Airport Resume

Discipline/Specialty

Wildlife Hazard Assessments
Wildlife Hazard Management Plans
Wildlife Habitat Restoration Plans
Integrated Pest Management
IPM Plans
Operational Control Actions
Lethal Control
Nonlethal Control
Biological Control
Species re-introduction plans
Species viability assessments
Species survivability standards
Species risk assessments
Population management plans
Invasive species plans

Employment History

USDA, WS AZ State Director 1995-2001
USDA, WS NV Assit State Director,1985-1995
USFWS, Refuge Manager Hawaii1982-1985
USFWS, Migratory Bird Biologist, ND1979-1982
ND Game & Fish, Big GameBiologist, 1972-1979

Education

University of Montana,B.S. Wildlife Biology, 1974
University of North Dakota, M.S., Wildlife Biology, 1978

Registrations

Certified Wildlife Biologist, The Wildlife Society, 1991

Training/Certifications

Wildlife Hazard Management, FAA&ERAU, 2006
The NEPA Process, Salt Lake City, UT, 9-92
Successful Facilitating, Denver, CO, 5-97
The Art of Negotiation, Denver, CO, 3-96
Coalition Building, Denver, CO, 6-98
Risk Management, Baltimore, MD,4-91

Professional Affiliations

National Association of Environmental Planners
The Wildlife Society

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Summary of Qualifications

AWC’s FAA Qualified Biologist, Steve Fairaizl, has 34 years of wildlife management experience. This experience includes managing wildlife at airports, resolving urban wildlife issues, reducing agricultural losses, wildlife capture, wildlife surveys, and public relations relevant to wildlife issues. Steve has worked with big game, small game, upland game, non game, predators, furbearers, bats, migratory birds, seabirds, and feral animals.

Steve has 34 years of experience providing wildlife management services to Part 139 certificated airports. This experience includes, wildlife surveys, monitoring, preparing wildlife hazard assessments and management plans, mechanical control, chemical control, exclusion, population reductions, lethal and nonlethal control measures.

Steve Fairaizl, has 18 years of experience providing wildlife management services to Part 139 certificated airports in the Southwestern US. This experience includes, wildlife surveys, monitoring, preparing wildlife hazard assessments and management plans, mechanical control, chemical control, exclusion, population reductions, lethal and nonlethal control measures

Steve has worked with big game, small game, non-game, migratory birds, resident game birds, predators, threatened & endangered species, and special status species. Steve has extensive experience with wildlife capture and handling using both chemical and mechanical methods. He has written numerous management plans, relocation and restoration proposals, monitoring reports, habitat assessments, and population life history reports. Steve has a unique ability to interact with people and the news media to present complex and often controversial wildlife issues in layman’s terms thereby building consensus and coalitions to complete the job.

 

Relevant Project Experience of AWC’s FAA Qualified Airport Wildlife Biologist, Mr. Steve Fairaizl at Part 139 Airports

