ESCO Associates Inc.

ESCO Associates is a small firm specializing since 1986 in technical work relating to applied plant ecology. Specific work is typically in the areas of vegetation in baseline surveys, monitoring vegetation of reclaimed areas, rare species surveys, wetland delineation and mitigation design, and restoration design and oversight.. Such work has been conducted in Colorado, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Wyoming, Montana, California, Nevada and Texas. ESCO has extensive experience in the plant taxonomy of the Rocky Mountain and Intermountain area.

ESCO also has extensive experience in quantitative sampling of vegetation, combining high standards for plant taxonomy and data accuracy with expeditious completion of statistically / legally mandated sample-based evaluation.

Included below are brief descriptions of examples of ESCO work in the categories listed:

  • Restoration Design and Oversight
  • Wetland Delineation
  • Other Clean Water Act, Section 404 Experience
  • Riparian Inventory
  • Coal Mine Revegetation Success Assessment
  • Copper Mine Reclamation Assessment
  • Surveys for Threatened / Endangered Species

Contact ESCO Associates Inc.

David Buckner, PhD
5360 Manhattan Circle
Suite 200
Boulder, Colorado  80303
Phone: (303) 499-4277


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • Colorado