Environmental Planning

Effective planning with the public leads to the understanding communities need and the support decision-makers want. Communication with the client and within the project team is critical.  Our approach is guided by four principles: Create equitable participation; Explore differing perspectives; Generate opportunities to develop mutual respect; Encourage thinking outside the box.  

Associated has a dedicated team to provide the specific skills to manage group dynamics and the decision process. Risk is inherent in all types of communication and can arise through all project phases.  Our environmental planning experts provide a cost-effective means to manage information and, ultimately, achieve balanced decisions.

  • Sandra Meidinger

    Sandra Meidinger P. Biol., R.P. Bio.

    Regional Manager, Alberta North & Senior Environmental Scientist

    • I enjoy working with a variety of clients and projects. I love interacting with different disciplines and colleagues. Moving to Edmonton to grow the environmental group has been the biggest highlight.  
    • I'm interested in traveling to new places, and enjoying good food and wine with family and friends.
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  • Clients

    BC Ministry of Transportation & Infrastructure
    Comox Valley Regional District
    Cumulative Environmental Management Association
    Government of Alberta
    Government of Northwest Territories
    Municipal District of Lesser Slave River no. 124
    Regional District of North Okanagan
    Saskatchewan Ministry of Highways & Infrastructure
    Thompson Rivers University
    Tłı̨chǫ Government