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(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 »Continue Reading
Nevada announces $2,000,000 to generate sage-grouse habitat credits & kick start Credit System marketDecember 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 »Continue Reading
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 …Continue Reading
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 »Continue Reading