CBP3 Guide for Municipal Stormwater Managers in Washington State

  January 21, 2022

The Community Based Public-Private Partnership (CBP3) Guide for Municipal Stormwater Managers in… Read more »

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EI Joins CDM Smith on USAID’s Global Architect-Engineer Infrastructure Services III IDIQ

  November 11, 2021

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Multi-Benefit Incentive Program Implementation in San Diego County

  August 17, 2021

EI serves as an ongoing technical assistance provider, working to implement the Waterscape Rebate Program, develop and scale program infrastructure, and support new and existing partnerships between the County of San Diego and the San Diego Water Authority.

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A water-smart garden in San Diego. Photo from San Diego County Water Authority.

New White Paper Highlights Benefits of Stacked Incentive Programs for Water Management

  June 10, 2021

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EI supporting County of San Diego to expand water quality rebates and incentives program

  March 10, 2021

Environmental Incentives is pleased to share that we will be leading a team along with... Read more » Continue Reading

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USAID Economics of Natural Capital in East Africa

  September 29, 2020

Through USAID’s Economics of Natural Capital in East Africa contract, EI and partners aim to strengthen the East African Community’s regional policy dialogue by improving the evidence base on transboundary natural resource management and biodiversity conservation.

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Economics of Natural Capital in East Africa Fact Sheet

  

The Economics of Natural Capital in East Africa Fact Sheet highlights the… Read more »

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Environmental Incentives Awarded USAID’s Program Cycle Mechanism

  August 5, 2020

Photo: Morgana Wingard, USAID Environmental Incentives (EI) has been awarded the Program Cycle Mechanism (PCM) by the... Read more » Continue Reading

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USAID Program Cycle Mechanism

  August 4, 2020

PCM supports the efforts of USAID’s Bureau for Policy, Planning, and Learning (PPL) to cohesively implement the Program Cycle and encourage adaptive management across the Agency and its programs.

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Environmental Incentives Awarded USAID’s Economics of Natural Capital in East Africa Contract

  April 13, 2020

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USAID HA ADJUDICADO A ENVIRONMENTAL INCENTIVES EL CONTRATO DE SERVICIOS DE APOYO AL MEDIO AMBIENTE PARA AMÉRICA LATINA Y EL CARIBE

USAID HA ADJUDICADO A ENVIRONMENTAL INCENTIVES EL CONTRATO DE SERVICIOS DE APOYO AL MEDIO AMBIENTE PARA AMÉRICA LATINA Y EL CARIBE

  November 5, 2019

Environmental Incentives (EI) ha ganado el “Contrato de Servicios de Apoyo al... Read more » Continue Reading

USAID HA ADJUDICADO A ENVIRONMENTAL INCENTIVES EL CONTRATO DE SERVICIOS DE APOYO AL MEDIO AMBIENTE PARA AMÉRICA LATINA Y EL CARIBE

Environmental Incentives Awarded USAID’s Latin America and the Caribbean Environment Support Services Contract

  

Environmental Incentives (EI) has been awarded the USAID Bureau for Latin America... Read more » Continue Reading

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Pollinator Scorecard Helps Rights-of-Way Managers Restore Habitat

  September 8, 2019     


The energy that keeps our lights on traverses the landscape along powerlines,... Read more » Continue Reading
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Environmental Incentives Developing Mule Deer Habitat Quantification Tool  

  May 2, 2019

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is working to conserve critical habitat through the... Read more » Continue Reading

Environmental Incentives Awarded Washington State Stormwater Public-Private Partnership Project

  March 27, 2019

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USAID Measuring Impact II

  November 13, 2018

Measuring Impact II (MI2) will support USAID thought leaders, mission staff, and Washington bureaus to apply evidence-based adaptive management across USAID’s $265 million annual biodiversity portfolio.

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USAID Measuring Impact Conservation Enterprise Retrospective

Environmental Incentives Awarded USAID Measuring Impact II

  September 13, 2018

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Sitka Technology Group Partner Spotlight

  March 5, 2018

Sitka Technology Group is a leading software development provider with decades of… Read more »

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Nevada Conservation Credit System Improvement Recommendations Report

  December 22, 2017

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 goals and objectives. The Nevada Conservation Credit System undergoes an annual process to evaluate successes and potential improvements. This report synthesizes the recommended improvements, along with the achievement and challenges of the program, and was adopted by the Sagebrush Ecosystem Council in December, 2016.

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Nevada announces another $1,200,000 of seed-funding to generate Conservation Credit System Credits

  November 15, 2016

The Nevada Conservation Credit System (“Credit System”) is heading into its third… Read more »

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The Black Footed Ferret is one of approximately 1,200 animals listed as endangered or threatened by the US Fish and Wildlife Service.

Performance-Driven Conservation Embraced by New Federal Policies

  October 21, 2016

Two draft policies recently released by the US Fish & Wildlife Service,… Read more »

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The Stormwater Compliance Paradox

  October 13, 2016

“Albina Triangle.” Green Streets RSS. The City of Portland, Oregon, n.d. Web…. Read more »

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EI Leads Stormwater Cost-Benefit Analysis for City of San Diego

  October 3, 2016

San Diego’s coastline and water resources are crucial to its attractiveness and… 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)… Read more »

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The “AirBnB for Butterflies”

  March 28, 2016

A recent article published by vox.com profiles efforts by EDF, Monarch Lab… 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… Read more »

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Transparent Tahoe: 10+ Years Protecting & Improving the Basin

  August 21, 2015

“Where did the money go? What do you have to show for… Read more »

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Performance-Driven Stormwater Implementation

  September 26, 2017

Learn more about our performance-driven tools and approach to stormwater management, helping communities achieve water quality goals with reduced compliance costs, diversified funding sources, and improved results.

