Ecological Reconnaissance and Inventory
Environmental Education, Curriculum Design & Citizen Science
Ecotourism and Guided Experiences

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Mike Patterson
1338 Kensington Ave
Astoria, OR 97103
Home phone: (503)325-1365
Cell: (503)791-3682
email: celata@pacifier.com




CURRENT WORK

Celata Research Associates, Owner, 1998 to present. Celata Research Associates specializes in Ecological Reconnaissance, Inventory, Restoration and Environmental Education.

Recent projects include:
Speyeria zerene hippolyta inventories, USFWS Oregon Coast, 2008 to present.
Viola adunca inventories, NCLC properties, Clatsop Co., 2013.
Native seed inventory and collection, North Coast Seed Consortium, 2010 to present.
Habitat inventories, USNPS and North Coast Land Conservancy, 2011 and 2012.
Viola adunca inventories, USFWS and USFS, Rock Creek Lane Co., 2010 and 2011.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING
MS Science, Oregon State University, August 1987.
BS Zoology and BS General Science, OSU, June 1981.

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATES
Master's Bird Banding Permit, U.S.Department of the Interior.

PAST WORK EXPERIENCE

Science Teacher - Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Mathematics, Astoria High School, Astoria, OR 1987- 2000.

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

Regional Editor, National Audubon Society Christmas Bird Counts, 1998 to present.
Consultant, PBS Nature Hummingbirds: magic in the air, 2009.
President, Oregon Field Ornithologist, 1995-97.
Coastal Wetlands Institute, Consultant, 1993-95.
Trail's End Monitoring Team, Seaside Wetlands Study, USEPA. 1989.
Demonstration and Development Specialist, OMSI, 1985-87.
Science Teacher, Natural Resource College, Lilongwe, Malawi, Africa, 1982-84, U.S. Peace Corps.



REPORTS and PUBLICATIONS

Assessment of Viola adunca Distribution on the Clatsop Plains, Clatsop Co., Oregon and Selected Sites in Pacific Co., Washington. 2013. (for the North Coast Land Conservancy).

Bird and Mammal Survey Report, Yeon Property, Clatsop Co. OR. 2012 (for North Coast Land Conservancy and USNPS)

Oregon Silverspot Fritillary Population Monitoring 2011 Flight Season. Annual Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service per order # F11PX01707/0001. 2011

Viola adunca Density Surveys in Oregon Silverspot Fritillary (Speyeria zerene hippolyta) habitats at Rock Creek and Bray Point, Lane Co., Oregon. Special Report to U.S. Forest Service per order #AG-04T0-P-10-0060. 2011.

Oregon Silverspot Fritillary Population Monitoring 2010 Flight Season. Annual Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service per order # 10181AM326. 2010.

Viola adunca Density Surveys in Oregon Silverspot Fritillary (Speyeria zerene hippolyta) habitats at Rock Creek and Bray Point, Lane Co., Oregon. Special Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service per order #10181AM053. 2010.

Preliminary Wildlife Assessment with Emphasis on Birds and Bats for the Proposed Wind Energy Project, Wickiup Ridge, Clatsop Co., OR. 2007 (for the City of Astoria, OR).

2004 survey for the presence of the Oregon Silverspot Butterfly on the Clatsop Plains, Clatsop Co., OR. 2003. (for NCLC, TNC and USFWS).

2003 survey for Butterflies on the Clatsop Plains, Clatsop Co.,OR, with attention to nectaring frequencies. 2003. (for NCLC, TNC and USFWS).

Birds of Oregon: a general reference (Hunter, Marshall and Contreras, Eds). Authored the hummingbird section and other accounts. OSU Press. 2003.

Analysis of Bird Point Count Data for the Mill Pond Site, Neawanna Ecological Observatory, Seaside, Clatsop Co., OR. Oregon Birds. 2002.

2002 survey for the presence of the Oregon Silverspot Butterfly on the Clatsop Plains, Clatsop Co., OR. 2002. (for NCLC, TNC and USFWS).

Guide to Birds and Other Wildlife of the Columbia River Estuary. Oregon Field Ornithologists Special Publication. 1998.