Environmental Incentives
Environmental Incentives

Projects

a live coral reef being monitored

Habitat

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Support for the Walton Family Foundation

EI is serving as thinking-and-doing partners around monitoring, evaluation, and learning for the Walton Family Foundation's Environment Program. EI is supporting staff to ask targeted questions, manage information, evaluate performance,... Read more

view of wetland, farming and mountains and how everything collides

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Mitigation Credit Agreements

We're developing the first-ever Mitigation Credit Agreements in the Mid-Sacramento Valley region. Once approved, it can act as an advance crediting mechanism to define robust and transparent methods to assess... Read more

Bee pollinating a white flower

Habitat

Pollinator Scorecard

The Rights-of-Way as Habitat Working Group created the Pollinator Scorecard to evaluate pollinator habitat and management practices on rights-of-way and other energy and transportation... Read more

Studying sustainably farmed tomatoes in the Central Valley

Habitat

Central Valley Resilience Initiative

The Central Valley Resilience Initiative seeks to establish an integrated landscape that supports wildlife habitat and high-quality agricultural land, while sustainably managing California's water... Read more

Habitat

Pay for Performance for Western States

We're working with Partners for Western Conservation and state agencies from three western states to develop and test pay for performance contracts that incentivize conservation on working lands.... Read more

three Mule Deer

Habitat

Mule Deer Habitat Quantification Tool

We’re working with Colorado Parks and Wildlife to develop a Mule Deer Habitat Quantification Tool that will support mule deer conservation in the state.... Read more

Habitat

Nevada Conservation Credit System

The Conservation Credit System (Credit System) is a pro-active solution to ensure impacts from human activities generate a net benefit for the sage-grouse species, while enabling human activities vital to... Read more

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Monarch Butterfly Habitat Exchange

We are working with EDF and Monarch Lab to develop the Monarch Habitat Quantification Tool (HQT), which will be a key feature of the Monarch Habitat Exchange. The HQT will... Read more

Colorado Delta Conservation Arenitas Paisaje

Habitat

Colorado Delta Conservation Funding Framework

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

Habitat

Central Valley Habitat Exchange

The Central Valley Habitat Exchange provides an efficient mechanism to protect and restore habitat for multiple species in the Central Valley by creating financial incentives for farmers and ranchers to... Read more