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Chad Praul

  July 20, 2016

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Liz Lauck

  July 25, 2016

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Brenda J. Ables

  July 20, 2021

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Central Valley Resilience Initiative

  August 20, 2019

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 resources.

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Rewards and Risks Associated With Community Engagement in Anti-Poaching and Anti-Trafficking

  August 25, 2016

This Biodiversity Technical Brief summarizes research on the roles communities do and should play in countering wildlife crime, motivations, and benefits for individuals and communities to engage in anti-poaching and anti-trafficking efforts, and risks and mitigation of risks associated with involvement. Peer-reviewed and grey literature, structured interviews, and case studies informed the research, with highlights from six case studies in Peru, Madagascar, Namibia, Philippines, Kenya, and Indonesia.

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Erik Anderson

  July 20, 2016

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Stakeholder engagement for biodiversity Conservation goals

Stakeholder Engagement for Biodiversity Conservation Goals: Assessing the Status of the Evidence

  August 25, 2016

Learning how to communicate and work with different groups builds constituencies to support conservation aims. This publication is an analysis of the evaluation of 148 references, selected through a rigorous systematic review process, to identify key lessons for stakeholder engagement. The report outlines key findings, including critical factors for both externally driven processes and self-organized stakeholder actions. This short brief and a longer research paper were deliverables of the Measuring Impact Project.

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Fishing for Food Security: Importance of Wild Fisheries for Food Security and Nutrition

  

USAID’s Fisheries Briefing Book explores the role of fisheries in global development, showcases case studies of USAID fisheries programs, and addresses the importance of fisheries in nine Feed the Future countries – Cambodia, Senegal, Malawi, Kenya, Ghana, Bangladesh, Tanzania, Mozambique, and Liberia. The Briefing Book is a key deliverable of USAID’s Food Security Integration Working Group. It was also a deliverable of the Measuring Impact project.

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  September 29, 2021

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Measuring Efforts to Combat Wildlife Crime

Measuring Efforts to Combat Wildlife Crime: A Toolkit for Improving Action and Accountability

  August 25, 2016

Developed for any organization concerned with poaching and illegal wildlife trade, USAID’s Combating Wildlife Crime toolkit recommends indicators for monitoring progress and effectiveness of 10 major strategic approaches for combating wildlife crime. A situation model and theory of change diagrams are included, both as tools used to identify where monitoring is needed most, and as useful resources for host government, implementing partners and donors engaged in program design and proposal review. This Toolkit is a deliverable of the Measuring Impact project.

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Nevada Conservation Credit System

  July 28, 2016

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 the Nevada economy and way of life.

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USAID Measuring Impact

  June 27, 2016

Measuring Impact (MI) aims to increase USAID’s capacity to design, monitor, evaluate, and improve the impact of biodiversity conservation and natural resource management programs around the world.

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Nav Bhattarai

  September 29, 2021

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Lake Clarity Crediting Program For Lake Tahoe

  July 28, 2016

The Lake Clarity Crediting Program For Lake Tahoe, formally adopted in 2011, measures the total amount of key pollutants entering the lake from urban stormwater and sets load reduction targets that each city, county and highway maintenance agency must achieve.

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Lake Tahoe TMDL Management System Handbook

  August 24, 2016

Describes the adaptive management system implemented by the Lahontan Water Board and NDEP to guide successful implementation of the Lake Tahoe TMDL Program.

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Monarch Butterfly Habitat Exchange

  June 27, 2016

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 be use to evaluate habitat suitability, thus informing credit awards assigned to landowners.

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Conservation Credit System User's Guide

Nevada Conservation Credit System User’s Guide v1.1

  August 24, 2016

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 System.

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Colorado Delta Conservation Funding Framework

  July 20, 2016

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 Delta

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  April 18, 2022

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Pilot Project: Nevada Conservation Credit System

Nevada Conservation Credit System – Pilot Project

  August 24, 2016

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 test for the Nevada Conservation Credit System. This 2-Pager describes their experience.

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Central Valley Habitat Exchange

  August 22, 2016

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 produce measurable habitat benefits on their land

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Central Valley Habitat Exchange Factsheet

  August 24, 2016

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 learn more.

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Chetna Chandrasekaran

  November 22, 2017

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Megan Chery

  June 18, 2019

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Caroline Cook

  July 25, 2016

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Eleonore Durand

  June 26, 2020

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  January 11, 2022

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Kathleen Flower, Ph.D.

  September 27, 2017

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Regina Fong

  June 16, 2021

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Amy Gambrill

  July 25, 2016

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  July 20, 2021

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Nate Graham

  June 28, 2021

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Jacob Gray

  June 16, 2021

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  October 27, 2021

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Ryan Haik

  July 8, 2020

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  April 1, 2019

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Shelly Hicks

  July 25, 2016

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Takah Kapikinyu

  March 8, 2021

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Elma King

  June 14, 2019

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  April 5, 2022

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Kyia Leeper

  June 21, 2021

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  May 12, 2022

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Meegan March

  July 20, 2021

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Juan Carlos Martinez

  October 15, 2019

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  November 23, 2021

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Kamweti Mutu

  December 8, 2020

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Philip Owusu

  May 10, 2021

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  July 25, 2016

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  August 27, 2021

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  February 14, 2022

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  January 27, 2022

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Jessica Reilly

  September 14, 2020

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Katie Riley

  July 20, 2016

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  January 11, 2022

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  April 18, 2022

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Kelsey Schueler

  November 14, 2017

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  August 27, 2021

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Richard Spencer

  July 20, 2020

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  April 18, 2022

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  August 27, 2021

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Maria Witz

  September 16, 2020

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