James Bernard, sole proprietor/owner of Environmental Management Consulting, has enjoyed a broad-ranging career with meaningful achievements in five environmental and natural resources disciplines: land conservation, environmental indicators research and development, land and natural resources planning, water resources planning, and sustainable economic development emphasizing nature-based tourism. Beginning in 1998, based in Vermont, Maine, and Northern California, EMC has undertaken work involving environmental, strategic, and ecotourism...
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Environmental Management Consulting Services
• Decision Support Systems
Indicator systems design—measurements of natural system condition, the stresses placed on the system, and management responses to sustain the environment, society, and economy.
Performance measurement system design--linking measurement of organizational effort to plans, budgets, goals and objectives.
Accountability system design—measurements ensuring that resources are used efficiently and effectively.
Data analysis, development and management--understanding and communicating information and designing systems for accessible retrieval.
Conceptual modeling—integrating components of ecosystems to understand how the whole functions.
State of the environment reporting using text and graphics to describe conditions and trends for specific audiences and uses.
Case studies integrating interviews, reports, and data to illustrate lessons learned.
Evaluation of projects, processes, data sets with recommendations for maintaining or changing direction.
Comparative matrices juxtaposing information to assist decision making.
Fact sheets condensing information for presentation to specific audiences in an accessible form using text and graphics.
Custom designed workshops and meetings guided by adult learning principles captured in summary reports.
Collaborative process road map designs are tools to develop, record, and agree upon the flow and involvement of multiple participants in a series of...
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