Dan is trained in the ecology and evolution of plants and animals, receiving his doctoral degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara. His work has investigated the biology, taxonomy, evolution, and ecology of a wide range of plants and animals. Dan has over 25 years of experience. Together with LynneDee Althouse, he founded A&M in 1999.
Dr. Meade has expertise with monarch butterfly biology and conservation, pollinators, San Joaquin kit fox biology and conservation, wildlife studies, botanical investigations, wetlands, CEQA processes and documents, federal and state endangered species acts, federal and state permitting, conversation banking, management plans for sensitive habitats, rare species and rangeland, and conservation and mitigation plans