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OPERATION & MANAGEMENT OF BANKS: THE ROLE OF MITIGATION REVIEW TEAMS & BANKING PARTNERS

Wednesday, December 2, 2020
2:00 – 4:00 PM Eastern / 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Pacific

This session will provide an overview of the roles and responsibilities of the mitigation review team (MRT) and other banking partners during the instrument development, implementation, and management phases of a bank. Best practices will be shared in how active operations and management can minimize risk and increase the success of banks in meeting all mitigation compliance requirements.

 

It is recommended that participants attend (or watch the recording of Webinar 1: The Market & Regulatory Drivers for Conservation Banking prior to attending this webinar. Live-captioning is available during the webinar at no cost to participants; to access please go to: https://www.captionedtext.com/client/event.aspx?EventID=4609187&CustomerID=321

Presenters:

Charlotte Kucera, US Fish & Wildlife Service (charlotte_kucera@fws.gov)
Valerie Layne, US Army Corps of Engineers Institute of Water Resources (valerie.l.layne@usace.army.mil)
Veronica Rowan, DOI Office of the Solicitor (veronica.rowan@sol.doi.gov)

Webinar Materials:


Operations & Management Resources:

  1. California Multi-Agency Project Delivery Team. Cover Sheet: Mitigation Banking Proposal Procedures & Checklists, September 2010.
  2. California Multi-Agency Project Delivery Team. Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Mitigation and Conservation Banking in California, 2011. [DOWNLOAD PDF]
  3. Gardner, Roy and Teresa Radwan, “Corporate Shell Games: LLPs, LLCs & Responsibility for Mitigation Sites” National Wetland Newsletter 31(6): 2009. [DOWNLOAD PDF]
  4. USFWS Sacramento Office. Annual Reporting Checklist, updated. [DOWNLOAD PDF]

Oversight & Compliance Resources:

  1. Gardner, Royal. “Mitigation banking and reputational risk.” National Wetlands Newsletter. Vol. 34 No. 6. 2012. [DOWNLOAD PDF]
  2. Owley, Jessica. Keeping Track of Conservation. Ecology Law Quarterly, 2015. [DOWNLOAD PDF]