Former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue says he’s opening his own mitigation bank as part of the state’s plan to make itself "drought proof", and a new wetland bank has been proposed for Clark County, Washington. Here’s a quick summary of the latest news from the worlds of species and wetland mitigation banking.
Former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue says he’s opening his own mitigation bank as part of the state’s plan to make itself “drought proof”, and a new wetland bank has been proposed for Clark County, Washington. Here’s a quick summary of the latest news from the worlds of species and wetland mitigation banking.
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