"Extraordinary experience resolving contentious challenges." Brad Cavallo
heads the Cramer Fish Sciences team.
Responsibilities: Brad brings outstanding knowledge, skill, leadership, and experience
in resolving some of California's most challenging and contentious fisheries issues
to the firm and its clients.
Projects/Services: Cavallo excels in designing studies and
quantitative models for assessing fish habitats and population dynamics.
He is equally capable with mark-recapture statistics and with programming
applications for advanced data manipulation and analysis.
Beyond his technical knowledge and skill, Brad Cavallo
is noted for his ability to lead interagency collaborative efforts, and
for planning riverine research and restoration programs. He is particularly
known for innovative scientific solutions to challenging resource problems.
Background: As a senior environmental scientist for
California Department of Water Resources, Brad directed thirteen environmental
scientists and field technicians in the resource study programs (especially of
anadromous fish) needed to operate the State Water Project in compliance with
the Endangered Species Act. He also played a prominent role in the Federal
Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) relicensing of Lake Oroville Facilities (Project 2100).
Brad Cavallo brings exceptional regional experience, knowledge and research
skills, all sharpened by extensive collaborative successes, to the Cramer team and its clients.
Personal: "When I'm away from work I enjoy bug hunting, jumping
on the bed, building forts, fishing for bluegill,
wrestling, and reading books (especially Skippyjon
After 9pm, Brad can be found reading science
fiction, keeping up on green building techniques, or
attempting to play clawhammer banjo. The rugged
rivers (and hungry trout) of Northern California
always beckon, "But will continue to enjoy somewhat of
a reprieve from my attentions while my two kids are
trained in the ways of the paddle and the fly rod."