Curtis E. Alling, AICP

With over 35 years of experience, Curtis is a recognized expert in CEQA and NEPA and a specialist in planning related to climate change, natural resources management, outdoor recreation, and public lands. Trained in wildlife science and natural resources planning, his projects are very diverse, including urban or rural and public or private projects. He is very knowledgeable of Western landscapes and ecosystems, including agricultural, wetland, vernal pool, valley, riverine, Delta, coastal, Coast Range, foothill, desert, Lake Tahoe, and Sierra Nevada settings. Project specialties include forest and watershed management plans, fire-fuel and wildfire risk reduction plans, Climate Action Plans, species conservation planning, state and regional park plans, ecosystem restoration, renewable energy, bicycle and hiking trails, and transportation projects. In the community, Curtis is the Board Chair for Folsom’s Hope (, a service organization devoted to supporting at-risk children and their families in the community. He also serves on the Steering Committee of the Capital Region Climate Readiness Collaborative (, the regional climate change adaptation collaborative for Sacramento metropolitan area.