Massachusetts-based Hancock Associates, a leading local provider of land surveying, civil engineering and wetland science services, announced Kristan Farr has joined the firm as a Project Wetland Scientist. Farr is based out of Hancock’s Danvers office and will assist in the preparation of applications for wetland permitting as well as research and wetland delineations in the field.

Prior to joining Hancock Associates, Farr served as a Planning/Conservation Agent for the town of Danvers, an Energy and Environmental Planner for the Northern Middlesex Council of Governments and Geographic Specialist for the United States Census Bureau.

She has a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Geography from Bridgewater State College.  She has a Wetland Science and Regulations Certificate and a Wetland and Open Space Law Advanced Certificate from the Massachusetts Association of Conservation Commissions as well as a US ACOE Wetland Delineator Certification in Wetland Science from the Institute for Wetland and Environmental Education and Research. She also completed the MassDOT/Federal Highway Administration’s Baystate Roads Program as a Roads Scholar.

Hancock Associates is made up of talented surveyors, engineers and scientists dedicated to excellence in land/coastal development, construction and preservation. They have maintained their position as an industry leader through their investment in exceptional staff, state-of-the-art equipment/technology and acquisition of multiple surveying and engineering firms and historical survey records dating back to 1852. Since 1978, Hancock Associates has been providing land surveying, civil engineering and wetland science services throughout Massachusetts and now cover Southern New Hampshire, Connecticut and Rhode Island.