Derek Burch Ph.D Fort Lauderdale
FL. - Web
name is Derek Burch, I am in the field of horticulture as a consultant and I have been in and around the
horticulture industry for forty years, and a gardener for even longer. Botanical and horticultural
experience includes university teaching, botanical garden administration, nursery and landscape company
ownership and work as a state extension specialist.
Botanical Consulting San Diego - Web Site
We are based in San Diego, CA and provide fieldwork expertise as well as native plant landscaping to the
southern California area. Our main focus is botany, and our principle consultant and owner, Chezzie, has
Bachelor's degrees in biology and economics from Bucknell University, and a Master’s degree in horticulture
from UC Davis. She has been in the business for over 10 years and has travelled throughout California and
beyond on countless botany
Robert Menzies, Weed
CA. - Web Site
Impeccably credentialed horticulturist, Robert Menzies is the grandson of Robert H. Menzies,
nephew of Arthur Menzies (of Strybing Arboretum fame) and a distant relative of Archibald Menzies (pioneer
plant explorer). With an educational background as varied as: a BA from the University of Pacific; Studies
in Viticulture at the University of California, Davis; Shamanistic Ethnobotony at Harvard; Ethnobotony/Nitra
Humas Exchange at the Puson University in Korea; Universidad de San Antonio de Cusco in Peru and some
business courses during his military stint at the University of Pennsylvania.
Bosworth Botanical Consulting AK - Web Site
Bosworth Botanical Consulting
offers a variety of botanical and ecological services to local, state and federal agencies as well as private
businesses and individuals. Koren Bosworth is trained in the US Army Corps
of Engineers wetland delineation methodology, including the 2007 Regional Supplement to the 1987 Wetland
Delineation Manuel : Alaska Region and has extensive experience with the vegetation and wetland
ecology of Southeast and South-central Alaska, and Alaska Peninsula and Interior regions.
Koren has extensive experience doing terrestrial and aquatic vegetation
mapping, invasive plant inventories, rare and sensitive plant inventories, soil and hydrology analysis,
plant collections and herbaria certification.
Whistler, Hawaii - Web
Dr. Art Whistler is a botanist
whose field of expertise is the plants of the tropical Pacific islands, including Hawai'i, the rest of
Polynesia (including Samoa, Tonga, and Tahiti), Fiji, and Micronesia. Born and raised in Southern
California, where he attended branches of the University of California for his bachelor's degree in
biology (Riverside) and master's degree in botany (Santa Barbara), he began his Pacific experience with a
three year stint in the U.S. Peace Corps teaching high school biology in Western Samoa (1968-70).
Following the Peace Corps assignment, he moved to Hawai'i where he attended the University of Hawai'i and
received his Ph.D. in Botany (1979), with his dissertation focusing on the vegetation of Samoa. While
working on his Ph.D., he spent several years as a teaching assistant in botany and biology, and also
served for several years as field botanist and later office manager of the Honolulu branch of a mainland
environmental consulting firm.