The Federal Land Policy and Management Act requires federal land-management agencies to inventory and manage for scenic value.

Secter Environmental Design works with public and private clients to answer the following key questions:

  • How should renewable energy development be managed to minimize resource conflicts?
  • Should resource areas be excluded from renewable energy development because of conflicts with other public land uses?
  • How can we identify visual considerations related to management of renewable energy resources and mitigation measures to support conservation of habitat, scenic values and visual constraints?
  • What are the potential social benefits and impacts associated with renewable energy development?