What is a Mitigation Bank?

Mitigation banking is the preservation, enhancement, restoration or creation (PERC) of a wetland, stream, or habitat conservation area which offsets, or compensates for adverse impacts to similar nearby ecosystems as a result of a proposed activity or project.

The below links will provide you with references to EPA laws and regulations pertaining to wetland mitigation as well as to articles pertaining to wetland mitigation.

If you should have further questions please feel free to contact us.

Link to: EPA Compensatory Mitigation Website

Link to: EPA Wetlands Facts

Link to: Forbes Magazine Article on the Benefits of Wetlands Mitigation