Nevada landowners eager to generate conservation credits, help sage-grouse

February 25, 2016

  (Originally Published on Environmental Defense Fund’s Growing Returns Blog) The state of Nevada recently made $1 million available to landowners for enhancing and restoring habitat for the greater sage-grouse, with another $1 million becoming available in the fall of 2016. Nearly two dozen landowners submitted letters of interest to generate conservation credits for the… Read more »

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Nevada announces $2,000,000 to generate sage-grouse habitat credits & kick start Credit System market

December 14, 2015

On December 9th, 2015, the State of Nevada announced that funds are available through the Sagebrush Ecosystem Program for projects that will enhance and restore high quality greater sage-grouse habitat on private and public land. The purpose of these funds is to not only improve greater sage-grouse habitat, but to also create a supply of “compensatory… Read more »

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EIP Project Tracker Offers Window to Tahoe’s Restoration

December 9, 2015

The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, a long-time client of Environmental Incentives, published a press release yesterday announcing the availability of the Lake Tahoe EIP Project Tracker. This new system puts comprehensive information about “Lake-Saving Projects” funded through the Lake Tahoe Environmental Improvement Program (EIP) at the fingertips of local …

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President Obama Confirms: Use Pay for Success and Expect Net Benefit for the Environment

December 2, 2015

On November 3, 2015 President Obama released the Presidential Memorandum: Mitigating Impacts on Natural Resources from Development and Encouraging Related Private Investment, directing five Federal Agencies to adopt and share advanced, consistent mitigation policies to achieve net benefits to the environment. It also encourages federal agencies to use pay for success performance contracts. Environmental Incentives… Read more »

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