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Pricing of Watershed Services for Compensatory Mitigation

In a previous post background, options, and general pricing of mitigation areas for watershed services was examined for forest landowners. However, the pricing issue is a tough one, with little basis and being dependent on site-specific variables and markets. Therefore, it deserves a closer look. Here are some potential pricing scenarios and valuations for landowners […]

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Compensatory Mitigation and Forest Landowners

Due to recent revisions of the Clean Water Act (CWA), demand in some areas are high for compensatory mitigation sites, which could offer real benefits for forest landowners. These policy changes by the Army Corps of Engineers (the Corps) require mitigation sites have long-term protection, are within the same watershed as the disturbance, and generally […]

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