Wetland Permitting and Regulatory Evaluation
NYS Brownfield Cleanup Program Site Management
B.S., Fishery Biology - Colorado State University
Ms. Sommo is a certified ISA Arborist, Certified Wetland Delineator, and Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC) with over nineteen years of experience in site assessment (surface water, groundwater, soil, and sediment investigations), habitat restoration design, construction oversight, post construction monitoring, wetland delineation and assessment, wetland permitting, stream bank stabilization, treatment wetlands for stormwater management, arborist services, and tree inventories. Ms. Sommo specializes in wetlands regulatory evaluation, permitting, monitoring, remediation, mitigation, and sediment disposal management. Ms. Sommo recently completed several projects that included waterfront site vulnerability analysis for floodplain, sea level rise, and storm surge projections. She holds a B.S. in Fishery Biology from Colorado State University. She is currently a Senior Project Manager for Roux (2002-present). Ms. Sommo has conducted, managed, or overseen investigations and remediations at many sites located across the country.
Peconic River Wetland Remediation. 2006. Huhn-Sommo, Kathryn, A. Ludlow, W. Medeiros, and T. Green. New York State Wetlands Forum, Inc. 2006 Annual Conference and Meeting, Syracuse, New York.
Maritime Grassland Creation and Sustainable Bioengineered Shoreline Stabilization (poster). 2014. Sommo, Kathryn, A. Ludlow, D. Flynn. Society for Ecological Restoration, Mid-Atlantic 2014 Annual Conference, Ambler, Pennsylvania, March 25, 2014.
Maritime Grassland Creation and Sustainable Bioengineered Shoreline Stabilization (poster). 2014. Sommo, Kathryn, A. Ludlow, D. Flynn. The Waters We Share, Restoring the NY-NJ Harbor & Estuary: Ensuring Ecosystem Resilience and Sustainability in a Changing Future, Conference, June 3, 2014.
Maritime Grassland Creation and Shoreline Stabilization. 2014. Sommo, Kathryn, A. Ludlow, D. Flynn. Conference on Ecological and Ecosystem Restoration, New Orleans, Louisiana, July 30, 2014.
Incorporating Wildlife Habitat into Water Treatment Areas. 2014. Sommo, Kathryn. Webinar for Wildlife Habitat Council Conservation Academy, August 20, 2014.
Integrating Ecological Elements into Remedial Designs, 2014. Sommo, Kathryn, V. Burrows. 26th Annual Wildlife Habitat Council Symposium, November 11, 2014.
Habitat Enhancement Project Connections along the Atlantic Coastal Flyway 2016. Sommo, Kathryn, Nathan Epler, J. Douglas Reid-Green. Society of Ecological Restoration, Mid-Atlantic 2016 Annual Conference, March 13, 2016.