Jared Bigler

Frontier Resource Owner and CEO

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

Mr. Bigler is a Certified Wildlife Biologist and has a vast knowledge of the plant and animal life of the western United States. He has experience using several wildlife survey techniques including transect surveys, spotlighting, radio telemetry, mist netting, small and mid-sized mammal trapping, reptile and amphibian pit trapping, point counts, nest surveys, and visual encounter surveys. He has managed numerous crews of biological field technicians in conducting biological resource field surveys. He has assisted numerous clients with the permitting process through a variety of agencies including: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), and California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW).

Key Skills

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Extensive project management and staff management experience

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

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Technical/scientific writing

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

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

Employment History

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Owner; Frontier Resources (2017-present)

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Project Manager; CRS Engineers (2017)

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Office Lead; SWCA Environmental Consultants (2011-2016)

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

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

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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)

OSHA HAZWOPER Trained

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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