Danvers, MA Hancock Associates announced that Devon Morse has joined the firm as a Project Wetland Scientist.
Her responsibilities include delineating, identifying and monitoring wetlands and coastal resources and aiding in the filing process of projects. She is based out of Hancock’s Danvers office at 185 Centre Street and will also support Hancock’s Boston office of H.W. Moore at 121 East Berkeley Street as well as projects along the coast to the South Shore.
Devon has a Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology with a minor in Environmental Studies from Eckerd College and will be completing additional coursework through the highly regarded Swamp School this winter. She is a ACOE Professional Wetland Delineator, Wildlife Emergency Services Certified and Wildlife Search and Rescue Certified. Devon is a member of the Society of Wetland Science and the PADI Dive Community.
Prior to joining Hancock, Devon was a Wetland Specialist, Regulatory Analyst and Marine Biologist/Educator. She is experienced in coastal species, native/non-native plant analysis, habitat and bird identification, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination Systems (NPDES), Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP) and overall ecosystem management.
“I love my job at Hancock. Everyone on the team has been so warm and welcoming and shares the same vision and passion as me. I look forward to growing and exceling in my professional career and helping Hancock on its path of continued success,” said Devon.
“Devon brings vast coastal expertise and knowledge of stormwater runoff, wastewater, wetland protection and mitigation to our Wetland Science department and will enhance our coastal permitting services. We’re excited to have her here and share her knowledge and love of marine biology and environmental science,” said President Wayne Jalbert.