Beverly Saunders has been with EcoVue Consulting since 2018 working on a variety of private development and municipal planning projects, with a specialization in projects with natural heritage and hazard components. She has been a researcher or professional in the land use planning and environmental field for over 15 years and has well-established development planning, policy analysis, and stakeholder and indigenous engagement experience obtained through working at all levels of government, in academia, and in the private sector. She prides herself on ensuring EcoVue’s municipal and private clients receive locally-relevant, practical, and well-reasoned advice that assists them in achieving their project goals.

In her current role as Planning Supervisor, Beverly provides oversight, guidance, and training to assist Intermediate, Junior, and Environmental Planners in progressing a wide variety of private and municipal development projects, from lot line adjustment requests to large scale housing projects. She also leads a select number of private and municipal planning projects which have significant public interest or complex policy challenges. Her projects with EcoVue have been located throughout the province of Ontario, including City of Toronto, City of Kawartha Lakes, City and County of Peterborough, District of Muskoka, Hastings County, and Haliburton County, and in New York State. She also has past experience working on province of Ontario wide policy initiatives, developing nation specific lake planning efforts, and state-specific watershed planning projects, including in Wisconsin, Virginia, and Texas.

Beverly is a certified Environmental Professional (EP) with specializations in Water Quality, Policy and Legislation, Fish and Wildlife, and Natural Resource Management. She is also a certified wetland delineator. She is currently working towards her Registered Professional Planner Certification. She has a Master of Science degree in Aquatic Resources, with a specialization in stakeholder led watershed planning, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science, where she focused on polar sciences.