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Chris Polatin, MS, CERP – President & Senior Restoration Ecologist

Chris Polatin operates an ecological restoration consulting and contracting practice (Land Stewardship, Inc.) based out of Western Massachusetts where he helps plan and implement projects concerned with ecological restoration, reforestation, native plant establishment, and invasive plant management.  He has a BA in Environmental Studies (University of California Santa Cruz) and an MS in Conservation Biology (Antioch University New England).  He is a Certified Ecological Restoration Practitioner through the Society for Ecological Restoration (CERP #0009) since 2017. More information on