Companies and organizations we forge solutions with to solve contemporary land management challenges:
Founded in 1998, Spatial Informatics Group, LLC (SIG) is a group of applied thinkers with expertise in environmental fields ranging from landscape ecology, wildlife ecology, transportation modeling, ecosystem services valuation, natural hazards, and forestry to natural resource economics. Our group combines spatial analytics with ecological, social and economic sciences to understand the effects of management and policy choices on the short and long-term stability of ecosystems. We translate data into knowledge that can be used to inform decisions.
Panorama provides environmental planning, analysis, and regulatory permitting services to public- and private-sector clients. Our key areas of expertise are California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)/and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance, permitting, and all the tasks associated with document preparation such as data collection, impact analysis, technical writing and editing, GIS analyses, public outreach, and mitigation monitoring. We have been integral on every phase of projects, from feasibility studies to mitigation monitoring compliance, and we are experts in navigating the regulatory process for our clients. We are a small, women- and minority-owned firm, and we are best known for being smart, proactive, and reliable.
34 North builds collaborative natural resource management tools for earth and is an innovator in collaborative natural resource management technologies and data solutions. 34 North's unique software platform, OpenNRM, is designed to help clients turn data into valuable information to inform the decision making process.
Allison Wolff, who runs Vibrant Planet, has had a 20 year career launching brands, narratives, and building product experiences for companies including Netflix, Google, Patagonia, Nike, Drawdown, and Facebook. Much of her career has been helping leaders define and realize their social impact, sustainability, and climate solutions goals. After digging deep on the impacts of climate change and megafire on California’s forests, she is now leveraging her skills, network, and commitment to develop solutions for forest and landscape resilience and carbon drawdown, including the development of the CA Forest Observatory, a real-time, dynamic wildfire risk and forest health monitoring platform.
2NDNATURE delivers actionable science to support sustainable water resource stewardship and resilient communities. We empower decision makers to effectively manage environmental problems with innovative geospatial solutions and cloud-based technology to support thriving cities, healthy watersheds, and cleaner water.
Salo Sciences is a conservation technology company that provides high resolution monitoring services and analytics of forest cover, structure, function, and disturbance. Salo uses three key tools—satellite data, artificial intelligence & ecological modeling—to identify conservation opportunities, monitor ecosystem health & predict environmental change with a mission to accelerate nature-based solutions to climate change and biodiversity loss.
Todd Schulte Design believes in using the power of design for good. With over two decades of experience in brand identity, web/UI, print, packaging, and environments, founder Todd Schulte possesses a well-rounded and seasoned perspective. Prior to starting his own company, he worked at several prominent Bay Area design firms including IDEO, SYPartners and the in-house design team at Apple. Today he focuses on his work with nonprofits such as UC Berkeley, Oakland Museum of California, San Francisco Day School, and Save the Redwoods League.