“LynneDee Althouse did a phenomenal job of preparing, negotiating, and accomplishing a vegetation restoration plan in an area decimated by the break and repair of one of our sewer interceptor lines through a state ecological reserve. Althouse and Meade is providing outstanding environmental consulting services on a host of complex water and sewer issues facing our district. Everyone at the firm has been most responsive and professional.”
-Joe Barget, General Manager at Vandenberg Village Community Services District
“In a world of increasing regulation of natural species and habitats, I have relied on LynneDee Althouse and Dan Meade for decades to help me and my clients navigate the complicated local, state, and national regulatory process. Their understanding of the complexities of the permitting process, as well as their skill and expertise as botanists and biologists, has helped to balance the growth of our communities with the preservation of our valuable ecosystems.”
-Daniel Lloyd, CEO of LandSite, Inc.
“As a civil engineer, I have had the pleasure of working closely and extensively with Althouse and Meade. Althouse and Meade has consistently shown themselves to be competent and attentive to the project needs. Their biological expertise is at the highest level, and they have a deep understanding of agency regulations and processes. When they bring these talents to a project they do so in a teaming approach, considering the needs and input of other consultants, and addressing owner considerations such as constructability and scheduling.
I have observed that the environmental regulatory agencies respect and trust the opinions of Althouse and Meade. I do too.”
-Craig Campbell, Principal Engineer at Wallace Group
“Althouse and Meade are a solution-oriented team with a practical understanding of our projects which they balance with the environmental and agency permitting requirements.”
-Steve Sylvester, Principal Engineer at North Coast Engineering, Inc.
"I am very pleased with Althouse and Meade’s knowledge, professionalism and service. Althouse and Meade’s staff is very flexible and accommodates tight schedules. Althouse and Meade recently helped me by performing a biological review of the Atascadero Lake Bed. The complete and accurate report helped pave the way for speedy regulatory permit issuance. Althouse and Meade is an indispensable part of my capital project team. "
Deputy Public Works Director, Interim City Engineer
City of Atascadero
"Althouse and Meade has been an indispensable partner in providing conservation planning and monitoring for the entire 4,700 acres that make up Topaz Solar Farms. They provided outstanding environmental consulting services using their deep knowledge of ecology and botany, helped protect and restore environmental resources, monitored species-specific habitat quality and quantity, while maintaining project progress.
Their team of environmental professionals provided the highest level of biological expertise giving First Solar confidence in maintaining the preservation of the valuable and complex ecosystem of the Carrizo Plain. Great work Althouse and Meade team!"
- Ken Northcote, Topaz Solar Farms Project Manager, First Solar