Ecosystem Services. - Marstel-Day

Report
Conservation & Consulting
From Sea To Stars
July 2014
Marstel-Day, LLC Proprietary
www.Marstel-Day.com
Company Overview
Mission:
Execute projects that enhance the
environment and permanently
conserve natural resources and
wildlife habitat.
Vision:
Conduct careful and impartial work
to ensure that environmental
planning contemplates the
interdependencies among the
resources involved to arrive at a full
and balanced range of options.
Who We Are
• Environmental consulting company
established in 2002.
• Primary NAICS code is 541620,
Environmental Consulting Services
• 127 full-time staff and subject matter
consultants located in our Fredericksburg,
VA HQ and regional offices
• Woman-owned, small, HUBZone business
enterprise
• Deeply committed to strategies that help
preserve the planet’s wildlife and habitat
Our Offices
Our offices are
strategically located to
maximize employee’s
access to public
transportation and
equipped with ecofriendly carpets, zeroVOC paint, bike racks,
and dedicated outdoor
spaces.
Green Vendor
Our journey to achieving a deeper
shade of green.
Full-Time Employees
Our staff is a vibrant mix of former
senior military program officials, land
use planners, real estate,
environmental and natural resources
professionals, and GIS practitioners.
Advisory Council
Hon. Sherri Goodman, Chair
Ruth Greenspan Bell
Henri Bisson
Senior Vice President, General Counsel &
Corporate Secretary, CNA
Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson
International Center for Scholars
Former Deputy Director, Operations, Bureau of
Land Management
Jon Michael Davis
Gerald E. Galloway, Jr.
Evan Hirsche
Former President & CEO, China’s National Institute
of Clean & Low Carbon Energy
Flood Policy Expert & Member, National Academy President, Wild Eyed Creative Services LLC
of Engineering
Hon. James Mahoney
RADM Christopher J. Mossey
Dr. Mamie A. Parker
Former Assistant Secretary of Commerce, National
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Former Commander, Naval Facilities Engineering
Command
Former Special Assistant to Director, USFWS and
Regional Director
Maj Gen E. Gray Payne
Jackalyne Pfannenstiel
Lt Gen John F. Regni
Senior Vice President, Marine Corps Programs
Division, Columbia Group
Principal, Haskell Point Advisors
Director, Aerospace & Defense Initiative, Science
Foundation Arizona
Will Travis
Hon. S. Enders Wimbush
Senior Advisor, Bay Area Joint Policy Committee
Executive Director for Strategy & Development,
National Bureau of Asian Research
Marstel-Day's
trusted Council
of Advisors
provides toplevel advice and
guidance on key
issue areas of
interest to the
company and its
clients.
Our Services
Conservation Services
• Natural Resource Studies
• Ecosystem Services
• Water Resources
• Cultural Resources
• GIS-based Landscape
Analysis
Environmental Planning & Policy
• Encroachment and Compatible
Land Use
• NEPA and Supporting Studies
• Strategic Communication &
Engagement
• Regulatory Compliance, Permitting
& Policy Analysis
• Smart Growth and Sustainability
• Geospatial Services
Climate Change & Energy
• Climate Adaptation & Resiliency
• Climate Risk Analysis
• Carbon Sequestration &
Emissions
• Resource Forecasting & Analysis
• Renewable Energy, Permitting &
Policy
• Sustainability Services
Global Environmental Security
• International Support to NATO
Programs
• Global Environmental Monitoring
• Strategic Communications &
Engagement
• Global Environmental Assessments
& Sustainability Analysis
• Program Support Services
Conservation Services
Natural Resource Studies. We specialize in landscape conservation
planning studies and our staff have completed hundreds of projects
nationwide, including conservation planning, INRMPs, wildlife plans,
and surveys.
Ecosystem Services. Ecosystem services and economic analysis are
integrated into our environmental planning and conservation studies.
Water Resources. Our water resource planners and engineers
conduct water demand sustainability studies, stormwater planning,
policy analysis, and conservation studies.
Cultural Resources. Marstel-Day and our partners have conducted
Phase I/II cultural resource surveys, HABS/HAER studies, Native
American consultation, and Section 106 consultation, as well as support
Programmatic Agreements with the SHPO.
GIS-based Landscape Analysis & Modeling. Marstel-Day’s team
of GIS specialists and landscape ecologists develop win-win strategies
for conserving habitat and at-risk species, while preserving critical
mission functions and building partnerships at a landscape scale.
Marstel-Day’s President, Rebecca R. Rubin developed the
Conservation Conveyance legislation, 10 USC, 2694(a), which
led to the conservation of 80,000 acres, including establishment
of several national wildlife refuges.
Environmental Planning
Encroachment and Compatible Land Use
• Encroachment Control Plans
• Encroachment Action Plans
• Installation Complex Encroachment Management Action Plans (ICEMAPs)
NEPA
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EIS, EA, ROD, and FNSI
Scoping and Public Meetings
Supporting surveys and assessments (cultural, biological)
Resource analysis and modeling
Strategic Communication & Engagement
• Strategic Planning, Policy Formulation, and Organizational/Program Reform
• Community Partnerships, Complex Facilitation, Charrettes
Regulatory Compliance, Permitting & Policy Analysis
• Legislative and policy analysis
• Program support
Smart Growth Planning and Sustainability Studies
Geospatial Analysis
• Spatial analysis, cartography, 3D renderings and analysis
Marstel-Day’s GIS Team has prepared 3D renderings and
analysis for these land use compatibility studies.
Illustrative Sites
Marstel-Day prepared Encroachment Control Plans for all Marine Corps bases and
ICEMAPs for over 30 Air Force bases, including OCONUS locations.
Illustrative Issues
Climate Effects
Problems:
Encroachment multiplier with diverse
manifestations, often a tricky subject.
