Adam Wagschal is a senior coastal planner with expertise in environmental compliance, aquatic biology, and spatial analysis. He brings experience in the public and private sector and managing land use projects through design, permitting and implementation. Adam has 22 years of experience working for private and public entities in the fields of environmental compliance, aquatic biology, and spatial analysis. He has worked as a consultant and a project proponent to obtain regulatory approvals under the federal and California Endangered Species Acts, California Environmental Quality Act, National Environmental Policy Act, Clean Water Act, Coastal Act, and California Harbors and Navigation Code. Adam has worked in many sectors, including land development, energy, transportation, and port management. He has experience managing large teams of scientists, engineers, and regulatory experts to obtain regulatory approvals and has managed projects from the design and permitting phase through contracting and implementation.
Adam received his Bachelor of Science in Fisheries from Humboldt State University and his Master of Science in Geographic Information Science from San Diego State University.