Environmental Resource Solutions, Inc. (ERS)
Environmental Resource Solutions, Inc. (ERS) was formed in 1996 to provide ecological services to public and private sector clients in Jacksonville, Florida and the surrounding Southeastern United States. Since its inception, the technical staff of ERS has expanded to service more than 1,150 residential, 530 commercial, 285 transportation, 5 mitigation bank and 150 public recreational, educational and drainage improvement projects that the firm has been awarded since 1996.
Environmental Resource Solutions, Inc. (ERS) is a full service natural resource environmental consulting firm that has been providing clients with high quality, client based services for over 17 years. ERS is certified as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) by the Florida, Georgia, and Texas Departments of Transportation, as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) by the State of Florida, and as a certified Jacksonville Small and Emerging Business Enterprise (JSEB) by the City of Jacksonville. ERS is a woman owned business, whose founding principals, Kim Allerton and Nancy Zyski, have over 60 years of combined experience in the environmental consulting forum. Our expert staff includes environmental biologists, ecologists, marine scientists, botanists, AutoCAD/GIS analysts and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) qualified airport wildlife biologists. The firm has developed an enviable reputation, in both the public and private sectors, for innovative and cost-efficient approaches to environmental challenges.
ERS services include: Wildlife hazard assessments and management plans (aviation); National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation preparation including Environmental Impact Statements, Environmental Assessments, and Categorical Exclusions; preliminary biological assessments of property for wetlands, sensitive habitat, and Threatened and Endangered Species surveys; jurisdictional wetland delineations; gopher tortoise surveys and relocations; wetlands and protected species permitting; Rapanos documentation; wetland mitigation design and implementation; created wetland monitoring, reporting and maintenance; essential fish habitat analyses; mitigation bank permitting (wetlands and gopher tortoises); Project Development and Environmental (PD&E) studies; Development of Regional Impact/Application for Developmental Approval (DRI/ADA) team participation for wetlands, vegetation, wildlife, and water quality; resource management plans; UMAM determinations; GIS analyses and mapping; construction supervision; expert witness testimony, and FAA required continuous wildlife services for airports
ERS provides on-call consulting services for both state and local clients. Our environmental expertise and strong relationships with resource and regulatory agencies often proves advantageous in situations where subjectivity affects the decisions of regulatory agencies. ERS also prides itself on the ability to seamlessly change our accounting and reporting formats to match those preferred by our clients in order to provide client-based customer service. ERS is recognized by our clients as being responsive, highly competent, and technically diverse.