Rose Ashbach, MS
Associate Biologist

Ms. Ashbach joined EMC Planning Group in 2023. Responsibilities include general biological field surveys; preparation of focused surveys/habitat assessments for special-status wildlife species; jurisdictional wetland and waterway delineation; regulatory agency coordination, permitting and compliance support; and the preparation of resources technical reports and CEQA/NEPA biological resource impact analysis.

Ms. Ashbach’s skills include the preparation of revegetation plans, erosion control plans, and reports to regulatory agencies; direction of all aspects of habitat restoration projects; and biological monitoring for construction projects. Monitoring experience of rare plant and animal species includes: California red-legged frogs, foothill yellow-legged frogs, Southwestern pond turtles, nesting birds, bats, and dusky-footed woodrats.

Ms. Ashbach possesses over 15 years of experience in the field of Biology. She previously worked for Rana Creek Habitat Restoration, California State Monterey Bay (College of Sciences & Campus Planning), MEarth, and the Bureau of Land Management (Fort Ord Field Office).


  • M.S. – Watershed Science and Policy, California State University, Monterey Bay
  • B.S. – Biology, Minor in Spanish, California State University, Humboldt
  • A.A. – Emphasis in Geology, Monterey Peninsula College