  • Wildlife Control at Municipal Airport, Jamestown, ND 1979- 1982
  • Wildlife Control at Military Airfields in Hawaii 1982-1985
  • Wildlife Control Reno-Tahoe International Airport Reno, NV 1985-1995
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment and Management Plan for Sky Harbor International Airport. Phoenix, Arizona 1996-2000 FAA Approval 2000.
  • Wildlife Management, Sky Harbor International Airport 2007- present
  • Wildlife Hazard Management Plan, City of Goodyear and Phoenix Goodyear Airport May 2008
  • Wildlife Hazard Management Plan. Salt River Project and Glendale Municipal Airport, Glendale AZ. Completed in May 2009
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment and Management Plan, Tucson International Airport, Tucson, AZ.  FAA Approval August 2010.
  • Hazardous Wildlife Management, Tucson International Airport, Tucson, AZ Completed May 2009
  • Hazardous Wildlife Management, Davis Monthan AFB, Tucson, AZ, Completed March 2010
  • Wildlife Control Luke Air Force Base, Phoenix, Arizona. 1998-2000
  • Wildlife Hazard Training, McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas, NV Completed October 2013
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment, Grand Canyon West, Peach Springs, AZ
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment, Yuma International Airport, Yuma, AZ
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Mesa, AZ, FAA Approval April 2013
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment and Management Plan, Louis Armstrong International Airport, New Orleans, LA. FAA Approved October 2011.
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment and Management Plan, Acadiana International Airport, New Iberia, LA, FAA Approval December 2012
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment, Oxnard Regional Airport, Oxnard, CA. FAA Approval May 2011
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment, Chico Regional Airport, Chico, CA FAA Approval October 2012.
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment, Crescent City Regional Airport, Crescent City, CA. FAA Approval June 2012.
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment, Bert Mooney Airport, Butte, MT. FAA Approval October 2011.
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment, Missoula International Airport, Missoula, MT. FAA Approval November 2011.
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment, Gallatin Field, Bozeman, MT, FAA Approval November 2013 
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment, Helena Regional Airport, Helena, MT. FAA Approval February 2012.
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment, Glacier Park International Airport, Kalispell, MT, FAA Approval November 2013
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment, Elko Regional Airport, Elko, NV. FAA Approval February 2012. 
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment, Ely Regional Airport, Ely, NV
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment, Roswell Air Center, Roswell, NM FAA Approval July 2012.
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment, Las Cruces International Airport, Las Cruces, NM. FAA Approval May 2012.
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment, Sierra Blanca Regional Airport, Ruidoso, NM, FAA Approval January 2013
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment. Cavern City Air Terminal, Carlsbad, NM FAA Approval September 2012
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment. Lea County Regional Airport, Hobbs, NM, FAA Approval November 2013
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment, Del Rio International Airport, Del Rio, TX FAA Approval May 2012.
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment, Valley International Airport, Harlingen, TX. FAA Approval March 2012.
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, Austin, TX, FAA Approval September 2012
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment, Provo Municipal Airport, Provo, UT, FAA Approval June 2014
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment, Vernal Municipal Airport, Vernal, UT
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment, San Luis Valley Regional Airport, Alamosa, CO

Wildlife Hazard Assessments where Steve Fairaizl is a Subcontractor

  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment, Chattanooga International Airport, FAA Approval July 2011
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment, Blue Grass International Airport, Lexington, KY, FAA Approval August 2011
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment, NW Arkansas Regional Airport, Bentonville, AR. FAA Approval November 2011.
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment, Tyler Pounds Regional Airport, Tyler, TX May 2012
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment, New Port News Regional Airport, New Port News, VA, FAA Approval December 2012
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment, San Antonio International Airport, San Antonio, TX. FAA Approval June 2012.
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment, Lake Charles Regional Airport, Lake Charles, LA FAA Approval October 2012
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment, Baton Rouge Municipal Airport, Baton Rouge, LA FAA Approval October 2012
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment, Lafayette Regional Airport, Lafayette, LA, FAA Approval January 2013
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment, Alexandria International Airport, Alexandria, LA FAA Approval January 2013
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment, La Plata County Airport, Durango, CO, FAA Approval October 2013
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment, Lewistown Municipal Airport, Lewistown, MT, FAA Approval January 2014

Relevant Project Experience of AWC’s FAA Qualified Airport Wildlife Biologist, Mr. Steve Fairaizl at General Aviation Airports

  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment and Management Plan for Lake Havasu City Municipal Airport, Lake Havasu City, Arizona 2002-2003. FAA Approval Dec 2003.
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment and Management Plan for Williams Gateway Airport, Mesa, Arizona. 1999-2000. FAA Approval 2002.
  • Wildlife Hazard Assessment and Management Plan, Ryan Airfield, Tucson, AZ, FAA Approval August 2011.
  • Wildlife Hazard Management PlanFlagstaff Municipal Airport, Flagstaff, AZ, 1998
  • Wildlife Hazard Management PlanWilliams Municipal Airport, Williams, AZ, 1998
  • Wildlife Hazard Management PlanHolbrook Municipal Airport, Holbrook, AZ, 1998
  • Wildlife Hazard Management Plan, Douglas Municipal Airport, Douglas, AZ, 1998
  • Wildlife Hazard Management Plan, City of Chandler Municipal Airport, 1998
  • Wildlife Control for the City of Phoenix Deer Valley Airport 1999-2000, 2013
  • Wildlife Control for the City of Phoenix Goodyear Airport 1999-2000, 2013