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Beverly Birkitt

Birkitt Environmental Services, Inc.
President
Tampa, FL
Beverly Birkitt, M.S., President and Principal Ecologist for Birkitt Environmental Services, Inc., has over 35 years of experience in the environmental field including 10 years with state and local agencies and 10 years with a major international consulting firm. She founded Birkitt Environmental Services, Inc. (Birkitt) in 1996. Ms. Birkitt obtained her undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of South Florida and her Master of Science degree from Florida State University. She has served as faculty for the Florida Chamber of Commerce’s Environmental Permitting Short Course since 1989 with a focus on wetlands mitigation and mitigation banking. She is currently serving on the Board for the Florida Association of Mitigation Bankers. Ms. Birkitt has been involved with mitigation banking in Florida for over 20 years. She designed and permitted a 7,000 acre mitigation bank in North Florida among others and is a managing member of the Tampa Bay Mitigation Bank, a 161 acre mitigation bank in southwest Florida. Her experience includes the design and permitting of over 15,000 acres of wetlands restoration for mitigation throughout the state and numerous feasibility studies for prospective mitigation banks. She has been involved in permitting a mangrove restoration mitigation bank in Old Tampa Bay and evaluating a unique opportunity for mitigation banking on over 50,000 acres of conservation lands for a private/public partnership in southeast Florida.