2017 National Mitigation & Ecosystem Banking Conference

social_share_NMEBCWRA is a proud sponsor of the 2017 National Mitigation and Ecosystem Banking Conference (NMEBC). Entering its 20th year, NMEBC is committed to advancing and protecting the environment in a financially sustainable way. This year’s event will take place May 9-12, 2017 in Sacramento. The program includes interactive sessions, panels, moderated forums and training opportunities.

A summary of WRA’s experts that will be featured at the event is provided below.  See the full program here.

Tuesday, May 9
Pre-Conference Field Trip #3, Elsie Gridley Conservation and Mitigation Bank, hosted by WRA, Inc.

WRA is co-sponsoring Bank Tank®, a forum that connects investors with environmentally sustainable projects and land opportunities. More details here!

Wednesday, May 10

Long-Term Stewardship Funding, Then & Now | Emerging Markets | Science, Technology & Tools

Carbon Finance and its Connection to Mitigation & Conservation Banking
PRESENTER: Jane Rice, Conservation Finance Manager

Thursday, May 11

Conservation Banking | Stream Banking in California

Market Summary for Stream-derived Bundled Credits in California.
PRESENTER: Mark Kalnins, Associate Regulatory Permitting Specialist

Friday, May 12

In Lieu Fee, Mitigation Options | Banking in Urban and Suburban Settings | Landowners and Environmental Markets — Understanding the Opportunities

Session 16: Landowners and Environmental Markets — Understanding the Opportunities MODERATOR: Tim DeGraff, Chief Executive Officer

Applications of Remote Sensing | California Perspectives | Landscape Approach

Integrative Approaches to Restoration Performance Monitoring
PRESENTER: Peter Kobylarz, GIS Coordinator