Monthly Archives: March 2016

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Twin Cities Wetland Preserve Sacramento County, California Wildlands’ 255-acre Twin Cities Wetland Preserve was established in 2007 and contains 15 acres of restored vernal pool, riparian scrub, and seasonal wetlands and 12 acres of preserved vernal pool wetlands. Located in the Southeastern Sacramento Valley Vernal Pool Region, the site also provides over 200 acres of Swainson’s hawk foraging habitat. Wildlands recently sold the Preserve’s last remaining vernal pool preservation acreage to solve a client’s mitigation obligation associated with a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biological opinion. As documented in its most recent annual report, the Preserve is in excellent condition…

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Dear Friends, The year of 2016 marks our 25th Anniversary—it is truly amazing how time flies when you are having fun! Reflecting back to the beginning, Wildlands had a vision of a conservation strategy. We truly had no idea that our pioneering efforts would become such an integral part in the development of the mitigation banking industry as we know it today. Incorporated in 1991, Wildlands embarked on an uncharted journey to develop the first entrepreneurial wetlands mitigation bank in the West. Little did we know we would also have to create the framework for the concept because it had…

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This employee spotlight features Brian Monaghan, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Brian was born and raised in Palos Verdes in sunny Southern California. At American University in Washington, D.C. (Go Eagles!), Brian graduated with a degree in Political Science. He got his first introduction to the banking industry in 1994 as an assistant project manager for a start-up wetland mitigation banking firm in the same city where he attended college. It was a lean and mean outfit, so Brian was able to learn all aspects of the business from the ground up, from permitting to land management and market analysis….

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2016 California Land Conservation Conference March 8-10, 2016 Los Angeles, CA Wildlands participated as a sponsor of the 2016 California Land Conservation Conference, described as “the largest land and water conservation gathering in the state.” The annual conference is organized by the California Council of Land Trusts and attracts over 500 attendees, including land trust organizations, public agencies, foundations, and conservation professionals. For more information about the California Council of Land Trusts click here.   2016 AEP Conference April 3-6, 2016 San Diego, CA Wildlands is a sponsor and exhibitor at this year’s Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP) Conference, Cities…

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Wildlands recently participated in Pathways to Nature – an outdoor, hands-on educational outing for local 4th and 5th grade students. The goal of this activity was to connect these young students with nature and encourage them to get outside to see the powerful effects of preserving, conserving and utilizing natural resources found at a cattle ranch. Pathways to Nature was hosted by Chet and Angela Vogt on their cattle ranch – 3 Creeks Ranch, and organized by The Glenn-Colusa CattleWomen in Glenn County, California. Many industry professionals volunteered their time and work, including Wildlands’ own biologist, Jacob Robinson. Jacob drew from…

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