12 years of experience in natural resource and environmental consulting services. Jared has extensive experience conducting general and special-status wildlife and botany surveys, and monitoring sensitive resources during construction. 

Career Summary

Jared is a Certified Wildlife Biologist and Botanist with a vast knowledge of the plant and animal life of the western United States. He is experienced with a wide variety of wildlife and botanical survey, monitoring and restoration techniques. He has managed numerous crews of field biologists and other natural resource experts on hundreds of projects. His strengths include understanding client needs within the umbrella of environmental regulatory compliance. Rather than just providing environmental services that are requested, Jared has the ability to guide his clients through the regulatory process to achieve their project goals with minimal delay and liability. He has assisted numerous clients in navigating the permitting process through a variety of government agencies including… U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Ute Indian Tribe, and various agencies within the state of Utah. His positive relationship with staff at these agencies can be a huge factor in achieving a smooth regulatory process.

Key Skills


Extensive project management and staff management experience


In-depth knowledge of the plants and animals of the western U.S. and
experienced with a wide variety of field survey techniques


Technical/scientific writing


Environmental inspection, sediment and erosion control, and monitoring sensitive resources during construction


Well-versed in permitting process with a variety of government agencies

Employment History


Owner; Frontier Resources (2017-present)


Project Manager; CRS Engineers (2017)


Office Lead; SWCA Environmental Consultants (2011-2016)


Biologist; Rincon Consultants, Inc. (2007-2011)


Marine Science Technician; U.S. Coast Guard Reserve (2001-2007)


Scientific Aide; California Department of Fish and Wildlife (2006)

Client Testimonial

“I’ve worked with Jared for the past several years.   I appreciate his promptness, accurate cost estimation and final work product.  Jared has been more than willing to fit me in for emergency surveys.  I will continue to use Jared and his company for my projects in the Basin.”

Travis Beakley
Specialist- Permitting Compliance SR I
Kinder Morgan Inc.

Hours of Field Work

Years of Experience

Education and Certifications

B.S. Ecology

Awarded by California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Certificate of Completion

For Environmental Studies awarded by Ventura College

Certified Wildlife Biologist

Certified by The Wildlife Society

Raptor Survey Training

Trained by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

National Audubon Society

Advanced Birder and Member

Certified Inspector

Certified Inspector of Sediment and Erosion Control (CISEC)


Graduate of OSHA’s 40 hour training

Wilderness First Aid and CPR

Certified by the National Outdoor Leadership School

Board Chair

of the Intermountain Natural History Association (public lands partner)

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