October 24, 2022

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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October 25, 2022
The Appalachian Gateway Communities Initiative (AGCI) – offered by The Conservation Fund in partnership with the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) – are pleased to announce the 2022 Training Program for Appalachian Gateway Communities. Select community-based teams from gateway communities located in the Appalachian Region will participate in a 3-day in-person workshop (October 25-27, 2022, Lake Junaluska NC) as well as pre- and post-workshop webinars, with coaching throughout!

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