Service Areas

Service Areas

DESCO offers a variety of services to meet the needs of industry, agencies and private landowners, including: environmental planning, natural and cultural resources management, regulatory permitting and compliance, wetland and water resources management, and GIS mapping. If you’re interested in a service that doesn’t fit into one of these categories, please contact us and we will be happy to discuss how we can help.

Cultural Resources

Cultural ResourcesCultural Resource Management, also known as Cultural Heritage Management, is the management of places of archaeological, architectural, and historical significance in compliance with environmental and historic preservation laws.Find out more

Environmental Planning

Environmental PlanningDESCO has helped industry, agencies and private landowners preserve and restore environmental resources and minimize project impacts through environmental planning since 1998.Find out more

Geographic Information Systems

Geographic Information SystemsDESCO uses advanced geographic information systems (GIS) technologies to perform a variety of tasks, including map production, aerial imagery analysis, and impact assessments of sensitive resource areas. Field cartographic data collection is completed with submeter-accuracy Trimble GPS units, handheld Garmin GPS units, and real-time kinematic (RTK) and total station devices.Find out more

Natural Resources

Natural ResourcesOne of the keys to DESCO’s continued success is our commitment to providing the highest quality of services to help our clients achieve their project goals. DESCO conducts natural resource surveys and assessments to assist with environmental planning and regulatory compliance.Find out more

Regulatory Compliance

Regulatory ComplianceFor more than 15 years, DESCO has worked closely with clients to help them achieve and maintain regulatory compliance for their project activities. Our experience aligning agency requirements with clients’ objectives allows us to develop project-specific action plans that fulfill the needs of all stakeholders.Find out more

Regulatory Permitting

Regulatory PermittingEach year, changes in environmental regulations seem to make them more complex and difficult to navigate. To ensure project success, it’s critical to have a team of experts on your side to guide you through the permitting process.Find out more


WetlandsOur team of wetland scientists have permitted projects throughout much of the United States. DESCO completes wetland delineations, function and value assessments, permitting, mitigation banking, and compliance monitoring to help our clients meet their project goals.Find out more

Wind Energy Development Support

Wind Energy Development SupportDESCO understands the dynamic nature of wind energy project development. From the complexities of siting and environmental study design to permitting and compliance with agency regulations and directives, DESCO can help make your project a success.Find out more