Regional Planning

Developing a Vision of Land Use

Understanding the balance between socio-economic, cultural and environmental tradeoffs in land use management is important for making informed land use decisions. With our scientific data driven analyses, we assist our clients in developing a vision for the sustainable use of the landscape.

Land Use Vision

Incorporating the goals and visions of the client into environmental planning. Facilitating meetings and workshops with our clients to build a foundation for research and communication, strategically translating the visions into planning documents

Understanding Cumulative Effects

Map and analyze current and future constraints on the landscape

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Prioritize Important Areas

Identify areas for the protection of ecosystem processes and the communities that depend on those processes

Featured Projects

 

Aquatic and terrestrial resources report for the Wolastoqey Strategic Rights Plan (NB, Canada), Wolastoqey Nation in New Brunswick (2018)

Review of the Lower Athabasca Regional Plan (AB, Canada), Mikisew Cree First Nation and Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (2011) 

Research & poster on regional planning for maintaining wildlife movement, IAIA Conference (2010)

Disturbance analysis and land use planning report (AB, Canada), Swan River First Nation (2013-2014)

PRES Project landscape analysis incorporating Indigenous Knowledge (BC, Canada), Saulteau First Nations (2014-2015)

Prioritization study for remediation of Arctic grayling habitat in the Swan River Watershed (AB, Canada), Swan River First Nation (2017-2018)

Caribou range planning and management (AB, Canada), Mikisew Cree First Nation (2018-ongoing)

Participation in the Oil Sands Monitoring Committee (Ongoing)

The authors use different resolution imagery to quantify the rate of disturbance in the boreal forests of Alberta. While the analyses are limited to Alberta, their findings (in particular, that fine resolution imagery reveals much faster rates of disturbance) have implications for tracking forest loss globally” –Reviewer 2, Peer-review comments from Global Change Biology, Research

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