François AnexFelix BerchtenStefan BirrerClaudia Braun BühlerChristoph BühlerSylvain DubeyBarbara EggenbergerMarkus FluriChristine FöhrMarzio GiamboniSaskia GodatJoaquim GolayNicole GraberMiklós IrmayDaniela JespersenLukas KohliNicolas MartinezMatthias PlattnerPetra RamseierCatherine RegezTobias RothBarbara SchlupThomas StallingChristian StickelbergerAlain StuberCassien Vietti-VioliBarbara WenkAdrian Zangger

François Anex

1986
Graduate environmental engineer EPFL, pedological construction supervisor BGS
Researcher

Education
Studied environmental sciences at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne EPFL, mastering in natural water, soil and ecosystems engineering. Diploma thesis on selecting suitable areas for forest nature reserves using multi-criteria decision analysis.

Professional emphases
Mapping, concepts for uses of nature and landscape sites, forestry planning, forest biodiversity, environmental impact assessment, environmental supervision.

Tel: 021 963 64 48
E-Mail: anex?


Felix Berchten

1964
Graduate forest engineer ETH
Co-owner, project manager, chairman of the board

Education
Studied forest science at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich ETH, specializing in forestry policy. Diploma thesis on nature conservation requirements and the resulting effects on forest management. Was awarded the federal certificate of eligibility for senior forestry official positions based on his practical work in the 4 BE and 7 SO forestry districts (1987/88). Advanced vocational training in practical forest management in the Dorneckberg forestry district.

Professional emphases
Managing interdisciplinary environmental projects, establishing EIA reports, heading environmental supervision projects, planning and implementing river revitalization measures, managing forestry projects, planning and implementing engineering work and substitute remediation, site supervision, handling invitations to bid.

Further activities
Member of the Arlesheim community council.

Tel: 061 717 88 81
E-Mail: berchten?

Projects of Felix Berchten


Stefan Birrer

1970
Graduate biologist
Co-owner, project manager, researcher

Education
Studied botany and zoology at the University of Basel, graduating at the Botanical Institute. Diploma thesis on the pollination ecology and reproductive biology of an indigenous orchid species.

Professional emphases
Floristic and faunistic bases, nature conservation planning, landscape development, consulting and concepts regarding alien species, butterfly conservation and botanical species conservation projects, effectiveness monitoring, biodiversity monitoring.

Tel: 061 717 88 82
E-Mail: birrer?

Projects of Stefan Birrer


Claudia Braun Bühler

1965
Graduate geographer
Assistant, case handler

Education/Previous activities
Studied geography at the University of Zürich. Researcher at the nature and landscape conservation office of the canton of Lucerne, environmental project manager for the city of Lucerne.

Professional emphases
Secretarial and organizational duties, project processing.

Tel: 061 717 88 68
E-Mail: braun?


Christoph Bühler

1970
Graduate biologist
Project manager

Education
Studied botany and zoology at the University of Basel, graduating at the Institute of Environmental Studies of the University of Zürich. Diploma thesis on the impact of different types of land use on the population structure of a characteristic fenland plant species.

Professional emphases
Surveying and assessing biodiversity, effectiveness monitoring, trend/status monitoring, nature conservation planning and concepts, amphibian biology and recovery measures, botany, vegetational science.

Further activities
Special teaching position in charge of the «Habitats» course module for future nature and environment specialists studying at sanu future learning in Biel.

Tel: 061 717 88 83
E-Mail: buehler?

Projects of Christoph Bühler


Sylvain Dubey

1978
Privatdozent, Dr. phil. nat., graduate biologist
Project manager

Education
Studied biology and wrote his doctoral thesis on the systematics and phylogeography of shrews Soricidae at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. Postdoctoral research on the ecology, evolution and conservation of various Australian amphibian and reptile species, conducted at the University of Sydney, Australia. Group leader (SNSF Ambizione assistant professor) in charge of a study on the evolution of coloring in reptiles at the Department of Ecology and Evolution of the University of Lausanne.

Professional emphases
Amphibian and reptile conservation, effectiveness monitoring, genetic analyses.

Further activities
Lecturer at the University of Lausanne. Privatdozent at the University of Neuchâtel. Regional representative of the karch Swiss Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Program for the canton of Waadt, in charge of reptiles.

Tel: 021 963 64 58
E-Mail: dubey?

