Adkins Consulting, Inc. (ACI) specializes in a multidisciplinary team approach to getting your permitting needs met. ACI is committed to providing leadership, integrity, and results in a cost and time effective manner. ACI is a local, woman-owned environmental and archaeological consulting company based in Durango, Colorado serving all of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Arizona. ACI has been operating throughout the region since 2003. We offer a wide range of professional environmental services that are efficient and cost effective. We are a friendly and accessible small business that is attentive to our client’s needs and goals. Our diversity and expertise gives us the ability to be adaptable with the ever changing environmental and archaeological compliance requirements.

"Your projects are our projects, we get results."

- Maria Adkins, Owner

•  Vegetation and Wildlife Surveys
•  Federal, State and Tribal Species
•  ESA, SMS and Migratory Bird Surveys
•  Mexican Spotted Owl Surveys (MSO)
•  Brack’s Hardwall Cactus Transplants
•  Management Plan Development
•  Wetland Delineation
•  Floodplain Analysis

• Environmental Assessments (EA)
• Environmental Impact Statements (EIS)
• Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESA)
• Biological Assessments (BA)
• Biological Survey Reports (BSR)
• Surface Reclamation Plans
• Application for Permit to Drill Packages (APD’s)
• Proposed Project Descriptions (PPD)

• Surface Use Plan of Operations (SUPO)
• Plan of Development (POD)
• Clean Water Act – 404 Permitting
• Storm Water Management Plans (SWMP)
• Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP)
• Storm Water Inspections
• USACE Jurisdictional Determination (JD) Packages 
• National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permits (NPDES)


For over 20 years we have provided services for and maintained professional relationships with company personnel, tribal staff and authorities, and federal agency decision makers. We are diverse in our proficiency from small scale maintenance projects to multi-agency, large scale construction endeavors.

Solar Energy
Oil and Gas

Federal // State // Tribal // County // City Transportation Departments

Bureau of Land Management (BLM) // EPA // US Army Corps of Engineers // USDA Forest Service // US Fish and Wildlife Service

Various State Government Agencies


Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) // Navajo Nation // Southern Ute Indian Tribe // Ute Mountain Ute Indian Tribe // Jicarilla Apache Nation

Municipal // Private