Senior Biologist / Ecologist Ⅱ
Mr. Perkins is a Senior Ecologist and Project Manager for DESCO. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from McMurry University in Abilene, Texas and completed graduate studies in wetland ecology and environmental science at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Mr. Perkins has more than 18 years of experience in environmental consulting and biological field-data collection. Part of the DESCO team for more than 12 years, Arthur is experienced in biological field surveys, preparation of field reports, and permitting associated with NEPA, CWA and ESA compliance. Mr. Perkins has extensive knowledge of the fauna and flora of the southeastern and central United States. He has performed threatened, endangered and rare species surveys focused on red-cockaded woodpecker, mountain plover, American bald eagle, American kestrel, black-capped vireo, golden-cheeked warbler, raptor nest surveys, sage-grouse, and colonial nesting bird rookeries, among others. Mr. Perkins has been the project manager and field supervisor on several large-scale T&E species survey projects, and recently served as the project manager and team leader for a vegetation sampling and alliance mapping effort across 36,000 acres of USFWS-managed lands. Mr. Perkins has also developed and implemented monitoring programs to address sensitive resource issues in accordance with permit stipulations and has provided clients with guidance to help achieve project objectives in the least invasive manner possible.
Email: Arthur Perkins
Lisa Hord, Errin Bryner, Krystal Villanueva,
and Paige Hampton
DESCO’s administrative team consists of Lisa Hord, Errin Bryner, Krystal Villanueva, and Paige Hampton. Lisa is the Office Manager and is responsible for processing invoices, accounts receivable, and banking. Errin is the Business Development Manager and is responsible for client relations, payroll, and graphics. Krystal joined the DESCO team in 2014 as an Office Assistant and her responsibilities include reception, travel arrangements, and equipment management. Paige joined DESCO in 2014 as an Office Administrator and takes care of accounts payable as well as assists with accounting and editing.