Projects of Sylvain Dubey


Barbara Eggenberger

1961
Qualified trilingual secretary
Assistant, case handler

Education/Previous activities
Swiss federal school-leaving exam type D in languages. Alliance Française de Paris, British-Swiss Chamber of Commerce, First Certificate of the University of Cambridge, qualification as a trilingual secretary for French, German and English. Freelance German-French translator. In charge of press relations at an advertising and PR agency. Diploma in Phytotherapy from the Ecole de plantes médicinales l'Alchémille in Evolène VS.

Professional emphases
Secretarial and organizational duties, project processing, German-French translations.

Tel: 021 963 64 48
E-Mail: eggenberger?


Markus Fluri

1980
Graduate biologist
Researcher

Education
Studied zoology and synecology at the University of Bern, graduating at the synecological department of the Zoological Institute. Diploma thesis on plant communities as a possible indicator for butterfly and moth communities in limestone grassland.

Professional emphases
Butterfly conservation and monitoring, aquatic macroinvertebrates, biodiversity monitoring, effectiveness monitoring, fieldwork and supervising fieldwork.

Further activities
Member of the Welschenrohr commission for nature, health and the environment.

Tel: 061 717 88 63
E-Mail: fluri?


Christine Föhr

1976
Dr. phil. nat., Graduate biologist
Researcher

Education
Studied evolutionary biology and ecology at the University of Bern, Switzerland, majoring in plant sciences. Master's thesis on the long-term impact of fertilization on subalpine pastures. Doctoral thesis on the impact of climate changes on plants in botanical gardens, written at the Institute of Plant Sciences and the Botanical Garden of the University of Bern.

Professional emphases
Plants sciences, monitoring programs.

Tel: 031 310 13 04
E-Mail: foehr?


Marzio Giamboni

1969
Dr. phil. nat., graduate geographer and geologist CHGEOL, pedological construction supervisor BGS, contaminated site engineer.
Co-owner, project manager

Education/Previous activities

Studied geography and geoscience at the University of Basel, graduating at the Geographical Institute. Diploma thesis on the soil moisture regime in mountain ecosystems. Doctoral studies at the Geological-Palaeontological Institute; dissertation on the impact of neotectonic movements on the hydrographical development of the southern Rhine Rift Valley. Expert for GIS and natural hazards at the Federal Office for the Environment FOEN from 2002 to 2008. Head of the Hazard Prevention Office of the canton of Basel-Stadt from 2008 to 201.

Professional emphases

Planning and implementing river revitalization measures, pedological and environmental supervision of construction projects, establishing EIA reports, planning and implementing substitute remediation, site supervision, natural hazards and geology consulting.

Tel: 061 717 88 64
E-Mail: giamboni?

Projects of Marzio Giamboni


Saskia Godat

1966
Graduate biologist
Project manager, researcher

Education
Studied biology at the University of Lausanne. Diploma thesis on key factors of the species diversity of roadside slopes as substitute habitats for rare plants. Certificate in botany with final paper on the Antagnes dry grassland in the Chablais Vaudois region. Certificate in zoology with final paper on the ecological requirements of two indigenous bat species.

Professional emphases
Botanical mapping applying the method used for the Federal Inventory of Dry Grasslands, floristic surveys and expert opinions, surveying natural assets, habitat care plans and agreements, environmental impact assessment.

Further activities
Researcher at the Info Flora national data and information center for Switzerland’s flora.

Tel: 021 963 64 48
E-Mail: godat?

Projects of Saskia Godat


Joaquim Golay

1989
Graduate biologist
Researcher

Education
Master in ecology, behavioral biology and conservation biology at the University of Lausanne. Diploma thesis on the population genetics of the Asp Viper Vipera aspis in the foothills of the Vaud Alps.

Professional emphases
Mapping, maintenance planning and conservation concepts for reptiles and amphibians, ecological construction supervision, environmental impact assessments.

Tel: 021 963 64 48
E-Mail: golay?


Nicole Graber

1976
Landscape architect
Researcher

Education
Studied landscape architecture at the Lullier University of Applied Sciences.

Professional emphases
Landscape planning, landscape studies, graphical data processing, German-French translations, secretarial duties of the Natur und Wirtschaft Foundation for nature and the economy.

Tel: 021 963 64 48
E-Mail: graber?


