Natural Resources • Management • Planning


She has conducted threatened and endangered species surveys, regulatory permit acquisition and CEQA NEPA document support, wetland delineations, wildlife utilization of reclaimed land assessments, flora and fauna clearance surveys, habitat and biological assessments, wildlife-habitat relationship analyses, wildlife monitoring and inventories, environmental baseline studies, rare plant and vegetation surveys and mapping in Southern California and the western states.  Ms. Harvey is proficient with all U.S. avian species visual and auditory recognition, Federal regulations of listed species, their survey requirements and potential impact on construction activities.  

She has worked with private and non-profit organizations and regulatory agencies for the preservation of natural resources such as the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board, USFS, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management and California Department of Fish and Wildlife.

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Christine Harvey

Principal/Consulting Biologist

Leopold Biological Services



Ms. Harvey is principal and environmental consultant for Leopold biological Services who has been employed as a project manager, wildlife biologist and has provided services as an independent contractor with 25 years professional experience.

Since August 2011, Ms. Harvey has volunteered as an avian specialist with the San Diego Natural History Museum preparing, aging and sexing avian specimens for the permanent collection, assisted with the gray vireo breeding bird survey and collected breeding and migratory avian species utilizing mist nets for the Grinnell centennial resurvey of the San Jacinto Mountains.

Ms. Harvey has conducted monthly bird surveys for the San Dieguito Lagoon since 2010 and for Penasquitos Lagoon for over 22 years.



Bachelor of Arts Degree, Biology
California State University, Fresno


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Section 10(a)(1)(A) Recovery Permit (California Gnatcatcher, Least Bell's Vireo, Southwestern Willow Flycatcher) 

CA Scientific Collecting Permit and MOU

​Wetland Delineation and Regulatory Policy Certifications

*Provide California Gnatcatcher,
Southwestern Willow Flycatcher, Least Bell's Vireo, Belding's Savannah Sparrow, Burrowing Owl, and Raptor  Protocol Surveys.   

California Gnatcatcher male and female Photo by Jim Morris


Bachelor of Arts Degree, Biology

California State University, Fresno


California gnatcatcher, southwestern willow flycatcher Federal Endangered

Species Permit #TE-54716A-1

CA Scientific Collecting Permit #11859

Desert Tortoise Council approved to conduct desert tortoise surveys

*Provide California gnatcatcher, southwestern willow flycatcher, least Bell's vireo, western yellow-billed cuckoo, burrowing owl, raptor, desert tortoise and arroyo toad protocol surveys.