Mr. Knapp is a Senior Environmental Consultant and Principal with Boyle Associates, a CEA Company, based in the Westbrook, Maine office. Dale has more than 16 years of professional experience in the natural sciences, permitting, and management. Dale is a regionally recognized natural resource consultant and carries the following professional certifications: Certified Soil Scientist, Licensed Site Evaluator, Certified Environmental Professional, and Professional Wetland Scientist. Energy projects have been a focus of Dale’s professional practice and he has played a key role in the development and permitting of 17 operational wind projects, over 25 grid-scale solar projects, and 11 high voltage transmission lines in New England alone. Dale’s responsibilities include leadership of the Natural Resources practice, client relationship management, and business development. Dale also manages projects, directs ecological field surveys, and performs strategic planning for permitting. In addition to managing and implementing projects, he has regularly provided expert witness testimony regarding the findings of ecological field surveys and permit submissions associated with both large and small-scale projects. Dale also has expertise in soil mapping, morphology, subsurface wastewater design, wetland delineations, vernal pool surveys, threatened and endangered species surveys, ecological community characterizations, biological assessments, wildlife surveys, wetland mitigation and compensation, project management, and document preparation in accordance with the state and federal regulatory agency standards.