WRA Wildlife Expert Rob Schell Receives Permit to Conduct Bat Mist-netting and Occupied Roost Surveys

WRA Senior Wildlife Biologist Rob Schell received a permit from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to perform mist netting surveys and monitoring surveys of occupied roosts for California’s most misunderstood flying nocturnal mammals. Rob began working with bats in 2004 and has apprenticed throughout the western states under some of the most expert … Continue Reading »

WRA Hosts Colorado Biodiversity Markets Event

WRA recently hosted a Colorado Ecosystem Services Partnership (CESP) event on biodiversity markets in the state.  CESP exists to bring together individuals who are motivated to collaborate and share information on ecosystem service projects in the state.  The event, held at the Colorado State Land Board (SLB) office in Denver, attracted attendees from a variety … Continue Reading »

WRA Fisheries Biologist Dan Chase invited to present at upcoming IEP workshop

The Interagency Ecological Program (IEP), provides ecological information and scientific leadership for use in management of the San Francisco Estuary for adaptive management, water project operations, and planning and regulatory purposes relative to endangered fish and the aquatic ecosystem. IEP’s Annual Workshop will be held April 20-22, 2016 in Folsom, California and focuses on sharing … Continue Reading »

2016 NMBA D.C. Fly-In

Executive members of the National Mitigation Banking Association (NMBA) joined forces in their annual trip to Washington, D.C. in late March. NMBA members including WRA’s Chief Executive Officer Tim DeGraff and Chief Investment Officer Ben Guillon, who also serves as a Director at Large for the organization, converged on the nation’s capital to continue their bi-partisan approach … Continue Reading »

WRA Joins Sea Level Rise Panel at AEP Cities in Transition Conference

On April 5, 2016, WRA, Inc. joined a panel of experts addressing sea-level rise at the Association of Environmental Planners (AEP) annual conference in San Diego. The panel was moderated by land use attorney Alan Murphy from Perkins Coie, LLP and also included Dilip Trivedi, PE coastal engineer at Moffat & Nichol; Aleka Seville, MPP … Continue Reading »