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Trees and river from above

About Us

At LCS, we do not subscribe to white supremacy culture, misogyny, racism, capitalism, homophobia, transphobia, or any other oppressive viewpoints or systems. And we will not work with partners that are unwilling to disable these systems within their own organizations or agencies.

Understanding diverse communities can be challenging; we are here to lighten the load for you. We are honest and positive professionals whose first priority is always the interests of our clients; providing capability, adaptability, and scalability.


Founded in 2019, LCS has been using applied social science and robust JEDI approaches to engage stakeholders in order to tackle some of the world's largest environmental and social problems.    


Past projects have included:

  • Focus groups with fishers in The Bahamas to understand their attitudes and perceptions of marine protected areas 

  • Engaging hunters to improve deer management

  • Interviewing diverse communities to connect them with natural spaces

  • Understanding how diverse communities viewed private lands conservation

  • Incorporating justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion into conservation planning at various organizations

  • Connecting with rural, suburban, and urban communities to ensure their values were incorporated into conservation efforts that impacted their livelihoods


Our promise to you is that we will do everything we can to ensure that your organization has crystal clear  data about the impacted communities you serve so that you can create comprehensive goals, informed strategies, marketing campaigns, and action plans, based on science, that will greatly increase your likelihood of success.

Meet Our Team

Close up of Leander Lacy in front of mountains


Leander Lacy (he/him)

Leander Lacy is the founder and current CEO of Lacy Consulting Services (LCS). He is passionate about the next evolution of conservation that gracefully integrates social and environmental advocacy to increase the likelihood of addressing the world's largest environmental crisis. He believes that oppressive systems have held conservation back from reaching its full potential and that through the work we do at LCS we can finally unlock that potential.

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