Translink Strategic Health Impact Assessment (SHIA) EPI supported TransLink in undertaking a structured decision process with health professionals from around the region and other parts of British Columbia. The purpose was to review the draft Strategic Health Impact Assessment being developed to aid in the generation and evaluation of alternatives under consideration for TransLink’s Regional […]
Mt. Currie Active Transportation Plan Date: 2009 EcoPlan worked with a multi-stakeholder community group representing Elders, senior staff and community workers to develop an Active Transportation Strategy for the community of Mt. Currie in southwestern BC. The project included a structured decision-making process in which the stakeholder group identified and ranked community health and mobility […]
Informed Decision Making: The Interaction Between Sustainable Maternity Care Services and Community Date: 2007-2008 EcoPlan worked with BC’s Northern Health Authority in the development of a decision tool for rural maternity care. The project identified a full range of stakeholders, criteria, objectives and alternatives to deliver effective and appropriate maternity care throughout the predominantly rural […]
Incorporating Local Knowledge in Decision Making: The National Science Foundation Date: 2007 EcoPlan worked with a multi-disciplinary group of professionals to conduct practical research on and examine case studies of the incorporation of different types of knowledge in decision-making. First Nations and local community knowledge were examined next to scientific and expert knowledge.
Forest Renewal BC Biodiversity Decision Framework Date: 2004 EcoPlan worked with the Nature Trust of BC, Forest Renewal BC and a special project Advisory Board to develop a decision framework for identifying high priority, biodiverse land parcels for acquisition. EcoPlan led the development of a defensible and effective decision support framework for making property acquisition […]
Coquitlam River Flood Management Process Date: 2009 EcoPlan provided technical support and facilitation services in a decision-support project to address flood hazard mitigation issues on the Coquitlam River. This project was initiated following an appeal to the existing Coquitlam Water Use Plan (WUP). A planning process was designed in order to gain an improved understanding […]
BC Hydro Flood Management Date: 2008-2009 EPI lead this successful structured decision process to develop a comprehensive flood hazard mitigation plan on the Coquitlam River. The process was designed as a technical exercise lead by a core Project Team that included representatives from: BC Hydro, City of Coquitlam, City of Port Coquitlam, Kwikwetlem First Nation […]
BC Hydro Clowholm Date: 2003 EcoPlan provided facilitation and decision analysis support to the Clowhom Water Use Plan Consultative Committee, which came to a consensus agreement on a package of recommendations. The Clowhom Reservoir lies in a steep-sided valley at the head of Salmon Inlet and at the edge of the Tantalus Range, 32 km […]
BC Hydro Decision Analysis Software Evaluation Date: 2004 EcoPlan conducted a review of decision analysis computer software programs in order to make recommendations for adopting one or more of these programs for use in public planning initiatives and group decision-making processes. The review looked at opportunities, challenges, shortcomings, options and results of decision software.
Puerto Rico EPA Date: 2012-2013 Values Scope and EPI were contracted by the EPA to facilitate a “public values forum” workshop held in Guánica, Puerto Rico.
Musqueam Legacy Funding Decision Analysis Date: 2010 EcoPlan conducted a rigorous analytical and community engagement process to determine how to utilize $17 million in 2010 Legacy Dollars. This project involved custom decision analysis and community involvement tools (including personal interview surveys, web-based surveys, focus groups and workshops) to align policy with community needs and values. […]
BC Hydro – Haida Renewable Energy Project Date: 2008 EcoPlan supported a structured decision process to develop RFP for multi-million dollar approach to renewable energy on Haida Gwaii.