Meet the President

Norman Ecological Consulting, LLC is run solely by Frank J. Norman, a senior ecologist with over 31 years of experience in the field of ecology. He has worked with a number of firms in the Kansas City area including Applied Ecological Services, Burns & McDonnell Engineering, and Black & Veatch Engineering. Frank has also worked briefly after college for the Kansas Biological Survey in Lawrence, Kansas and the Missouri Department of Conservation in El Dorado Springs, Missouri.

photo of Frank testing areAn experienced plant ecologist, botanist and project manager, Frank Norman has worked nationally in 26 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Districts and in 27 states with extensive experience in the Midwest focusing on wetland, restoration, and inventory projects. Norman is a certified professional wetland scientist (PWS) through the Society of Wetland Scientists and a Nebraska Department of Roads qualified wetland scientist. Frank has a reputation for his expertise with native flora, vegetation monitoring, native restoration design, rare plant surveys, and wetlands assessments.  He has diverse project experience with municipalities, non-profits, government agencies, private companies, and individual landowners. He also has coordinated state and federal agency interactions and managed wetland crews in the field. He has conducted large-scale wetland delineations, led major permitting efforts, and has designed and implemented wetland mitigations.

Notable accomplishments include:

He has received a masters of art in botany from the University of Kansas in 1989 and a bachelors of science in systematics and ecology from the University of Kansas in 1984.

Photo of Frank in woods

Frank is next to a great find—note the inset detail photo of a yellow lady’s slipper located in oak-hickory woods in northeastern Kansas.

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