Miklós Irmay

1963
Graduate forest engineer ETH
Project manager, researcher

Education/Previous activities
Studied forest science at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich ETH. Diploma thesis on forestry policy. Was awarded the federal certificate of eligibility for senior forestry official positions based on his practical work at the cantonal forestry office of the canton of Zug and district forestry office 4 of the canton of Waadt. Researcher for the chair of forest management and forest growth at the ETH in Zürich and for the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL in Birmensdorf. Freelance forest engineer based in Panex, Ollon.

Professional emphases
Inner-company and inter-company forestry planning, FSC certification, forest biodiversity, forest management, expert opinions (tree clearing applications, forest determination procedures, forest valuations, etc.), execution of forest law, forestry aspects of interdisciplinary studies, administrative support for public forestry offices, forest inventories, GIS, remote sensing, natural hazards, regional planning.

Tel: 021 963 64 48
E-Mail: irmay?

Projects of Miklós Irmay


Daniela Jespersen

1972
Graduate biologist, clerk
Assistant, case handler

Education
Graduated from commercial school. Studied biology at the University of Basel, graduating at the Botanical Institute. Diploma thesis on the reproductive system of the Yellow Bellflower Campanula thyrsoides.

Professional emphases
Organizational and secretarial duties, accounting, project processing, plant monitoring.

Tel: 061 717 88 88
E-Mail: jespersen?


Lukas Kohli

1964
Dr. sc. ETH, graduate environmental scientist ETH
Project manager, researcher

Education
Agricultural apprenticeship in Western Switzerland. Studied environmental sciences at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich ETH, majoring in terrestrial ecology. Diploma thesis on earthworms as «pests» in a Toggenburg meadow. Dissertation on the effects of ecological compensation areas and renewable raw materials on soil fertility.

Professional emphases
Biodiversity monitoring, ecological compensation, agriculture, soil conservation, nature and landscape planning.

Tel: 031 310 13 02
E-Mail: kohli?

Projects of Lukas Kohli


Nicolas Martinez

1983
Biologist MSc
Co-owner, project manager, researcher

Education
Studied ecology and nature conservation biology at the University of Basel. Master thesis on the importance of soil structure for the foraging behavior of the Common Redstart, supervised by the Swiss Ornithological Institute in Sempach.

Professional emphases
Amphibian, macroinvertebrate and bird monitoring, species conservation projects for mammals and birds, supervising field work.

Further activities
Member of the Swiss Rarities Committee Swiss RC.

Tel: 061 717 88 60
E-Mail: martinez?

Projects of Nicolas Martinez


Matthias Plattner

1970
Dr. phil. nat., graduate biologist
Co-owner, project manager

Education
Studied zoology and botany at the University of Basel, graduating at the Institute of Environmental Sciences of the University of Zürich. Diploma thesis on factors impacting plant species diversity in fenlands. Dissertation at the University of Basel on the subject of biodiversitiymonitoring «Implications of Design and Data Quality for the Analysis of a Nationwide Biodiversity Monitoring Scheme».

Professional emphases
Developing and implementing monitoring programs and effectiveness monitoring, butterflies, botany, project management, international issues, environmental education.

Tel: 061 717 88 84
E-Mail: plattner?

Projects of Matthias Plattner


Petra Ramseier

1973
Graduate biologist
Co-owner, project manager, researcher

Education
Studied botany and zoology at the University of Basel, graduating at the Zoological Institute of the University of Basel and the Biochemistry Department of the University of Sussex in Brighton (GB). Diploma thesis on the genetic population structure of Natterjack Toads.

Professional emphases
Amphibian conservation, amphibian and butterfly monitoring, effectiveness monitoring, environmental supervision.

Further activities
Member of the Pratteln community council from 2000 to 2008 and from 2015 up to the present, member of the Pratteln building and planning commission from 2004 to 2008.

Tel: 061 717 88 61
E-Mail: ramseier?

Projects of Petra Ramseier


Catherine Regez

1970
Graduate business administrator
Business manager, head of the Reinach office

Education
Studied business administration at the Basel University of Applied Sciences FHBB.

Professional emphases
Finances and accounting, human resources, quality management, project controlling.

Further activities
Member of the school board of the community of Münchenstein.

Tel: 061 717 88 86
E-Mail: regez?


Tobias Roth

1977
Dr. phil. nat., graduate biologist
Co-owner, project manager, researcher

Education
Studied evolutionary biology and ecology at the University of Basel and the University of Bergen (NO). Diploma thesis on the phenology of migratory birds in the Western Sahara in Mauritania, supervised by the Swiss Ornithological Institute in Sempach. Postgraduate course in statistics at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH in Zürich. Studied at the University of Basel for his dissertation on analytical methods for analyzing long-term data. Postdoctoral studies at the Petite Camargue Alsacienne research station in France.

