Courses and Events

August 31, 2021

Hosted by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and delivered by The Conservation Fund, this course is designed to foster collaboration between entities engaged and interested in compensatory mitigation programs – specifically mitigation and conservation banks and ILF programs– by providing a thorough grounding in regulations, policy and tools to facilitate the establishment of compensatory mitigation projects in Florida.

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September 14, 2021
The US Biosphere Network, National Park Service, and The Conservation Fund are pleased to announce the 2021 Sustainable Gateway Community Workshop Series! This virtual workshop series is an exciting opportunity for Biosphere leaders from across the country to join their peers – both from other Biosphere Reserves and within their own – to learn about the role of sustainability in Biosphere communities, overcoming barriers and capitalizing on opportunities, and engaging partners and resources to achieve sustainability goals.

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September 26, 2021

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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January 1, 2022
This course is offered by the US Army Corps of Engineers, US Environmental Protection Agency and US Fish & Wildlife Service, in partnership with The Conservation Fund. This comprehensive training is designed for federal and state regulators who serve on mitigation bank and in-lieu fee program Interagency Review Teams (IRTs).

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