Publications

Undergraduate Publications:
2010 “Lichen Abundance and Diversity as an Indicator of Larger Changes in Biodiversity in Western Pennsylvania.” Point Park Undergraduate Research Journal. Spring 2010.

2011 Opdyke et al, “A Study of Epiphytic Lichen Communities in Urban and Rural Environments in Southwestern Pennsylvania.” Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Sciences, 85(4): 151-158, 2011.

Environmental Reports (Ohio):
2015 LAW-775 Borrow Area Evaluation, ODOT Project 1401532, Mason Township, Lawrence County, Ohio. Co-authored with Annette Ericksen, PhD. Submitted to LMS Construction, Bellaire, Ohio.

2015 Ohio EPA General Isolated Wetland Permit Application (Level One Review) for the Winchester Pike at Bixby Road/Brice Road Intersection (PID 82404), Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Submitted to DLZ Ohio, Inc., Columbus, Ohio.

2015 Section 4(f)/6(f) Determination Form for Recreational Properties, STA-US 62-24.90 Intersection Improvement and Realignment Project, Canton, Ohio. Submitted to DLZ, Inc., Columbus, Ohio.

2016 Wetland Delineation Report for Port Columbus International Airport in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Co-authored with Len Mikles and Stuart Jennings. Submitted to Landrum & Brown, Cincinnati, Ohio.

2016 Water Quality Analysis for the D12 GES in Montville and Parkman Townships, Geauga County, Ohio. Submitted to American Structurepoint, Inc., Columbus, Ohio.

2016 Environmental Site Assessment Screening Report for the KNO-CR503 Mt. Vernon Avenue Bridge Replacement Project (PID 98826) in Mt. Vernon, Knox County, Ohio. Co-authored with Ian Chavez. Submitted to Richland Engineering, Ltd., Mansfield, Ohio.

2016 Pre-Construction Notification Application for the Department of Army Permit for the Proposed WAY-53-21.85/24.16 Bridge Replacement Projects (PID 100734), Wyandot County, Ohio. Submitted to Ohio Department of Transportation – District 1, Lima, Ohio.

2016 Section 4(f)/6(f) Determination Form for Recreational Properties for DEL-US 36 10.590 Bridge Replacement Project (PID 95625), Delaware County, Ohio. Submitted to DLZ Ohio, Inc., Columbus, Ohio.

2016 Environmental Site Assessment Screening Report for the WAR-Snider Road Roundabouts Project (PID 100885) in Mason, Warren County, Ohio. Co-authored with Ian Chavez. Submitted to Strand Associates, Groveport, Ohio.

2016 Environmental Site Assessment Screening Report for the ALL-SR 66 Culverts Project (PID 102197) in Spencerville, Allen County, Ohio. Co-authored with Ian Chavez. Submitted to ODOT District One, Lima, Ohio.

2016 Wetland Delineation Report for John Glen Columbus International Airport in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Co-authored with Len Mikles and Stuart Jennings. Submitted to Landrum & Brown, Cincinnati, Ohio.

2016 Level 1 Ecological Survey Report, Western Hills Viaduct – Alternative T, (PID 85388), Hamilton County, Ohio. Submitted to AECOM, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Environmental Reports (Indiana):
2015 Application for IDNR Construction in a Floodway Permit IDNR Form 42946 (R6/02-05) LaSalle Trail Extension Project, Clay Township, St. Joseph County, Indiana. Submitted to Lawson-Fisher Associates, P.C., South Bend, Indiana.

2015 Red Flag Investigation, State Road 46 over Laughery Creek, Ray Township, Franklin County, Indiana (Des. No. 1296697). Submitted to Strand Associates, Inc., Columbus, Indiana.

2016 Application for Section 401 Regional General Permit IDEM Form 51937 (R4/05-15) for the Proposed SR 116 Small Structure Replacement Project (Des No. 1296156), Lancaster Township, Wells County, Indiana. Submitted to Engineering Resources, Inc. Fort Wayne, Indiana.

2016 Application for Section 401 Regional General Permit IDEM Form 51937 (R4/05-15) for the Proposed SR 101 Small Structure Replacement over Coburn Ditch (aka Walker Ditch) [Des No. 1296153], Spencer Township, DeKalb County, Indiana. Submitted to Engineering Resources, Inc. Fort Wayne, Indiana.

2016 Pre-Construction Notification for Section 401 Water Quality Certification for the Proposed US 20 Pavement Project in Michigan City, LaPorte County, Indiana (Des. No. 0500480). Submitted to Lawson-Fisher Associates P.C., South Bend, Indiana.

2016 Red Flag Investigation (DES. No. 0800155), SR 56 over Green Valley Creek Bridge Replacement Project, Craig Township, Switzerland County, Indiana. Submitted to Strand Associates, Inc., Columbus, Indiana.