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Stephen P. Kunz

Senior Ecologist


  • B.S. Human Ecology, Cook College, Rutgers University
    1977 Summa Cum Laude


  • Ecological Society of America: Senior Ecologist (2018, 2013, 2008, 2003, 1998); Ecologist (1993)
  • Army Corps of Engineers: Wetland Delineator (#WDCP93MD0510035B)
  • Society of Wetland Scientists: Senior Professional Wetland Scientist (2017, 2012, 2007, 1995)


  • 1997- Senior Ecologist, Schmid & Company, Inc.
  • 1985-97 Ecologist, Schmid & Company, Inc.
  • 1982-85 Environmental Scientist, Schmid & Company
  • 1981-82 Environmental Planner, TERA Corporation
  • 1979-81 Planner, WAPORA, Inc.
  • 1978-79 Socioeconomist, Jack McCormick & Associates, Inc.


  • Ecological Society of America (Certified Senior Ecologist)
  • Society of Wetland Scientists (Senior Professional Wetland Scientist)
  • New Jersey Academy of Science
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Science
  • Society for Human Ecology


Mr. Kunz has extensive experience in the technical analysis and regulatory review of development projects, primarily focusing on wetland delineation, impact analysis, and regulatory assessment. The geographic focus of his field experience is Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York, but he has participated in projects throughout the northeastern United States.

His primary responsibilities include project management, field investigation, regulatory review and analysis, report writing, permit applications, and editorial review. He is experienced in the full range of field techniques in relation to wetland boundary determination, environmental inventory, and impact assessment. He has assisted in the design and implementation of numerous successful wetland mitigation projects. He has published incisive commentary on a range of issues including proposed Federal and state wetland regulations, hydric soil criteria and indicators, and wetland delineation methodologies.


  • Vice-Chair, Schuylkill Township (PA) Environmental Advisory Council

  • Pennsylvania Campaign for Clean Water - Exceptional Value Work Group

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