Professional emphases
Biodiversity monitoring, statistical analyses, special analyses, development and management of databases.

Additional activities
Special teaching position in charge of the «Statistics for Biologists» lecture at the University of Basel.

Tel: 061 717 88 62
E-Mail: roth?

Projects of Tobias Roth


Barbara Schlup

1978
Dr. sc. ETH, graduate forest engineer ETH
Project manager

Education
Studied forest science at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH in Zürich. Postgraduate course in applied statistics at the ETH in Zürich. Dissertation on the isolation and dynamics of dry grassland and limestone grassland.

Professional emphases
Planning nature and landscape conservation measures, environmental supervision, forest biodiversity, biodiversity monitoring, landscape development, statistical analyses.

Tel: 031 310 13 03
E-Mail: schlup?

Projects of Barbara Schlup


Thomas Stalling

1976
Graduate biologist
Researcher

Education
Studied geobotany and ecology at the University of Freiburg (DE). Diploma thesis in plant sociology on the vegetation of dried-up fish ponds and water-logged farmland.

Professional emphases
Botany, butterflies, birds, monitoring programs.

Tel: 061 717 88 85
E-Mail: stalling?


Christian Stickelberger

1981
Biologist MSc
Researcher

Education
Studied ecology and nature conservation biology at the University of Basel. Master's thesis on Arachnida populating the tree trunks of a forest area intended to be managed as a coppice with standards, written at the Section of Conservation Biology NLU of the University of Basel.

Professional emphases
Management of databases, GIS environmental informatics, amphibian monitoring.

 

Tel: 061 717 88 66
E-Mail: stickelberger?


Alain Stuber

1962
Graduate geographer
Co-owner, project manager, head of the Montreux office

Education
Studied geography and geology at the University of Lausanne. Diploma thesis on the geomorphology, history and glacier dynamics of the Gemmi region. Licensed mountain guide.

Professional emphases
Environmental management, landscape science, implementing nature and landscape conservation measures (regional planning, tourism, regional policy, parks), implementation monitoring, EIA reports, geomorphology.

Further activities
Member of the Federal Commission for the Protection of Nature and Cultural Heritage FCNC.

Tel: 021 963 64 48
E-Mail: stuber?

Projects of Alain Stuber


Cassien Vietti-Violi

1981
Graduate environmental engineer EPFL
Project manager

Education
Studied environmental engineering at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland, master's degree in geomatics. Diploma thesis on the analysis of high-resolution LIDAR data for forestry use.

Professional emphases
Environmental impact assessment, environmental supervision, expert in the areas of air, noise, water, hydrology, hydraulics, cartography.

Tel: 021 963 64 48
E-Mail: vietti?

Projects of Cassien Vietti-Violi


Barbara Wenk

1985
Biologist MSc
Assistant, case handler

Education
Studied biology at the University of Basel, majoring in Animal and Plant Sciences and graduating at the Institute of Systematic Botany of the University of Zürich. Master thesis in systematics and evolution on species barriers and hybridization of the two gentian species Gentiana acaulis and G. clusii. Postgraduate studies in applied statistics at the University of Bern.

Professional emphases
Organizational and secretarial duties, project processing.

Tel: 061 717 88 88
E-Mail: wenk?


Adrian Zangger

1967
Dr. phil. nat., graduate biologist, PGS BA
Co-owner, project manager, head of the Bern office

Education
Studied biology at the University of Bern, majoring in zoology. Diploma thesis on promoting ground beetles for biological pest control in cereal crops. Dissertation on the effectiveness of game passes for small animals, written as part of a project by the Swiss Ornithological Institute in Sempach. Postgraduate studies in business administration and management at the Center for Management at the Bern University of Applied Sciences.

Professional emphases
Project management, trend/status monitoring, effectiveness monitoring, indicator systems, biodiversity, environmental supervision, land use and conservation concepts, nature and the military, monitoring and controlling alien species, landscape planning.

Further activities
Special teaching position in charge of the «Project Management and Mandates» course module for future nature and environment specialists studying at sanu future learning in Biel.

Tel: 031 310 13 01
E-Mail: zangger?

Projects of Adrian Zangger