Exum Associates, Inc. was established in 2014 by Dr. Jay H Exum. Exum Associates provides natural resource-related services that will sustain or enhance biological diversity and natural system integrity in Florida, and across the Southeast.We assist public and private landowners with the implementation of conservation programs that educate the public, restore ecosystems, generate income, and sustain the awareness, viability and biological diversity of natural systems.

We are actively involved in the communities within which we work and professional organizations representing our disciplines. We strive to influence policy and set the highest standards for professional integrity, thoroughness of research, and creative strategies to accomplish our clients’ objectives and enhance the values and benefits of the natural environment.

About Dr. Exum

Dr. Exum has practiced in central Florida since completing his Ph.D. in wildlife ecology in 1985. He has conducted ecological assessments over tens of thousands of acres of land with a focus on biological diversity, threatened and endangered species, wetland ecology, and conservation of natural resources across the Southeastern US. Jay has been crucial in facilitation of policy decisions including Comprehensive Plans for counties, and regional conservation strategies for natural resource agencies. In addition to his technical experience, Dr. Exum has led teams of multi-disciplinary professionals in multiple offices across the Southeast. He has been responsible for managing an annual budget of more than $10 million and the growth and professional development of more than 50 professionals in Florida, Georgia and North Carolina.