Advanced Ecology, Ltd. Updated:04/2019

Association of Consulting Foresters

Mike Bird graduated from University of Missouri – Columbia in 1975 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Forest Management. He worked in the forestry industry for several years as a field forester, harvesting engineer, and procurement/management forester before starting Bird Forestry Services, Inc. in 1979 as a traditional forestry consulting firm offering services to private non-industrial landowners in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Arkansas.

As the Bird Forestry Services business developed, Mike recognized other natural resource opportunities associated with land management, reclamation/restoration, enhancement, and preservation. In 1989 Silva-Tech/South, Inc. was created as a vegetation management and reforestation business. In 1994, Mike, along with Terry Anderson, created Advanced Ecology, Ltd., an environmental consulting firm. Over the last ten years AEL has developed an outstanding reputation in the industry. Evolving from a natural resource background, the AEL team has the ability to solve environmental problems using a common sense approach.

In 2015, Mike merged Bird Forestry with Sam Crawford and The Crawford Forestry Group to form Bird & Crawford Forestry. Today, Mike is actively involved in both Bird & Crawford Forestry and Advanced Ecology, serving as CEO for Advanced Ecology, Ltd. and Silva-Tech/South, Inc.

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J. Michael Bird, ACF
Chief Executive Officer
2557 State Hwy 7 East
Center, TX  75935
Phone: (936) 598-9588
Cell Phone: (936) 590-0991
Fax: (936) 598-9579

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