Projects & Resources

Check out some of our past projects, resources, and blog posts to give you more information about the type of work in which Sustainable Economies Consulting typically engages.

close up MWCD focus group

Ohio

Muskingum Watershed Strategic Planning for Nature and People

MWCD focus group
5 tips to achieve transformational impact with your collaborative planning process.

Photo taken by: Natalie Friedrich
Are we wasting money? 5 tips for how to prioritize investments in the local food economy

jon-flobrant-unsplash WHO WE HELP nonprofits
Not all nature benefits people and why it’s better to be honest about that

Children and Nature - 6000x4000
Top barriers for nonprofits aiming to increase their impact on nature and human well-being

farmers market

Ohio

The missing piece: Economic metrics for sustainable agriculture

turtle and fish in the ocean

United States

Participatory Ocean Conservation

sojurn

New Jersey

Improving water quality for nature and communities

Barn and trees - Photo Credit Leslie Saunders

Ohio

Towards shared goals for agriculture and open space in rural landscapes

kelly-sikkema

Atlantic Coast

Shorebird conservation and flood resilience

Wayne County Grilled Dinner Natalie Friedrich no logos

Wayne County, OH

Catalyzing food entrepreneurship

Bench and trail at Wilderness Center by John Lorson

Stark County, OH

Strategic visioning with a non-profit

small scale food production

Wayne County, OH

Feasibility study for a non-profit to support food producers
Ohio mitigation project photo

Ohio

Economic analysis of in-lieu fee mitigation program
Photo courtesy Nicholas Tonelli

New Jersey

Economic feasibility of proposed land use strategy
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Wayne County, OH

Land Use Actions Brown Bag seminar series

buildings in a town

Wayne County, OH

Journalism Project: Community and Economic Development.

Lost Valley, Manville, before construction

Manville, NJ

Forging new partnerships and shared goals around the Lost Valley Nature Park

Pocket guide to nature parks

New Jersey

Building capacity of local organizations to implement riverfront nature parks

Raritan watershed park

Raritan Watershed, NJ

Leading strategic planning for nature and people in the Raritan Watershed

Coastal resilience

New Jersey

Organizing a coastal resilience conference to build capacity of coastal communities & inspire greater collaboration
Aerial of NJ Bayshore

Cumberland County, NJ

Collecting Tourism Data During Hurricane Sandy Recovery

Delaware Bay, NJ

Mid-Atlantic Region

Incorporating Ecosystem Service Valuation into Coastal Restoration >

Flooding in Cumberland County NJ

Mid-Atlantic Region

Identifying human wellbeing and economic metrics for ecological restoration projects

workshop

Sussex County, NJ

Organizing the Farms, Forests and Rivers Workshop to encourage new collaborations in the Paulins Kill Watershed
Cape May Meadows

Cape May, NJ

Assessing the Flood Reduction and Tourism Benefits of Ecological Restoration Projects

Native pollinator habitat

New Jersey

Estimating net benefits provided to farmers by planting native pollinator habitat

Irrigated farm in Yuma AZ

Yuma, AZ

Building US & Mexico's capacity around market-based approaches in the Colorado River Basin
Lower Colorado River basin irrigation

Mexico

Engaging farmers and conservation groups to identify collaborative solutions in Mexico
13 Farm Extension Honduras_A coffee farm in San Marcos Guaimaca in the buffer zone of the Biological Reserve El Chile

Honduras

Building an agricultural extension program in a coffee-producing region of rural Honduras
farmers market

contact us

Elizabeth Schuster, Environmental Economist

Wooster, OH 44691
Phone: 234-249-0298
Email: eschuster@sustainableeconomiesconsulting.com

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contact us

Elizabeth Schuster, Environmental Economist

Wooster, OH 44691
Phone: 234-249-0298
Email: eschuster@sustainableeconomiesconsulting.com

connect

contact us

Elizabeth Schuster, Environmental Economist

Wooster, OH 44691
Phone: 234-249-0298
Email: eschuster@sustainableeconomiesconsulting.com

connect

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