Thursday, January 29, 2015

Highlight on Services 1) Environmental Policy Analysis and Permitting, and 2) Environmental Education and Curriculum Development

Thank you for following our blog. I would like to take some time to highlight some of our services. We are a full service boutique environmental consulting firm focused on policy, planning, and communication related issues. In this post, I will be highlighting two of our services (Environmental Policy Analysis and Permitting, and Environmental Education and Curriculum Development). For a full list of Services, please visit our website at 

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Environmental Strategic Planning and Permitting

Do you have property that you want to develop or restore? Do you have a project that will require environmental permitting? Do you want to ensure that you accurately estimate the time in which it will take to obtain all of the permits and begin implementing your project?

Call Environmental Policy Solutions for a free consultation and to find out more about how we can help you achieve your goals. With more than 18 years of experience in environmental policy analysis, environmental planning, and permitting; we have the knowledge and expertise to help you streamline your permitting and planning processes and begin implementing your project!

Call us today at (408) 217-8087 or find out more information at  We look forward to working with you soon!

Environmental Education Workshops for Teachers/Curriculum Development
Are you a teacher or administrator? Do you want to incorporate more environmental education into your regular curriculum? Do you have a vision for an environmental education program, but need help achieving it?

Call Environmental Policy Solutions for a free consultation and to find out more about how we can help you achieve your goals. With more than 20 years of experience teaching science and environmental education, developing environmental education programs, and training other teachers; we have the knowledge and expertise to help you develop a winning program!

Call us today at (408) 217-8087 or find out more information at We look forward to working with you soon!

Hello and Welcome to the official blog for Environmental Policy Solutions, LLC.

Hello and Welcome to the official blog for Environmental Policy Solutions, LLC.
We are dedicated to conservation and restoration particularly in light of climate change.
This blog will primarily focus on issues related to environmental policy, conservation, restoration, and climate change.
Gabrielle Feldman, the owner of Environmental Policy Solutions, will provide most of the content and will moderate the blog.
To find out more about us go to:


Background Information:
Environmental Policy Solutions, LLC is committed to providing scientifically sound, economically feasible, socially acceptable solutions for a diverse set of issues to assist land owners, coastal and ocean managers, developers, NGOs, and the public solve their most complex environmental policy problems. We strive to uphold the highest level of integrity with a transparent and collaborative approach emphasizing conservation, restoration, and sustainable development.

We specialize in designing innovative solutions and integrative decision making tools to enhance the management of natural resources, improve resilience, promote sustainability, and ensure social acceptability. Our mission at Environmental Policy Solutions is to help you solve your most complex environmental policy problems by using an integrative approach to problem solving that is scientifically sound, economically feasible, and socially acceptable!

Who is Gabrielle Feldman?

As the founder and principal of Environmental Policy Solutions, LLC, Dr. Gabrielle Feldman leads the team of environmental professionals and oversees all client projects. With over 18 years of experience working on a range of different conservation projects in California, the tropical Pacific, Puerto Rico, the Pacific Northwest, and internationally, Gabrielle brings a wealth of experience working with natural resource managers, NGOs, and the government on a myriad of projects from old growth conservation and management on State Trust Lands in Idaho to leading the planning, compliance, and communications teams for the proposed mouse eradication on the South Farallon Islands. Gabrielle earned a B.S. in Zoology and an M.S. in Environmental Science and Regional Planning from Washington State University. She earned a Ph.D. in Natural Resources with an emphasis in Environmental Policy Analysis and Decision Science from the University of Idaho. In addition, Gabrielle served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Bulgaria where she worked on sustainable development and conservation projects on the Black Sea coast. Gabrielle has worked on a wide range of environmental planning projects in the United States and abroad with a focus on biodiversity conservation and sustainable development.

Gabrielle has combined her passion for environmental conservation and sustainable development with an expert knowledge of state, federal, and international law into a keen ability to strategically plan using an integrated approach to problem solving. By utilizing a holistic approach to solving environmental related problems, she has successfully led several teams through the complicated planning and implementation processes designed to conserve natural resources while promoting sustainable development. She has also implemented a variety of strategic communication, political campaigns, media outreach, and environmental education and curriculum development programs for several projects from forestry to marine conservation and environmental justice. In addition, Gabrielle has successfully developed and implemented planning tools using uncertainty modeling to aid in decision-making.