Name Your Price for Conservation

September 29, 2016

At what price would you do a conservation project on your land? This is the question that ranchers from Nevada, Colorado, Idaho, Utah, Wyoming, Montana, Oregon and Canada cattlemen’s and stock growers associations answered recently at a side event to the Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting hosted by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association in Denver,… Read more »

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BLM and permittees want to use the Conservation Credit System to offset unavoidable impacts

July 5, 2016

On June 24, 2016, BLM released the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the proposed Bald Mountain Mine North and South Operations Area Projects (Bald Mountain Project). In the FEIS, as reported by the Elko Daily Free Press, the project proponent, Kinross Mining Inc., committed to purchasing between 5,251 …

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Partnership with Sitka Technology Group continues to produce successes for our clients

June 17, 2016

EI created a formal partnership with Sitka Technology Group in 2015 in order to help our collective clients develop more effective conservation and mitigation programs. Frequently, EI helps clients design innovative policies and programs, for which technology solutions are needed to streamline operations and effectively manage and publish data…

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Monarch HQT developed by EI tested at TX ranch

June 15, 2016

A monarch caterpillar eats antelope horn milkweed growing at Shield Ranch. (Originally Published on Environmental Defense Fund’s Growing Returns Blog) By David Wolfe A few weeks ago, I visited Shield Ranch, a 6,000-acre property devoted to responsible cattle management and wildlife conservation. I made the visit to the ranch – less than 20 …

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