Courses and Events

August 31, 2021

Hosted by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and delivered by The Conservation Fund, this course is designed to foster collaboration between entities engaged and interested in compensatory mitigation programs – specifically mitigation and conservation banks and ILF programs– by providing a thorough grounding in regulations, policy and tools to facilitate the establishment of compensatory mitigation projects in Florida.

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September 26, 2021

Conservation banking is a tool to conserve endangered, threatened, and other at-risk species and their habitat that reduces risks associated with the use of compensatory mitigation. Other benefits include:

  • Regulatory efficiencies for agencies, industry, project proponents, bank sponsors, and credit buyers
  • Increased transparency and predictability through advance planning at a landscape level
  • Greater economic incentives for conserving species that result in effective and sustainable conservation outcomes

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January 1, 2022
This course is offered by the US Army Corps of Engineers, US Environmental Protection Agency and US Fish & Wildlife Service, in partnership with The Conservation Fund. This comprehensive training is designed for federal and state regulators who serve on mitigation bank and in-lieu fee program Interagency Review Teams (IRTs).

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