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
  • Rangeland Management and Planning

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 Delineation and Determination
  • Floodplain and Riparian Analysis/Surveys

Soil / Air / Water

  • Reserve Pit Sampling and Permitting
  • Soil Sampling
  • Soil Remediation
  • Soil Reclamation
  • Groundwater and Surfacewater Sampling
  • Contaminate Fate and Transport Modeling
  • Laboratory Analysis