Ecological Consulting Services, Inc. (ECS), is a consulting firm specializing in the resolution of complex environmental issues through cost-effective project planning, management, and  scientific expertise. Call us! 850-417-7004

ECS listens to our client's specific needs and develop a sound technical understanding prior to designing solutions.

The ECS staff is experienced in planning and executing environmental monitoring efforts, project evaluation, design, and installation of monitoring stations for various disciplines, utilizing electronic data loggers, remote samplers, and remote communications systems. These baseline environmental data are used to predict potential impacts.

Regulations protecting our natural resources are enacted on a frequent basis by federal, state, and local agencies. ECS expertise in all ecological disciplines offers our clients practical solutions to minimize or even avoid potential costly or time-consuming environmental impacts on project permitting from existing or newly enacted regulations.

Northwest Florida's on hands expert in shoreline restoration, oyster restoration and seagrass restoration. We have experience with over 250 restoration pilots projects and have provided monitoring to Pensacola Bay's oyster restoration projects for over 10 years. 

Northwest Florida Seagrass Expert Forum Presentation 

ECS is the only company which is experienced  in hands-on seagrass restoration in Northwest Florida. ECS staff has experimented with several restoration techniques in northwest Florida since 2005.  There are only a few methods that do work in seagrass restoration.   Lab propagation dies off within six months and has never been successful in Northwest Florida. Transplanting under certain criteria is the only successful method in Northwest Florida. 

• Living shorelines wetland and Oyster Restoration projects and Planning

• Environmental Resource Permitting
• Threatened and endangered plant and animal species surveys/management plans
• Vegetation mapping, sampling, and monitoring
• Wildlife surveys and management/monitoring plans
• Aquaculture design and planning
• Seagrass surveying, seagrass transplanting, seagrass retrieval, mapping and monitoring
• Coral reef surveying,research, transplanting, algae reproduction and culturing, mapping and monitoring
• Gulf Sturgeon Telemetry and monitoring

• Wetland Creation and Beach renourishment
• Dune restoration

• Living shorelines wetland and Oyster Restoration projects and Planning
• Environmental Resource Permitting
• Living Shorelines Specialist of the Gulf Coast and Florida Panhandle

• Environmental Monitoring Data Organization and analysis
• Environmental Grant proposal writing 

• Biological Field crew development and management
•  Project Specific Best Management Practices and Quality Assurance

• Oil spill response planning

•Qualified as an expert witness for environmental restoration impacts during the Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill , including finfish impact and  health testing, seagrass impacts, oyster reef impacts, and other environmental sensitive areas.

Specialties

Science and research of marine resources, government liason, education coordinator, project management, permitting, Quality Assurance reviews and evaluations, living shorelines restoration, natural resource restoration, problem solving, oil spill response and planning, innovative designs.

Team member of the Gulf of Mexico Alliance Habitat Conservation and Restoration

Contact: pm@ecologicalconsultingservices.com


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