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Wildlands Opens Solano County Mitigation Bank

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February 06, 2007 06:25 PM Eastern Time
Wildlands Opens Solano Mitigation Bank

ROCKLIN, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wildlands, Inc. is proud to announce the opening of their latest mitigation bank in Solano County. The 627-acre North Suisun Mitigation Bank is dedicated to mitigation of habitat impacts to endangered vernal pool species as well as the endangered California Tiger Salamander. The bank serves portions of a 12-county area including Solano, San Joaquin, Contra Costa, Napa, Yolo, Colusa, Sutter, Yuba, Placer, El Dorado and Sacramento.

“The North Suisun Mitigation Bank provides much needed habitat to mitigate the impacts of numerous development projects along the Interstate 80 corridor,” says Sandy Person, Vice-President, Solano County Economic Development Corporation.

Bank credits are purchased by the public and private development communities to fulfill permit obligations of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, United States Fish & Wildlife Service and California Department of Fish and Game.

Specific credits available include vernal pool creation, vernal pool preservation, California Tiger Salamander breeding pond, and California Tiger Salamander upland (estivation). The bank area also protects habitat for Heckard’s Peppergrass, Alkali Milk-Vetch, Brittlescale and Carquinez Goldenbush.

For more information about the North Suisun Mitigation Bank, please contact Julie Maddox at (916) 435-3555.

Wildlands, Inc., a private mitigation and conservation banking firm based in Rocklin, CA, has been in business since 1991. With mitigation and conservation projects throughout California and Washington state, Wildlands, Inc. has preserved and protected over 20,000 acres of habitat; offering mitigation and conservation credits to public and private developers.

Wildlands, Inc.
Julie Maddox, 916-435-3555

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