Tax or Wealth Transfer
Conservation by Design
Ecology and Biology
Financial & Estate Planning
Guided Organizational Assessment / Accreditation
Mediation & Arbitration
Experts with many references:Ann Hutchinson
Natural Lands Trust
Experts with some references:Michael Angelo Maccagnan ♦
Angelo & Angelo, LLC
Allison Park, Pennsylvania
Services provided: Attorney Michael Angelo Maccagnan practices in the areas of real estate (including Conservation Easements and Clean and Green programs), zoning and land use, natural gas/oil contracts, environmental issues, estates and trusts (including estate and trust litigation), business law and tax issues.
David C. Babbitt & Associates
Richard Cary ♦
Services provided: Prepare Conservation a/o Pa Forest Stewardship plans-for landowner objectives i.e. preservation/natural area protection, sustaining biodiversity, wildlife habitat, recreation, timber production. Inventory & map vegetation types and unique natural features or ecosystems, baseline studies for conservancies, photo documentation, layout hiking & nature trails, wetland delineation, timber sales, forest regeneration plans.
Camp Hill,, PA
Susanne M. Curran
Curran Realty Advisors- Appraisers LLC
Services provided: Appraiser of complex land and income properties for land conservancies, corporations and government preservation organizations. Master's Degree in Land Use Planning and member of American Planning Association. State Certified General Appraiser in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Community Planning and Management Association
Irick Eberhardt & Mientus
Services provided: Irick Eberhardt & Mientus is a multidisciplinary Land Use Consulting firm practicing in eastern Pennsylvania. For the past 15 years we have provided our land trust clients accurate, timely and affordable Land Surveys and Easement Plans to help them enable the preservation of thousands of acres of pristine woodlands and farmland.
Castle Valley Consultants, Inc.
Peter Nelson ♦
Grim, Biehn & Thatcher
Services provided: Legal services concerning: negotiation, drafting, execution, recordation, and enforcement of conservation easements; general land use issues, including zoning, subdivision, land development, stormwater management, and natural resource protection; ordinance and regulation drafting; representation before municipalites, zoning hearing boards, Commonwealth agencies, and Federal agencies; litigation and enforcement; boundary disputes and other real estate litigation; general legal representation.
Spotts, Stevens & McCoy
Pandl & Associates
T&B Planning, Inc. ♦
Services provided: Community Planning and Design; Design Guidelines; Graphics, Illustrations, and GIS; Historic Preservation Plans; Public Surveys, Visioning, and Meeting Facilitation; Project Management; Specific Plans; and Zoning. For a comprehensive listing of services, visit www.tbplanning.com.
George White ♦
White Environmental Services
Services provided: White Environmental Services is a sole-proprietor business, owned and operated by George A. White III. Since opening our doors in 1991, White Environmental Services has provided environmental services throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania. We have been involved in projects that vary from small residential lots to industrial sites in excess of 600 acres. Our environmental studies have included Environmental Impact Studies, GIS Mapping, Trail Planning, Reforestation Plans, Endangered Species Surveys, Environmental Resource Inventories, Wetlands Studies & Permitting, and Wetlands Mitigation.
Experts with no references:Craig Bachik RLA
Kairos Design Group LLC
Michael Batcher ♦
Michael S. Batcher, Consulting
Services provided: I complete conservation and resource management plans and biological surveys of rare and common species and of natural communities (terrestrial and palustrine) for nonprofit organizations and state and federal agencies. I also develop and implement monitoring and research plans and complete ecological management plans including both invasive species and fire management plans. I have also facilitated the completion of strategic plans for nonprofit organizations and for partnership. I use GIS data collection and analyses as part of the resource assessment and management planning process and can develop and provide data to clients.
Todd Brant ♦
GAI Consultants, Inc.
Services provided: Landscape architecture, urban design, and master planning for projects of all types and sizes. Expertise includes site analysis, master planning, urban design, site and landscape design, budgeting and cost estimating, construction documentation and observation, project management, coordination with multi-disciplinary design teams, regulatory approvals, and community involvement processes.
Jeannette Brugger, AICP, PP
Pennoni Associates, Inc.
East Bradford Township
West Chester, PA
David Miller/Associates, Inc.
Services provided: Landscape architecture, civil engineering, planning and surveying
Natural Lands Trust
Arcadia Land Company
Services provided: Smart Growth issues.
Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission
Services provided: comprehensive planning, land use planning, design, open space plans, strategic planning
Montgomery County Planning Commission
Services provided: Scott helps to administer the Montgomery County Community Revitalization Program, which provides funding for downtown improvement projects, including streetscape activity. He works with municipalities on submitting quality projects for the Revitalization Program and can provide some maintenance and installation advice on streetscape elements, including decorative sidewalk and crosswalks.
Lancaster County Planning Commission
Services provided: GIS Services
Judith Stern Goldstein ♦
Boucher & James, Inc.
