News & Announcements:
Announcement and Call for Presentations
The 2015 National Mitigation & Ecosystem Banking Conference is soliciting presentation submissions for the annual conference being held in Orlando on May 5-8, 2015. Conference organizers are seeking cohesive panel presentations and individual presentations that offer timely and new information relating to mitigation, conservation, species, habitat banking, or ecosystem banking and alternatives. Submissions are due October 1, 2014 and can be submitted online at www.mitigationbankingconference.com
Maryland Releases Final Report on Ecosystem Services
Governor O'Malley recently released the final report on market-based approaches to recovering ecosystem services completed by the Ecosystem Services Working Group in October 2011. A copy of the full report can be downloaded here.
Past Trading News:
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