Tom Greene Ecological
932 Casey Drive
Tom Greene Ecological was founded in 1999. We
focus on ecological site assessment
– including wetland delineation and
mitigation, endangered species surveys and management, environmental
impact assessment, natural community mapping, natural features
inventory, conservation easement documentation reports, vegetation
surveys and monitoring, and related tasks. Geographic Information System and G.P.S.
are integral to our work. We have experience with governmental,
industrial, commercial and residential projects. Our approach
includes sensitivity to the needs of the client and a resource
Assessment and Permitting
- Environmental Impact Assessment
- Natural Features Inventory and Natural Community Mapping
- Conservation Easement Documentation Reports
- Vegetation Management Plans
- Pre-Development Assessment
Maps and Data
- Wetland Delineation and Mitigation
- Endangered and Threatened Species Surveys
- Exotic and Invasive Species
- Natural Community Identification and Botanical Surveys
- Mitigation Plans and Vegetation Monitoring
- Restoration and Management
- Native Forest and High Quality Successional Forest
- Geographic Information System Maps and Digital Files
- Map Interpretation and Delineation of Environmental Features
- Aerial Photographic Interpretation
- G.P.S. Data
Lowell Correctional Institution –
Identified wetland mitigation options within a three
county area and on-site, scored proposed mitigation areas with UMAM, and produced a wetland mitigation plan approved by St. Johns Water
Management District on a 1400 acre site in Marion County. Subsequently produced annual wetland mitigation monitoring reports, conducted mitigation site inspections, and performed tree planting and invasive species removal for a created wetland on this site. Client: Florida Department of
Usher Family Trust –
Delineated 28.5 miles of wetland boundary
in hydric hammock, cypress-hardwood and cypress dome ecosystems; and
produced G.I.S maps and shapefiles of all wetlands from GPS data; on a
site in Levy County. Client: Suwannee River Water Management
Old Plank Road Notice of Violation
- Delineated wetlands, counted all protected trees removed without
permit, and produced Natural Features Inventory and Vegetation
Management Plan for a residential site, approved by Leon County. Client: Ms. Janet Towndrow
Endangered Plant Conservation
guidelines on the effects and use of thirty forest management practices
in the habitat of three federally listed plant species, Macbridea
alba, Euphorbia telephioides and Schwalbea americana,
for review by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Client: U.S.
Forest Service, Southern Region.
Meridian Greenway – Surveyed
for presence of listed species,
wetlands, native forests and other environmental constraints; provided
an impact and mitigation analysis; and created G.I.S. shapefiles for
location of the environmental features; for a 3 mile-long corridor for
a proposed recreation trail in Tallahassee, Florida. Client:
City of Tallahassee.
Areas of Leon County – Produced maps of wetlands, listed
species, upland forests, high-quality natural communities, waterbodies,
watercourses, watersheds, flood-prone areas, steep grades, karst
features and physiography, based on source maps and field verification,
in conjunction with a project team. Performed for Leon
County Department of Growth and Environmental Management.
Hopkins Crossing –
Developed survey protocol and surveyed
for the presence of gopher frogs in gopher tortoise burrows using live
traps, on a commercial site in Leon County. Client: Helge
Swanson and Associates.
Florida Pest Control –
Delineated wetlands and surveyed for
presence of listed species, native forests and karst features on a
commercial site in Leon County. Client: Jaks Engineering.
California Swamp Conservation
Easement – Described
communities, listed species and wildlife; and documented with
photographs; on a 30,000 acre site in Dixie County. Client:
Suwannee River Water Management District/Spectra Engineering.
– Surveyed for presence of listed species
and wetlands, and described vegetation on a 53 acre site in Gadsden
County. Client: Big Bend Technologies.
Collins Landing Road Parcel –
Conducted pre-development site
assessment for presence of environmental features and regulatory
restrictions on development of a single family residential site in Leon
County. Client: Dr. John Backe.
Gum Swamp Restoration
– Assessed existing and original
vegetation and ecosystem type, history of disturbance over a 50 year
period, and current condition and health of Gum Swamp, a 200 acre
artificially drained swamp in Leon County. Conducted baseline
vegetation monitoring prior to construction of a restoration weir.
Performed for Leon County Department of Growth and Environmental
Management and Leon County Department of Public Works.
Buccaneer Gas Pipeline –
Conducted threatened and endangered
species surveys and wetland delineation for a proposed pipeline
corridor in Polk, Pasco and Lake Counties, Florida. Performed for
Ecology and Environment, Inc.
Blairstone Road Extension –
Provided technical comments in
support of a challenge to a FDEP Wetland Resource Permit and Stormwater
General Permit for a 1.4 mile portion of the Blairstone Road corridor
in Tallahassee, Florida. Client: Neighborhood Environmental
Exchange Conservation Easement
Described vegetation types and listed species, documented with
photographs, and created a vegetation map and photo point locations as
G.I.S. shapefiles; on an 18 acre site in Escambia County. Client: Northwest Florida Water Management
Qualifications of the Principal, Tom Greene, include a
Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Science and Biochemistry with
a Minor in Urban Planning from Florida State University, and graduate
work in Ecology at Florida State. Experience includes 10 years as an
environmental professional for the Leon County Department of Growth and
Environmental Management. Areas of expertise include ecology, botany and
environmental management. We are familiar with wetland and terrestrial
ecosystems in Florida and the Southeast.
in Ecology, Botany and Environmental Management
Over Twenty-five Years Experience