The Upper Scioto Umbrella Mitigation Banking Instrument (UMBI) consists of a portfolio of mitigation bank sites and is used for tracking no-net loss of wetland acreage within the watershed.
The 182.5- acre Whetstone Highlands Wetlands Mitigation Bank is the first project to be approved under the Upper Scioto UMBI.
Service Area: Upper Scioto 8-digit HUC (05060001)
Credits currently available at Whetstone Highlands: 0.1
Hellbranch Run-Phase 2 (HBR-P2) Wetland Mitigation Bank is the second mitigation bank approved under the S+W Foundation Upper Scioto UMBI. The 67.6 acre HBR-P2 site is located in the Upper Scioto watershed (HUC 05060001), Prairie Township, Franklin County, Ohio.
Credits currently available at Whetstone Highlands: 0.6
“Leadership teams of building associations wear many hats. For this reason, we are so grateful to have the expertise of resources like Vince Messerly and the Stream + Wetlands Foundation to help us navigate ever-changing mitigation regulations. The knowledgeable and dedicated staff at S+W provides a great service to our industry and our members. If you need mitigation assistance, I highly recommend you contact Vince and his team!”
Building Industry Association of Stark & East Central Ohio