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Trout Headwaters, Inc. has pioneered big data systems for industry and private users enabling comprehensive analysis of various environmental data sets across a broad range of ecosystem services and markets.  Leveraging the capability to relate many, many, layers of complex data will continue to provide unique insights for our firm and our customers. Get your […]

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The Raleigh News Observer http://www.newsobserver.com/  notes a recent round of layoffs in the state’s Ecosystem Enhancement Program (NCEEP) resulting from legislative changes leveled in 2011 intended to fix the failing program.  Read Story via http://www.newsobserver.com/2014/03/14/3703089/denr-cuts-jobs-in-wetlands-restoration.html While concern lingers regarding private mitigation banking efforts currently underway within the state, the expensive, spectacular failures of NCEEP point out […]

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The United States Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District Wyoming Regulatory Office has approved the first Wyoming Stream Mitigation Procedure (WSMP) for the state. The WSMP establishes a method for calculating compensatory mitigation debits and credits that will provide predictability and consistency.   Such a procedure is necessary for allowing the development of mitigation banks in […]

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The Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS), in a position paper on the organization’s website, formally supports wetland mitigation banking to improve mitigation success and contribute to the goal of no net loss of wetlands. For more than a century, the U.S. has been losing wetlands at an alarming rate. When wetlands are impacted by development, […]

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from the National Mitigation Banking Association (NMBA) blog“There are many places where the ground is literally covered, and the whole heavens completely blackened, with innumerable flocks of countless numbers of geese, ducks, brants, cranes, and all the various noisy tribes, of all the feathered creation.”  - Lansford W. Hastings in The 1845 Pioneers Guide for […]

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The EcoBlu Analyst  is a new tool developed by Trout Headwaters, Inc. that provides project managers, investors, non-profits and government with the power of big data in a secure, low-cost and customizable interface.  First deployed for use by the National Mitigation Banking Association NMBA Mitigation Analyst Announcement, the product easily transforms hundreds of thousands of lines of raw data into useable information.  […]

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Making Sense of Big Data

THI Teams with Socrata to Develop Mitigation Analyst Trout Headwaters, Inc. and cloud software company Socrata, have designed and built a new data analyzer for the National Mitigation Banking Association (NMBA) that is reliable, fast, and wholly interactive. Mitigation Analyst (mitigationanalyst.org) is a new website available exclusively to NMBA members that takes hundreds of thousands […]

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The Debutante, Larry and the Cynic

by Jemma Penelope Reposted with permission from Jemma Penelope, writer, researcher and scientist.  Her blog is titled Miss JP Moves Things.  First-time attendee’s of the NMBA annual conference come to learn about mitigation and conservation banking – it’s been said the three days are like taking a drink from a fire-hydrant. They come back in […]

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The cleanup of the Bronx River helped blunt the impact of Hurricane Sandy write JOSÉ SERRANO AND JOHN F. CALVELLI in Crain’s (http://www.crainsnewyork.com) The tristate area is only beginning to recover from the destruction wrought by Hurricane Sandy.  As we assess the damage and how we prepare for a future storm, it is worth noting […]

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The Chesapeake Bay Foundation and the Choose Clean Water Coalition (which is comprised of 225 environmental organizations throughout the entire Chesapeake Bay watershed) felt that they had consensus on the use of nutrient trading as a viable tool to help meet the nutrient and sediment runoff goals as outlined by the U.S. EPA’s bay wide […]

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