Solutions:
Risk management, comprehensive climate
adaptation strategies.
Water Scarcity
Problems:
Scarcity, purity, cost, climate effects.
Solutions:
Preparation plans, cooperative
agreements, landscape-level solutions.
Hydraulic Fracturing
Problems:
Water resource impacts, induced seismicity,
increased development in rural areas.
Solutions:
HQ guidance, engagement, resource
inventories, work to secure water rights.
Wind Energy
Problems:
Multiple mission impacts on installations
and away areas.
Solutions:
Outreach, scientific analysis, mapping.
Missile Fields
Problems:
Issue unique to Intercontinental Ballistic
Missile (ICBM) installations.
Solutions:
Compatible use studies, HQ coordination,
expand encroachment toolbox.
Land Constraints
Problems:
Installations “built-out,” land-consuming
development practices.
Solutions:
Campus style planning, increase density,
multi-story structures.
Climate Change & Energy
Marstel-Day Prepared the
Renewable Energy Engagement Plan
for Headquarters Air Force.
Climate Adaptation, Resiliency, and Risk Analysis.
Workable plan addressing current and future climate change
needs.
Carbon Sequestration and Emission Analysis. Emission
baselines and sequestration strategies.
Resource Forecasting and Analysis. Addressing specific
economic, social and environmental goals.
Renewable Energy Planning, Permitting, and Policy
Analysis. Systems approach to facilitate optimal energy
solutions.
Sustainability Services. Implementation and certification
preparation services.
Platinum Sustainability Certification:
Marstel-Day is the 1st firm in the U.S. to receive the highest
(Platinum) rating for Sustainable Services provision.
Geospatial Services
Spatial Data Development
• Transforming raw data, static maps, graphics, and scanned
documents into digital GIS data
• Conversation of CAD data to digital GIS data
• Integrating geospatial data into SQL Server, Oracle and MS
Access
• Batch geocoding and address matching for business
analytics and intelligence
Geospatial Mapping and Cartography
• Spatial analysis, cluster analysis and density mapping for
demographic, economic, and land-use scenario planning
• Change detection, 3D visualization, environmental and
renewable energy analysis and mapping
• High quality custom designed maps delivered in digital or
high resolution printout
Marstel-Day prepared sea level rise
analyses for several Department of
Defense studies
Data Quality Assurance and Control
• Data compliance and metadata standards according to:
FDGC, SDSFIE and HSIP
• Automated and manual data assurance process to ensure
accurate, complete, legally compliant datasets
Global Environmental Security
International Experience
International
Experience
Marstel-Day’s global environmental security practice requires
close interaction with partner countries and sensitivity to
regional, historical, and cultural differences among countries that
stretch from Eastern Europe and the Balkans through the South
Caucasus region to Central Asia.
Our services include International Support to NATO Programs:
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Warsaw Initiative Funding (WIF)
Partnership for Peace (PfP)
Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
Defense Security Cooperative Agency (DSCA)
Marstel-Day assisted in the
preparation of an Encroachment
Control Action Plan for Guam and
the Northern Mariana Islands for the
Marines and Navy
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Belarus
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Georgia
Guam
Japan
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Moldova
Montenegro
Republic of Macedonia
Northern Mariana Islands
Russia
Serbia
Tajikistan
Turkmenistan
Ukraine
United Kingdom
Uzbekistan
Illustrative Clients
• Office of Secretary of
Defense (Policy)
• Office of Secretary of
Defense (Installations &
Environment)
• Military Services
• USFWS
• US Army Corps of Engineers
• Port of Oakland
• Army Environmental Policy
Agency
Institute
• Peralta Community College
• USACE Institute for Water
District
Resources
• NC's Eastern Region
• Department of Homeland
Economic Development
Security
Commission
• National Oceanic and
• East Bay Regional Park
Atmospheric Administration District
• US Environmental Protection
Private Sector Clients
• Bay Dredging Action
Coalition
• Science Applications
International Corp.
• Michael Baker Junior
Engineering
• Ecology and Environment
Government Clients
• HDR
• CDM
• HGL
• Parsons Engineering
• Tetra Tech
• Signature Properties
• The Lester Group
• Tricord Homes
• Building & Construction
Trades Council of Alameda
County (AFL-CIO)
• Kimley-Horne and
Associates, Inc.
• Beacon Economics
• Claussen Engineering
Recent Recognition
HUBZone Contractors National Council
HUBZone “Corporate Citizen of the Year”
(2012)
Virginia Department of Environmental
Quality
One of two businesses to be named a
Sustainability Partner (2014)
Environmental Business Journal
Achievement award for 25-county
comprehensive conservation initiative
(2010)
Environmental Business International
Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medals
(2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009)
Inc. Magazine “Inc. 5000” List
Recognizes 5000 fastest-growing U.S.
private companies
(2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009)
American Planning Association
Federal Planning Divisions “Outstanding
Collaborative Planning Project” winner
(2012, 2010)
Alliance for Workplace Excellence
Eco-Leadership Award (2013, 2012)
Diversity Business.com
Top 100 Diversity-Owned & Privately-held
VA Businesses (2012)
SmartCEO Magazine
“Future 50” Award for Washington D.C.
(2012)
Zweig Letter “Hotfirm” List
200 fastest-growing U.S. architecture,
engineering, & environmental consulting
firms (2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009)
Virginia Business Magazine
“Top 25 People to Watch” (2011)
UVA Darden School of Business
Tayloe Murphy Resilience Award (2010)
Contact Us:
Rebecca R. Rubin
H. Lee Halterman
President & CEO
703-839-5512
[email protected]
Partner
703-839-5519
[email protected]
Marstel-Day, LLC Proprietary
www.Marstel-Day.com

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