Ecosystem Marketplace was on hand at this year’s National Mitigation & Ecosystem Banking Conference in New Orleans to cover the conference and its outcomes. Here’s a full roundup of our coverage.
“We could use a little more Silicon Valley, and a little less old-school utility” at the Eko-Eco blog
“A Tale of Two Markets” at the Eko-Eco blog
5/10/2013 – What do new habitat credit trading systems mean for conservation banking?
- Will McDow, Environmental Defense Fund – NGO-mitigation industry partnerships to build habitat credit exchanges in the Midwest
- Timothy Male, Defenders of Wildlife – Keeping it honest: NGO roles in promoting transparency, predictiability, and enforcement
- Jennifer Moyer, US Army Corps of Engineers Regulatory Program – Key issues and initiatives for the Corps
- Craig Denisoff, Craig Denisoff Consulting – The promise of habitat credit trading and ecosystem approaches
- Travis Hemman, Westervelt Ecological Services – Reducing regulatory uncertainty for conservation banks
- Sarah Mack, Tierra Resources LLC – Developing the nation’s first wetland carbon credit pilot
- Fabien Quétier, Biotope – French experiences with biodiversity offsets and the No-Net-Loss principle
- Randy Wilgis, Outgoing NMBA President – Progress so far: Standardization, regulatory challenges, and new partnerships
- Doug Lashley, Incoming NMBA President – Priorities for the future: Hard data, new opportunities, and strengthening the NMBA