Botanical Consultant

Hedychium Elizabeth Derek Burch Ph.D Fort Lauderdale FL. - Web Site

My 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 pictures Caesara 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 explorations.

Robert Menzies 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  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.

Art Whistler   Dr. Art Whistler, Hawaii - Web Site

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.