Biological and Ecological Services

ACI’s knowledgeable staff has a combined 45 years of experience in natural resource systems; from field survey design to drafting agency specific reports, ACI is capable of assisting any project at any phase. We provide a wide range of biological and ecological services to suite your survey needs including:

BIOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT

  • Baseline ecological condition assessments (vegetation, wildlife, soils, wetlands and hydrology)
  • Species-specific vegetation and wildlife survey design
  • Management plan development
  • Long-term monitoring
  • Habitat suitability analyses

BIOLOGICAL SURVEYS

  • USFWS permitted – Mexican Spotted Owl Surveys (MSO)
  • USFWS permitted – Southwest Willow Flycatcher Surveys
  • Brack’s hardwall cactus transplants and monitoring
  • Migratory and nesting bird surveys and monitoring
  • Sensitive species surveys (including Endangered Species Act (ESA), BLM Special Management Status (SMS), Tribally listed Species of Concern, and Migratory Bird Treaty Act Species)

WETLANDS

  • Ground Water, Surface Water and Storm Water Sampling
  • Wetlands Delineation and Determination
  • Floodplain and Riparian Analysis/Surveys

SOIL / AIR / WATER

  • Reserve Pit Permitting
  • Soil Sampling
  • Soil Remediation
  • Soil Reclamation
  • Ground Water and Surface Water Sampling
  • Contaminate Fate and Transport Modeling
  • Laboratory Analysis