Kevin Janni

Kevin Janni is a Senior Ecologist for IES’ natural resources department. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from the University of Texas-Arlington and a Master of Science in Botany from University of Hawaii-Manoa. He is a registered Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS #2370) and Certified Ecologist (Ecological Society of America) with more than nine years’ experience as an environmental consultant. This experience has been focused on projects regulated under the Clean Water Act, National Environmental Policy Act and Endangered Species Act. Related to these projects, he has carried out wetland delineations and threatened and endangered species surveys in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Montana, and North Dakota. He has prepared numerous US Army Corps of Engineers permit applications and is well versed in regional wetland functional assessment methods for assessing wetland quality, determining mitigation credit requirements, and providing cost analysis. Mr. Janni remains active in the South Central Chapter of the Society of Wetland Scientists, where he currently serves as Past-President.

Trained as an anthropologist and raised to appreciate the value of travel, Mr. Janni enjoys exploring local and regional cultures. As a graduate student, he traveled extensively in South America (Bolivia, Colombia, and Peru) and the Hawaiian Islands. More recently he has visited the Yucatan Peninsula and various states in the U.S. He currently lives in historic Deep Ellum, Texas where he is an avid supporter of local arts and music.