Pinnacle Ecological, Inc. (Pinnacle) is a professional environmental science consulting company supporting coastal and offshore marine development activities. Pinnacle’s scientists have been working with government organizations and private industry for 30 years providing comprehensive scientific support services necessary to achieve project success by developing effective solutions for complex environmental challenges. Pinnacle provides reasonable, cost effective field services that help guide our clients throughout the environmental permit process. Adherence to project schedules, attention to detail, exceptional customer service, and commitment to quality deliverables have been essential qualities upon which Pinnacle contributes its success throughout the coastal engineering, marine construction, scientific, and regulatory communities.
Pinnacle’s experience and capabilities include resource assessment and monitoring, biological habitat characterization and mapping, marine habitat restoration and mitigation implementation, development and implementation of monitoring programs, underwater video and photographic documentation services, water and sediment sampling and monitoring, and scientific dive safety management. A wide variety of desktop and field services are offered to support clients requiring environmental assessments associated with beach nourishment, dredging, seawall construction, and ecological baseline surveys for coastal and offshore development.
Pinnacle is recognized by NOAA and FKNMS as leaders in coral reef damage assessment, reef rehabilitation and coral transplantation. Pinnacle is also recognized by FWC to provide manatee and sea turtle observer services. Pinnacle has conducted surveys of other threatened and endangered species including Johnson’s seagrass (Halophila johnsonii) and acroporid corals in Miami-Dade, Palm Beach, Broward and Monroe Counties.