Pollination

Green Real Estate Pro Forma Investment Modeling Tool

The Economics of Change: Catalyzing the Investment Shift Toward a Restorative Built Environment provides effective alternatives to the current financial model and policy framework that drive investment decisions in real estate.

Nature’s Value in the Skykomish Watershed: A Rapid Ecosystem Service Valuation

Title: Nature’s Value in the Skykomish Watershed: A Rapid Ecosystem Service Valuation

Release Date: December 2011

Leading organization: Earth Economics

Length: 48 pages

Geographic focus: Skykomish Watershed (Washington)

 

Location

Skykomish Watershed
United States
47° 45' 19.1844" N, 121° 25' 39.954" W

Ecosystem Services, Land Use and Natural Infrastructure

A group for discussing how to address ecosystem services in local land use and infrastructure plans.

The purpose of this group is to investigate the challenges and opportunities associated with conserving ecosystem services within the context of Oregon's land use and infrastructure planning. Initially, information will be collected and compiled on this site, based on interviews with planners, local officials, and other experts.  Listening sessions will be held in several rural communities, to enhance understanding of unique circumstances and potential opportunities.

Ecosystem Services Review for Impact Assessment: a new methodology to address ecosystem services in impact assessment

The Ecosystem Services Review for Impact Assessment (ESR for IA) is a structured methodology to help environmental and social practitioners address ecosystem services throughout the impact assessment process. More specifically, the ESR for IA provides practitioners with:

Ecosystem Services Review for Impact Assessment: a new methodology to address ecosystem services in impact assessment

The Ecosystem Services Review for Impact Assessment (ESR for IA) is a structured methodology to help environmental and social practitioners address ecosystem services throughout the impact assessment process. More specifically, the ESR for IA provides practitioners with:

Year started: 
2010
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The Puyallup River Watershed: An Ecological Economic Characterization

Abstract:

This document presents an ecological economic characterization of the Puyallup River Watershed, located in Washington State, USA. The primary goal of such a characterization is to understand nature and the human economy as a single system. Identifying and valuing nature’s contribution to the economy enables better decisions that improve local and regional quality of life. The study introduces the watershed, geography and other relevant features.

Year started: 
2011
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Call for Presentations - Biodiversity Without Boundaries 2012

Biodiversity Without Boundaries 2012 presentation submission deadline now extended until November 30, 2011. Learn more about the conference at http://connect.natureserve.org/BWB2012 and go to the Call for Presentations page ( http://connect.natureserve.org/BWB2012/Call4Presentations) to submit your proposal now. Featured topics on the conference agenda include Ecosystem Services.

Event details
Date: 
Tuesday, 29 November, 2011 - 21:00
Location: 
Portland, OR
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