INC. 5000 recognizes EPR as one of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for 2020

Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies. For the 4th Consecutive Year, Ecosystem Planning and Restoration, LLC (EPR) Appears on the Inc. 5000, Ranking No. 3782 With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 95.39% Percent.

NEW YORK, August 12, 2020 Inc. magazine today revealed that Ecosystem Planning and Restoration, LLC is No. 3782 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment, its independent small businesses. Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Patagonia, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.

It has taken a lot of hard work and dedication from an incredible Team to maintain this level of growth, while cultivating a company culture focused on a passion for the environment. EPR strives to provide innovative and high-quality environmental services to our clients while continuing to build client relationships, foster new opportunities, and provide solutions to our clients’ needs. This recognition is a testament to the EPR Team that continues to incite passion for the environment through our diverse client base and extremely diverse resume of projects. While we are proud of what we have accomplished, we are very excited about the future and the opportunities ahead. We look forward to continuing to serve our clients, providing quality ecosystem planning and restoration services.
Sonny Kaiser

Not only have the companies on the 2020 Inc. 5000 been very competitive within their markets, but the list as a whole shows staggering growth compared with prior lists as well. The 2020 Inc. 5000 achieved an incredible three-year average growth of over 500 percent, and a median rate of 165 percent. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue was $209 billion in 2019, accounting for over 1 million jobs over the past three years. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at The top 500 companies are also being featured in the September issue of Inc., available on newsstands August 18. The companies on this year’s Inc. 5000 come from nearly every realm of business, says Inc. editor-in-chief Scott Omelianuk. From health and software to media and hospitality, the 2020 list proves that no matter the sector, incredible growth is based on the foundations of tenacity and opportunism. The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring the companies on the list will be held virtually from October 23 to 27, 2020. As always, speakers will include some of the greatest innovators and business leaders of our generation.

Ecosystem Planning and Restoration (EPR) was created in 2012 to be a premier environmental planning and ecosystem restoration company. As a small business focusing on ecosystem restoration and environmental services, their desire is to provide the highest quality products, and to improve the science and application of stream, wetland, and terrestrial restoration through innovative projects and applied research. EPR staff has assessed, planned, and designed ecosystem restoration projects throughout the United States, representing a wide range of conditions and challenges. Their experience is unmatched and includes the design of hundreds of stream and wetland restoration projects, construction management, watershed planning, monitoring, and the applied research to continually advance restoration science. Additionally, EPR staff has conducted a full range of environmental planning, compliance support, and analyses and documentation as part of the NEPA process.

More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Methodology The 2020 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2016 and 2019. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2016. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent, not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies as of December 31, 2019. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2016 is $100,000; the minimum for 2019 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at About Inc. Media: The world’s most trusted business-media brand, Inc. offers entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools, connections, and community to build great companies. Its award-winning multi-platform content reaches more than 50 million people each month across a variety of channels including websites, newsletters, social media, podcasts, and print. Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States. The global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 gives the founders of the best businesses an opportunity to engage with an exclusive community of their peers, and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent. The associated Inc. 5000 Conference is part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of bespoke events produced by Inc. For more information, visit For more information on the Inc. 5000 Conference, visit

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