Monthly Archives: July 2016

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The Alder Creek NRDA Bank received its first credit release in 2015 and is scheduled to obtain the second credit release by the end of the year. Approximately 7,000 marsh plants were installed in 2015 and 33,000 trees and shrubs were planted in 2016. An additional 24,000 marsh plants and 25,000 trees and shrubs will be planted on the site this summer/fall. Restored habitats on the site include shallow water, mudflat, intertidal marsh, scrub-shrub, riparian, and oak woodland which benefit the various salmon species found in the Willamette River as well as all other species that rely on the Willamette…

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2016

This employee spotlight features Cindy Tambini, Director of Planning and Compliance. Cindy is a Midwesterner from Wichita, Kansas. Staying true to her roots, she remained close to home and attended Wichita State University, home of the Shockers, where she completed her Bachelor’s of Business Administration degree. After receiving her diploma, Cindy took a job in the airline industry where she added an impressive 10 years of experience to her resume. Her work ultimately led her to relocate to San Jose, California, where she went back to school at California State University, Hayward (now known as California State University, East Bay)…

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2016

Having nearly 30 active mitigation and conservation banks currently open for credit sales keeps us busy! Each bank is at a different stage of development, from finishing up the completion of construction to establishing a successfully functioning habitat. Credits generated at all banks are subject to a credit release schedule, based upon reaching certain habitat performance and/or endowment funding milestones. Recently Released Credits: San Luis Rey Mitigation Bank, San Diego County, CA Wetland re-establishment and rehabilitation Toad Hill Ranch Mitigation Bank, Placer County, CA Seasonal wetland creation Vernal pool creation Credit Releases In-Process: Liberty Island Conservation Bank, Yolo County, CA…

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2016

We concluded our final year (Year 5) of monitoring on the Rogue Valley Conservation and Mitigation Bank and are planning to request another credit release this summer. The Bank site is looking great and we continue to meet the pre-determined performance standards for vernal pool vegetation, hydrology, vernal pool fairy shrimp, and large-flowered woolly meadow foam. Over the years, native plant species richness within the vernal pools increased 25% (from 20 species to 25 species). Managed grazing has remained an important tool on the Bank. Grazing is used to remove the previous year’s dry grass (i.e. thatch) which allows the…

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Lincoln CreekFest 2016 October 8, 2016 McBean Park in Lincoln, California The goal of CreekFest (formerly the Salmon Celebration) is to expand awareness and importance of our local and regional creeks, streams, watersheds and wildlife and habitat that depend on them. The celebration will focus on supporting thriving salmon populations by highlighting booths with salmon-themed topics and activities, along with educational tables to engage the public. If you’d like to learn more information about Lincoln CreekFest please click here.   Renewable Energy Markets 2016 October 16-18, 2016 Parc 55 Hotel in San Francisco, California The REM Conference is an annual…

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