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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.


Questions:

For more information or help with registration, please contact Margarita Carey (304-876-7924 / mcarey@conservationfund.org).


Event Location

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

Directions

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



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