Monthly Archives: April 2017

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Rogue Valley Mitigation and Conservation Bank Jackson County, Oregon The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and Oregon Department of State Lands (DSL) have authorized the Bank’s second credit release. To qualify for the release, the Bank met the required vernal pool and upland vegetation performance standards, and exceeded the large-flowered woolly meadowfoam plant population baseline. The Bank offers combination mitigation/conservation credits as compensation for wetland impacts permitted by USACE and/or DSL, and federally listed species including vernal pool fairy shrimp and large-flowered woolly meadowfoam as determined by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). Contact us for a quote…

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2017 National Mitigation and Ecosystem Banking Conference (NMEBC) May 9-12, 2017 Sacramento, California Wildlands staff will be actively participating in the 2017 conference with an exhibit booth, a session speaker, and by hosting a field trip to kick off this year’s theme of investing in the environment. If you plan on attending, please stop by our booth to say hello and catch our PNW Director of Environmental Operations, Julie Mentzer, presenting on NRDA Policy and Practice during Session 8 on Thursday, May 11th. If you were able to secure a spot at our sold-out field trip event and barbecue lunch…

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In addition to biological monitoring services, Wildlands now offers rangeland management services. With an on-staff Certified Rangeland Manager (CRM), licensed through the California State Board of Forestry and Fire Protection, Wildlands can provide technical assistance on rangeland projects throughout the state of California. The CRM program is designed to provide landowners and managers with professional expertise in managing California’s rangeland resources, while complying with applicable state laws. Wildlands manages tens of thousands of acres of habitat for special status plants and animals. In addition to habitat management, Wildlands owns and manages a cattle herd of over 1,000 cows. This combination…

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With over 90 mitigation projects, Wildlands has protected over 45,000 acres of habitat for sensitive species throughout the west coast. Although mitigation and conservation banks are established for specific species or habitat types, there are often additional underlying benefits not recognized through the sale of mitigation and conservation credits. Case Study #1 Pajaro River Mitigation Bank San Benito County, California Pajaro River Mitigation Bank was established to preserve existing natural wetlands and construct seasonal marsh, semi-permanent emergent marsh, and seasonally open water/mudflat habitats on the 273-acre site. The Bank is approved by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (“USACE”) to…

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