Ecology seeks public comments for proposed Long Beach wetland mitigation bank

Long Beach Peninsula

OLYMPIA / November 19 – The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on a proposal to certify the establishment and operation of a privately owned, 76-acre wetland mitigation bank north of the city of Long Beach in Pacific County.  The public comment period for the proposed Long Beach Wetland Mitigation Bank is Friday, Nov. 16, through Monday Dec. 17, 2012. Long Beach Mitigation Bank of Longview, the company seeking to establish and operate the bank, will permanently protect the property through a conservation easement. The bank is…

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Validation workshop for the Guidelines for Inland Wetland Development in Sub Saharan

A validation workshop for the “Guidelines for Inland Wetland Development in Sub Saharan” was run over from 13-14 September 2012 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The workshop was attended by 23 participants drawn internationally from FAO, the Ramsar Convention, Ministries in charge of Agriculture and Environment, Wetlands Experts, and Wetlands International.

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