Ecological Associates, Inc. | EAI Environmental Services


EAI pivoted to a completely virtual setting at the onset of COVID-19. We now conduct all communications on Microsoft Teams. Our fieldwork is conducted following CDC guidelines, including the use of personal protective equipment. In addition to communicating through Microsoft Teams, EAI has embraced the changes brought on by COVID-19 by sharing articles about at-home […]

Kemp’s Ridley

The Kemp’s ridley has one of the most restricted distributions of any sea turtle species. Nesting occurs almost exclusively on the beaches of the western Gulf of Mexico, primarily in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas. Regular nesting also occurs on Texas’s Gulf beaches, but infrequent nesting has been documented in other southeastern states, including Florida. Juvenile Kemp’s ridleys spend an average […]

EAI Employee Happenings

We are pleased to announce that Christina Macon (shown above with her husband, Gary), our Environmental Resource Program division leader, has accepted a promotion and accompanying title. Please join us in congratulating Christina on her new role as EAI’s Environmental Resource Program Administrator! Christina oversees EAI’s Environmental Resource Program and its expanding branch offices. Christina […]

EAI’s 2020 Sea Turtle Nesting Report

During 2020, EAI documented 13,920 loggerhead, 2,384 green turtle, and 528 leatherback nests. For comparison, EAI documented a total of 13,841 loggerhead, 5,532 green turtle, and 282 leatherback nests during the 2019 nesting season. Documenting a Kemp’s ridley nest in Volusia County was the season highlight as it is the world’s rarest sea turtle species! […]

New EAI Location

One of EAI’s long-term goals was to have a home base that is big enough for continued expansions, with consolidated offices and equipment, and enough staff parking. That is why EAI’s recent purchase of the building at 3552 Candice Avenue and adjacent lot in Jensen Beach is cause for celebration! This purchase allows us to […]