Services provided: Planning and Landscape Architectural services including ordinance preparation, comprehensive plans, open space plans, corridor studies, village studies, park and recreation plans, park master plans, master site plans, resource protection plans, resource management plans, site analysis and feasibility studies, environmental impact statements, fiscal impact statements, conceptual sketch plans, detailed plans for parks, recreation, and open space areas, detailed streetscape plans, expert witness testimony, plan review, and general planning and landscape architectural consulting services.
Land Logics Group
Services provided: Land use planning and community development, CommunityViz analysis
Camp Hill, PA
Services provided: Technical Assistance in trail development Trail User Research Trail User Counts Trail Feasibility Studies Trail Master Plans Public Outreach and Education
Montgomery County Planning Commission
Services provided: Jon Lesher co-leads the Alternative Energy Ordinance Working Group (AEOWG) on behalf of the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, and has conducted extensive research as an Environmental Planner for the Montgomery County Planning Commission on municipal ordinance efforts to promote, and regulate, the use of alternative energy systems. Mr. Lesher maintains an inventory of Pennsylvania municipalities who have adopted alternative energy system ordinances and helps to administer the AEOWG webpage.
American Farmland Trust
Services provided: The American Farmland Trust conducts Cost of Community Service Studies to show that saving land saves money. This nationally acclaimed method provides a picture of current revenues from different land uses and expenditures for services. The studies determine the fiscal contribution of working farm, ranch and forest land in your community and improve dialogue about land protection strategies.
James Noonan ♦
Services provided: General Planning Services Municipal and County Comprehensive Planning Planning Tools: Urban Growth Boundaries, TDRs, APFOs, Land Preservation Water and Sewer Master Planning State and local policy planning Zoning Ordinances Subdivision ordinances
Northeast Land Management, LLC ♦
Services provided: Professional natural resource consulting services that include forest and wildlife management planning, enviromental evaluations, land-use mapping, invasive species control, wildlife abundance estimates, habitat designs and implementation, and restoration services.
Department of Community and Economic Development
Services provided: land use planning
Hawk Valley Associates, PC
Services provided: Jerome Skrincosky, AICP of Hawk Valley Associates (HVA) has extensive experience in the preparation of: Strategic and Regional Comprehensive Plans; Zoning Ordinances and Zoning Maps; Subdivision and Land Development Ordinances; Municipal Sewage Facility Plans; Park, Recreation and Open Space Plans; Transportation Impact Fee Districts; Economic Development Plans; Environmental Impact Assessment; Strategic Corridor Plans and Districts; and Subdivision and Land Development Plans. HVA is prepared to take on any challenge to make our community a better place to live and work that will be appreciated for generations to come.
Environmental Management Center, Brandywine Conservancy
Chadds Ford, PA
RETTEW Associates, Inc.
Natural Lands Trust
Services provided: strategic acquisition plans, conservation planning, conservation referenda
Michael Stumpf ♦
Place Dynamics LLC
New Berlin, WI
Services provided: Michael is an advocate of market-informed planning, specializing in providing economic development planning, market research, community planning, and related services to government and the private development community.
Lehigh Valley Planning Commission
Services provided: Olev serves as Chief Planner for the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission. Crafted 90/10 APZ language for two Lehigh County municipalities.
Christopher Tracey ♦
Pennsylvania Natural Heritage Program
Services provided: Tara assists municipal officials and citizen’s groups with resource-protection based planning including open space referenda, Comprehensive Plans, and citizen involvement.
Trowbridge Land Consultants, P.C.
Services provided: land use planning
Urban Research & Development Corporation
Services provided: URDC has specialized in comprehensive planning, zoning and land development regulations since the firm originated in 1968. We have prepared plans and zoning ordinances for small boroughs, rural towns, suburban municipalities and larger Pennsylvania cities such as Harrisburg, Scranton, Williamsport and Altoona. URDC has provided expert testimony on landmark zoning cases ultimately decided before the Commonwealth Court and State Supreme Court in Pennsylvania. URDC has been planning and zoning advisors in association with many attorneys who are well-recognized experts in land use law. This public and private sector experience has provided an added depth of knowledge to the governmental side of our planning and zoning expertise.
Eric Vorodi ♦
About Trees Consulting
Boiling Springs, PA
Services provided: Municipal tree management, tree and landscape appraisal, street tree planning, urban forest management,
Woodland Management Services, Inc.
Services provided: Woodland Management Services, Inc. is a forest consulting and land management company. We focus on managing properties to maximize their long term economic potential while producing the other benefits that make woodland ownership such an attractive investment alternative. We believe active forest management can significantly improve the quality, growth rate, and health of timber stands. WMS practices multiple-use, environmentally sound timberland management with a focus on economic returns. Forest management services include; timber sales administration, evaluation of potential timber and land acquisitions, boundary line maintenance, wildlife management plans, and ArcGIS mapping. We do baseline documentation and Forest Management Plans for conservation easements.
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