Contact: Sable Kitchen


Address: 13032 Nacogdoches Road, Suite 214, San Antonio, TX 78217

Phone: 210-858-6873


Professional services:

• Natural resources management

• Ecological Baseline Surveys

• Environmental consulting and permitting

• Geographic Information Systems (GIS) mapping and modeling

• Cultural Resource Management


Areas of expertise:

Natural Resources Management

  • Baseline surveys and documentation for internal use or for conservation easements
  • Biological baseline monitoring
  • Habitat surveys
  • Land management
  • Wildlife management
  • Rare plant population surveys
  • Special status species management guidelines
  • Integrated natural resources management plans (INRMPs)
  • Wildland fire management plan assistance

Environmental Consulting and Permitting

  • Preliminary jurisdictional determination (PJD) of surface waters
  • Wetland and stream delineations
  • Section 404 permitting (Clean Water Act)
  • Coordination with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Mitigation design and planning
  • Mitigation construction oversight
  • Mitigation monitoring and reporting
  • Stream restoration
  • Fluvial geomorphology surveys for streams
  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
  • Environmental assessments (EAs)
  • Phase I environmental site assessments (ESAs)

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

GIS mapping

  • Vegetation mapping
  • Property baseline inventories and mapping
  • Ranch resource mapping
  • Unique habitat characterization and mapping
  • Terrain mapping

GIS modeling

  • Special status species habitat prediction modeling
  • Hydrology modeling
  • Heat map creation
  • 3D visualization

Database creation and management

ArcGIS Online Implementation

Remote Sensing

Drone Services

  • Drone photography and videography of properties and structures
  • Drone aerial imagery
  • Allows for inspection/monitoring of areas that may be difficult to access
  • Conducted by a licensed FAA Part 107 Licensed Drone Pilot

Cultural Resources Management

  • Compliance with National Historic Preservation Act, Antiquities Code of Texas, and municipal historic preservation
  • Background/Literature Reviews and Assessments
  • Archaeological Survey
  • National Register Eligibility Testing
  • Data Recovery and Mitigation
  • Geoarchaeology
  • Historic Resources Assessments

Client list:

City of Austin

  • Water Quality Protection Lands (WQPL) Program

City of San Antonio

  • Edwards Aquifer Protection Program
  • Parks and Recreation Department
  • Transportation and Capital Improvements Department
  • San Antonio International Airport

San Antonio River Authority – GIS Department and Watershed Engineering Department

Green Spaces Alliance of South Texas (dba Bexar Land Trust)

The Nature Conservancy (TNC)

Guadalupe Blanco River Trust (GBRT)

Valley Land Fund

Pheasants Forever, Inc.

Coastal Bend Bays & Estuaries Program (CBBEP)

Braun & Gresham PLLC

Tancig Law PLLC

Alamo Title

Edwards Aquifer Authority (EAA)

Texas Historical Commission (THC)

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD)

Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation (TPWF)

Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)

CPS Energy

San Antonio Water System (SAWS)

City of Converse

Universal City

City of Eagle Pass

City of Victoria – GIS Division

Bexar County

Bexar County Flood Control Program

Val Verde County


Nellis Air Force Base (Nevada)

Creech Air Force Base (Nevada)

Nevada Test and Training Range (Nevada)

Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms (California)

Lackland Air Force Base (Texas)

JBSA-Fort Sam (Texas)

Brooks City-Base (Texas)

Various engineering and architecture firms across the United States for both public and private projects

Private landowners (various states)

Primary Customers:

  • Local municipal governments and agencies
  • State agencies
  • Conservation organizations and land trusts
  • Engineering firms for private and public projects
  • Private developers and landowners
  • State agencies
  • Federal government


  • AEI has been in business for over 27 years
  • We are a Texas consulting firm serving long-term clients on both public and private projects
  • Highly experienced and dedicated staff
  • Completed over 17 years of baseline and due diligence services that have assisted the City of San Antonio in conserving 120,000+ acres of land over the Edwards Aquifer
  • AEI has worked closely with non-profit organizations and accredited land trusts such as Green Spaces Alliance of South Texas and The Nature Conservancy
  • SWMBE Certified:
    • Woman Business Enterprise (WBE)
    • Small Business Enterprise (SBE)
    • Emerging Small Business Enterprise (ESBE)
    • Historically Underutilized Business (HUB)
    • Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)
  • In-depth experience in coordinating with agencies such as:
    • Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD)
    • Texas Water Development Board (TWDB)
    • Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)
    • State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO)
    • Texas Historical Commission (THC)
    • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
    • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)
  • AEI’s Biologists, Ecologists, Environmental Scientists and Archeologists have degrees and certifications that include:
    • Ph.D. Agronomy-Crop Science
    • M.S. Range Science
    • Master of Natural Resources
    • B.S. Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences
    • M.S. Geography
    • B.A. Anthropology
    • B.A. Biological Sciences
    • “GIScience” Certificate
    • GIS Professional (GISP) Certifications
    • Various TXDOT Pre-certifications
    • Licensed drone pilot
    • USFWS Endangered Species Recovery Permit for golden-cheeked warbler (Dendroica chrysoparia)