Justin Vendettuoli


Wetland Scientist, Wildlife Biologist.

Conservation is a state of harmony between people and land.
~Aldo Leopold

Justin Vendettuoli received his B.S. in Wildlife and Conservation Biology from the University of Rhode Island, with a research focus on ecological impacts of invasive species. After relocating to Washington State to work in conservation and discovering a love of wetlands, he expanded his education with the University of Washington’s Wetland Science and Management certification program.

Since joining Peninsula Environmental Group’s team Justin has aided in environmental consulting and permitting, and supported the GIS and Mapping aspects of the firm. Justin further diversifies Peninsula Environmental Group’s ecologically comprehensive team by bringing research expertise and a passion for wetlands.

Certifications, Licenses, Training:

Wetland Professional in Training, Society of Wetland Scientists Professional Certification Program

• Coastal Inundation Mapping, Coastal Training Institute and NOAA
• Wetland Science and Management, University of Washington
• Use of Revised Washington State Wetland Rating System (2014) for Western Washington, Department of Ecology
Mazama Pocket Gopher Training, U.S. Department of Fish & Wildlife
Washington Department of Agriculture Commercial Pesticide Operator with aquatic endorsement. License #87736.


• Wetland Science and Management Certification, 2016, University of Washington
• Bachelor of Science in Wildlife and Conservation Biology, 2014, University of Rhode Island, Summa Cum Laude with Honors

Looking for a wetland or wildlife biologist?

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