Environmental Incentives
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Mid Sacramento Valley Regional Conservation Investment Strategy

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Mid-Sacramento Valley Regional Conservation Investment Strategy

The Mid-Sacramento Valley Regional Conservation Investment Strategy is a locally-driven, non-binding, and... Read more... Read more

Mitigation-Credit-Agreements-Handout

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Mitigation Credit Agreement Overview

Under the new California Regional Conservation Investment Strategy (RCIS) program, Mitigation Credit Agreements (MCAs) can be used to fulfill permitting requirements for projects that impact natural resources. Environmental Incentives and... Read more

CCS-2016-Improvements-Report

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Nevada Conservation Credit System Improvement Recommendations Report

Key to the long-term success of a conservation program is the adoption of well-supported improvements to the program. Improvements can ensure policies, procedures, and tools continue to support the program’s... Read more

User's Guide v1.0 South Central Region

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Monarch HQT User’s Guide

The South Central User’s Guide provides guidance for landowners and managers in using the Monarch HQT to evaluate current habitat quality on a site and estimating future habitat quality that... Read more

Monarch habitat quantification tool

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Monarch Habitat Quantification Tool Factsheet

Learn more about how the Habitat Quantification Tool informs conservation activities by consistently evaluating habitat quantity and quality for the Monarch Butterfly. Environmental Incentives supported EDF in developing the HQT... Read more

Colorado Delta Conservation Arenitas Paisaje

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Colorado Delta Funding Framework Executive Summary

The proposed Colorado Delta Conservation Funding Framework will enable the Delta Partnership to scale and achieve the long-term financial and institutional sustainability necessary to support conservation success throughout the Delta... Read more

Pay for Performance and the Nevada Conservation Credit System

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Pay for Performance and the Nevada Conservation Credit System

The Nevada Conservation Credit System utilizes pay for performance contracts to maximize the conservation outcomes and credits available for sale from the $2 million of State-appropriated funds used to jumpstart... Read more

Pay for Performance strategies for Western States

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Pay for Performance Strategies for Western States

This technical memo defines multiple pay for success strategies that can be used to leverage public and private funds to achieve verified environmental outcomes. We also define the context in... Read more

Conservation Credit System User's Guide

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Nevada Conservation Credit System User’s Guide v1.1

The User’s Guide describes the detailed steps necessary to calculate credits and credit obligations for credit and debit sites, respectively, for the Nevada Conservation Credit... Read more

Pilot Project: Nevada Conservation Credit System

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Nevada Conservation Credit System – Pilot Project

A family owned and operated ranch in northeast Nevada volunteered to the State of Nevada’s Sagebrush Ecosystem Program (SEP) the use of a planned habitat enhancement project as a pilot... Read more

Central Valley Habitat Exchange

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Central Valley Habitat Exchange Factsheet

Get a better understanding of how the Central Valley Habitat Exchange will operate and who it will benefit. This 2-page handout provides helpful details about the Exchange and resources to... Read more