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Peter Heltzel, CFP

Fisheries Biologist

Peter is a Certified Fisheries Professional with almost 20 years of experience assessing and protecting fish habitat across Washington state.  As both a project manager and field lead, Peter has helped clients write and manage numerous regulatory documents under ESA, SEPA, and NEPA, addressing salmonids and other listed and endangered species. Peter is a certified “Senior Writer” for WSDOT Biological Assessment.


  • Certificate, Wetland Science and Management, University of Washington, 2018

  • Master of Marine Science, University of Auckland, 1998

  • BS, Biology, University of Oregon, 1994