Project Manager Botany and GIS Specialist

Work Cell: (707) 272-4011              Willits Office: (707) 459-1351

Robert Kunicki joined the MCRCD in the summer of 2019 as an Assistant Project Manager for the Willits Bypass Mitigation Project. After graduating with a Fisheries and Wildlife degree from the University of Minnesota in 2006, Rob has worked on a wide array of wildlife and natural resource projects across the country from Vermont to California. Before joining the MCRCD, Rob gained valuable experience working for a variety of agencies including the Army Corps of Engineers, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, the United States Forest Service, the United States Geological Survey, a private consulting business, and the California Department of Parks and Recreation.

Rob loves living and working in the Pacific Northwest. He has worked with the threatened Spotted Owl in California for twelve seasons. In addition, he has more wildlife survey experience working with marbled murrelets, western snowy plovers, desert tortoises, song birds, bats, small mammals, butterflies, reptiles, and amphibians.