Colorado Ecosystem Services Partnership Event Explores Carbon Sequestration

WRA will host the Colorado Ecosystem Services Partnership (CESP) event on December 4, 2017 at the Colorado State Land Board. The program will explore carbon sequestration in the state. Carbon crediting plays a vital role in mitigating global climate change and can also provide valuable revenue streams for private and public landowners. Tim Plass, will provide … Continue Reading »

WRA Eelgrass Expert to Present at CERF Conference

The Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation will hold its biennial conference November 5-9, 2017 in Providence, Rhode Island. CERF publishes a leading journal titled “Estuaries and Coasts” providing a platform for which scientists can share their work.  Scientists gather at the event to share research in progress and findings. WRA eelgrass expert, Gwen Santos, will … Continue Reading »

Environmental Law Conference Panel Features WRA ESA Expert

WRA’s Endangered Species Act (ESA) expert Ken Sanchez will join a panel at the 2017 Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite®. Session 27: Receding and Advancing Jurisdictional Boundaries and the Interplay Between Federal and State Wetlands and Species Regulations will take place Sunday, October 22nd at 11 a.m. The panel will provide a comprehensive overview of … Continue Reading »

WRA Supports 12th Annual ‘Moonlight on the Marsh’ Gala

WRA is proud to support the Friends of Ballona Wetlands as a sponsor of this year’s Moonlight on the Marsh gala. The event will be held Saturday, October 7, 2017 at the CenterPointe Club in Playa Vista. The non-profit’s mission is to champion the restoration and protection of the Ballona Wetlands, one of the last … Continue Reading »

Natural Areas Conference to Feature WRA’s Conservation Finance Expertise

The 44th annual Natural Areas Conference will be held in Fort Collins, Colorado October 10-12, 2017. This year’s conference focuses on collaboration as a key to natural areas management. WRA’s Denver-based conservation finance team, focused on innovative investment strategies for conservation projects in the U.S. and abroad, is honored to be part of this year’s … Continue Reading »

WRA to Present Posters at the State of the Estuary Conference

  WRA’s experts have been invited to present posters at the 13th Biennial State of the San Francisco Estuary Conference being held October 10-11, 2017 in Oakland.  The posters will be on display throughout the conference and a special poster session reception is scheduled for Tuesday, October 10 at 5:00 pm. Posters The poster abstract program is … Continue Reading »

WRA Sponsors Rivers & Lands Conservancy ‘Pride of Place’ Gala

            WRA, Inc. is a proud sponsor of the fourth annual Rivers & Lands Conservancy fundraiser. The Pride of Place in the Great Outdoors gala event will be held on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at the Crestmore Manor in Riverside, California. The Conservancy is a private nonprofit focused on conserving open … Continue Reading »

WRA Supports BionicTeam in Resilient by Design Bay Area Challenge

WRA, Inc. is honored to be part of the BionicTeam, a consortium of experts led by San Francisco-based landscape architecture and urban design firm Bionic, selected as one of the top 10 teams in the Resilient by Design Bay Area Challenge. The Challenge will form partnerships between the public and private sectors to develop community-based solutions … Continue Reading »

WRA to Co-Present at the 2017 Land Use Law Conference

WRA, Inc. is honored to be part of the 2017 Land Use Law conference, hosted by CLE International. On September 18-19 in San Francisco, developers, planners, regulators, and attorneys will gather to discuss critical topics facing California land use law and policy. WRA President Geoff Smick will co-present a session on Monday, September 18th from 1:45-2:45 pm … Continue Reading »

Ecosystem Renewal, The Earth Partners, WRA, CIM successfully partner on Texas mitigation banks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 27, 2017 Harris County, Texas: Over the past year, Ecosystem Renewal (ER) and The Earth Partners (TEP) have successfully partnered to develop large-scale wetland mitigation solutions for the rapidly growing greater Houston area. They permitted and constructed one of the largest wetland banks in Texas slated to provide over 5,000 freshwater and … Continue Reading »