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In-Lieu Fee Mitigation Resources

ELI is a leader in research and capacity building in the area of in-lieu fee mitigation. This page contains resources from past ELI reports, webinars, and workshops on in-lieu fee mitigation. Check back for updates on upcoming webinars and reports. Click here to return to the Wetland's Program homepage.






   In 2009, ELI developed model language that could be incorporated into in-lieu fee program instruments being established by state agencies and nonprofit organizations. Download report here.


ILF Report July 2019


In 2019, ELI published a report outlining the range of practice in ILF mitigation and describing innovative approaches across the country. Download report here. 


In 2021, ELI developed a series of comprehensive guides on the most challenging components of ILF program implementation that we identified through extensive research and interviews with operating ILF programs. Downloads available soon



2015-2016 In-Lieu Fee Mitigation Training Webinar Series

 Click for the list of 2015-2016 webinars.

 Click for the list of 2013-2014 webinars.




 ELI co-hosted an ILF workshop with The Nature Conservancy at the 2017 National Mitigation and Ecosystem Banking Conference.
 Click to view workshop documents.

In-Lieu Fee Mitigation Workshop (July 13-14, 2016)

 ELI hosted a two-day ILF workshop in West St. Paul, MN.
 Click to watch videos of each session and view PowerPoint presentations.



Other Resources:

Examples of Program Instruments