When Development Must Mitigate – Opportunities for Western Landowners


On Thursday, June 16, the Western Landowners Alliance teamed with Jessica Wilkinson from The Nature Conservancy and Brian Kuehl and Robert Veldman from K·Coe Conservation to bring you a webinar titled When Development Must Mitigate – Opportunities for Western Landowners. The webinar and following discussion covered the basics of mitigation, recent changes in mitigation policy at the national level, and mitigation opportunities for landowners including mitigation banks and in-lieu fee programs. For those that were not able to participate or who would like to watch it again, a recording of the webinar is available (Two things to note: 1) in order to watch the webinar, you will need to enter your name and email on a registration page that first appears when you click the link above. 2) The beginning of the recording is a black screen, but a visual presentation will appear when the first presenter begins).

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