Stratus Environmental LLC (Stratus) seeks to contribute its scientific, technical, and permitting expertise in the geosciences to promote a wholistic and pragmatic approach to natural resource stewardship in southwest New Mexico. Stratus understands that environmental issues are best addressed in a collaborative, multidisciplinary environment where all stakeholders are recognized and where pertinent scientific ideas and findings are clearly conveyed. The focus of Stratus’ business activities will be on fostering a “One Water” approach to earth and water resources through public education, environmental advocacy, planning and policy assistance, and through no-nonsense science communication. Stratus seeks to partner with other businesses, non-profits, municipalities, and governmental agencies to address our most pressing water problems, from development of and competition for water supplies to degradation of soil resources and waterways. Central to Stratus’ mission is an acknowledgment that Earth’s natural resources are a gift, and that socioeconomics, environmental justice, and indigenous rights must be acknowledged as inseparable from natural resource stewardship. Stratus is a Certified LGBT Business Enterprise® that operates in the desert southwest and has a pledge to donate 10% of its annual profits to support local community projects that benefit the environment and/or disadvantaged/minority groups.