Botanical Services

Vernal Pool Grassland Montane Oak Woodland Desert Chapparal

ECORP offers a wide range of botanical services within California's diverse plant communities.  Our botanists are fully qualified to conduct plant surveys to support National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) documentation and Biological Assessments for consultation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).  Our botanists are highly trained in plant taxonomy and identification.  We routinely utilize on-line databases and archives, reference populations, and local herbaria to assist with accurate identification of California\'s flora.  We also hold the necessary permits to properly identify and voucher rare, threatened, and endangered plants encountered during our surveys.

ECORP botanists use the latest techniques and protocols approved by the USFWS, California Department of Fish and Wildlife(CDFW), and California Native Plant Society(CNPS) to conduct plant surveys.  Vegetation mapping and plant community classification is conducted in accordance with the well-recognized Sawyer and Keeler-Wolf and Holland systems.

Services Provided

  • Site assessments
  • General botanical surveys
  • Special-status plant surveys
  • Vegetation mapping
  • Mitigation planning and monitoring
  • Arboricultural services
  • Exotic vegetation control

Vegetation Communities

  • Vernal pool/grassland
  • Riparian
  • Chaparral
  • Serpentine/gabbro associations
  • Oak woodland
  • Coastal sage scrub
  • Sierra Nevada foothills
  • Montane/alpine
  • Freshwater and salt marsh
  • Desert

For More Information, Contact:

Debra Sykes
Senior Botanist
ECORP Consulting, Inc.
2525 Warren Drive
Rocklin, CA 95677
phone: (916) 782-9100
fax: (916) 782-9134


Scott Taylor
Inland Empire Biology Manager
ECORP Consulting, Inc.
215 N. Fifth Street
Redlands, CA 92374
(909) 307-0046
(909) 307-0056

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