Ronald A. Londré, PWS, is a Senior Ecologist at an environmental consulting company (TRC Environmental Corporation) with over nine years of professional experience in wetland ecology. He is certified by the Society of Wetland Scientists Professional Certification Program as a Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS # 2436) and is certified by the Ecological Society of America as an Ecologist. His wetlands work has included wetland delineations, wetland functional and floristic assessments, wetland restoration design, and wetland restoration monitoring. His academic studies, from which he earned M.S. and B.S. Degrees in Biological Science, focused on plant community ecology and restoration ecology. Prior to becoming a consultant, Ron was a college instructor and research scientist teaching principals of biology, environmental science, and botany while studying the forces that structure plant communities and restoration ecology.