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The Next Generation of Mitigation: Linking Current and Future Mitigation Programs with State Wildlife Action Plans and Other State and Regional Plans

Authors: 

Jessica B. Wilkinson, James M. McElfish, Jr., and Rebecca Kihslinger, Environmental Law Institute; Robert Bendick and Bruce A. McKenney, The Nature Conservancy

Date Released: 

August 2009
The Next Generation of Mitigation: Linking Current and Future Mitigation Program

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This white paper, prepared by ELI and The Nature Conservancy, suggests that a more comprehensive approach to environmental mitigation by Federal agencies will result in improved conservation and economic outcomes. “The Next Generation of Mitigation” seeks to define and describe a new approach to the use of mitigation that would support significant, landscape-scale conservation results, while accommodating energy and infrastructure investments in the coming decades.

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