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Tue, Feb 26, 2013
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Pacific Northwest Conservation Banking Course (Day 1 only)

The goal of the course is to foster collaboration among regulators, bankers and users of mitigation ensuring that all entities have a thorough grounding in conservation banking policy in order to facilitate the establishment of banks on the ground. Day 1 of the 3-day Pacific NW Conservation Banking course is open as a public session to these seeking an introduction to conservation banking.

Target Audience:

Staff, managers, or project sponsors requiring overview/conext of the authorities behing and current needs/drivers for conservation banking.

Course Topics:

Authorities behind mitigation banking programs,  current status of banking in the region, joint Clean Water Act 404  and species conservation banks (with examples), a banker’s business case perspective, and an overview of the general process and requirements for establishing a conservation bank. DOWNLOAD the agenda.

Lodging Information:

Vancouver, WA_______________                              Portland, OR                       _______________

Homewood Suites: 360-750-1100                              Holiday Inn Express-Jantzen Beach: 503-283-8000

Red Lion - the Quay: 360-694-8341                           Red Lion-Jantzen Beach: 503-283-4466                  

Comfort Inn: 360-696-0411                                          Courtyard Marriott-N Harbor: 503-735-1818

Course Sponsors:

This course is offered by The Conservation Fund and US Fish & Wildlife Service with support from US Army Corps of Engineers, US Environmental Protection Agency, NOAA National Marine Fisheries, US Department of Defense, Parametrix, and The Watershed Company.


For more information or help with registration, please contact Margarita Carey (304-876-7924 /

Event Location

Water Resources Education Center
4600 Southeast Columbia Way
Vancouver, WA 98661


The workshop will be located in the Bruce E. Hagensen Community Room.

1655 N. Fort Myer Drive, Suite 1300 Arlington, Virginia 22209 P: 703-525-6300 F: 703-525-4610 E: