More About Andrew
Andrew Keller has more than 18 years of experience as a Project Manager, Ecologist, and Environmental Specialist. Andrew has been responsible for environmental permitting, biological mitigation planning, ecological restoration, and biological monitoring in both the private and public sectors in California and Arizona. Over the last ten years, Andrew has managed over twenty million dollars of biological contracts as a project manager. For these projects, his responsibilities included coordinating biological surveys, coordinating staff, ecological restoration planning, quality control of environmental documentation, and providing guidance and support to clients during the environmental permitting process. Andrew has extensive experience with the CEQA and NEPA process, having evaluated more than 1,000 individual projects for the public and private sector in California. He holds a Master's in Biology from Arizona State University and a Bachelor's in Environmental Science from Northern Arizona University.

Andrew's Relevant Certifications, Memberships & Trainings

  • CNPS Releve and Rapid Assessment Botanical Workshop
  • Avian Interactions with Power Lines Workshop
  • Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) Training
  • Desert Tortoise Handling Workshop, 2011
  • 24-hour CEQA Basics Seminar, 2007
  • Level 1 Blunt-Nosed Leopard Lizard Investigator
  • 40-hour Wetland Delineation Training Program
  • First Aid and CPR Certification
  • The Wildlife Society - Member
  • California Society for Ecological Restoration - Member

Andrew's Publications

  • Hagen, E.M., McCluney, K.E., Wyant, K.A., Soykan, C.U., Keller, A.C., Luttermoser, K.C., Holmes, E.J., Moore, J.C., Sabo, J.L. 2012. “A meta-analysis of the effects of detritus on primary producers and consumers in marine, freshwater, and terrestrial ecosystems.” Oikos. 121: 1507-1515.
  • Randel, C.J. III, Goldfarb, J. A., Keller, A.C. 2009. “Desert Night Lizard (Xantusia vigilis) Density: Antelope Valley, California. “ Sonoran Herpetologist. 22(12): 132-133.
  • Sabo, J.L., McCluney, K.E., Marusenko, K., Keller, A.C., Soykan, C.U. 2008. “Greenfall Links Groundwater to Aboveground Food Webs in Desert River Floodplains.” Ecological Monographs. 78(4):615-631.
  • Gerber, L.R., Keller, A.C., DeMaster, D.P. 2007. “Ten-thousand and Increasing: Is the Western Arctic Population of Bowhead Endangered?” Biological Conservation. 137(4): 577-583.
  • Sabo, J.L., C. Soykan and A. Keller. 2005. “Functional Roles of Leaf Litter Detritus in Terrestrial Food Webs.” In: P.C. de Ruiter, J.C. Moore, U. Wolters, Eds. Multi-species Assemblages, Ecosystem Development, and Environmental Change. Academic Press, San Diego, CA.
  • Keller, A.C., Gerber, L. 2004. “Monitoring the Endangered Species Act: Revisiting the Eastern North Pacific Gray Whale.” Endangered Species Update. 21:3 pp. 2-5.