Mark S Laska, PhD Expert Witness

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Specialty Focus:

Natural Resource Damages, NRD, NRDA, climate change, coastal resiliency, mitigation, habitat, species, mitigation banking, PFAS, ecology, wetland, river, coastal, upland, environment, ecosystem, contaminants


Doctorate in Ecology & Evolution, Rutgers University; Masters in Ecology, Fordham University; Bachelors in Biological Science, Univeristy of Colorado, Boulder

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Dr. Laska is one of the country’s foremost authorities on Natural Resource Damages (NRD), habitat restoration, site reuse planning, wetland restoration, and mitigation banking. He has served as a consulting and expert witness on cases involving NRD, PFAS, contaminates, and habitat damages for a variety of clients, state trustees, and legal counsel across the United States. He is an expert in habitat restoration, climate change, habitat and species biology, and sustainability.