The National Mitigation & Ecosystem Banking Conference (NMEBC) brings members together to advance and protect the environment in a financially sustainable way. This year’s conference is scheduled for May 8-11 in Louisville, Kentucky. Stream + Wetlands’ President Vince Messerly will be serving as the moderator for Session 6 of the conference on Thursday, May 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. The session, titled “The Farmer, Rancher & Banking” will include the following topics and speakers:
NRCS Wetland Mitigation Banking Program Current Status, Lessons Learned
Shaun T. Vickers, National Wetland Mitigation Specialist, Natural Resources Conservation Service, USDA, Lincoln, Neb.
Middle-Platte Rainwater Basin Agricultural Mitigation Bank: One Year Later
Karen Caddis, Conservation Planner, Westervelt Ecological Services, Centennial, Colo.
How Mitigation Banking Became the Lifeblood of Our Farm
Drausin F. Wulsin, Manager, Red Stone Farm, LLC, Hillsboro, OH and Jacob Bartley, Owner, Plum Hill Ecological Services, LLC, Covington, Ky.
For more information, visit the NMEBC website.