A Powerful Platform for Meaningful & Sustainable Collaboration in Environmental Mitigation & Markets
The National Mitigation & Ecosystem Banking Conference (NMEBC) is all about investing in the environment. NMEBC is the first and only of its kind to bring members of the environmental community together to advance and protect the environment in a financially sustainable way. Private investment and public/private alliances are leading the way towards an improved environment and streamlined permitting for important infrastructure projects.
Established in 1997, this is conference is a “must attend” for those involved in this industry, drawing attendees who are key decision makers and leaders from business, government (local, state and federal), nonprofits, and universities — further broken down by regulators, users/buyers of credits, bankers, investors, suppliers, attorneys, engineers, real estate developers, planners, consultants, landowners and interested observers.
Who Should Attend?
NMEBC is open to anyone currently working or interested in the ecosystem services, mitigation banking, compensatory mitigation and overall environmental market industry. We bring together individuals from a range of organizations, professional backgrounds and knowledge levels to share successes and failures, policy, practices and most importantly, knowledge. Dialogue between bankers, regulators, customers/users, environmentalists is a primary focus of this annual event.
Common industries and professions in attendance include:
- Federal, State, Local officials, planners and regulators
- Wetland, conservation, and stream mitigation bankers
- Tribal entities
- Engineers, scientists, attorneys
- Land trusts and conservancies
- Energy and Utility companies
- Realtors, Developers, Appraisers
- Landowners, Farmers
- Environmental Organizations
- Consultants and suppliers to the restoration industry
- Transportation – highways, railroads, ports, others
- Municipalities & more!
More About the Conference
The National Mitigation & Ecosystem Banking Conference was founded in 1997 with a diverse steering committee of leaders in regulatory, banking and environmental community, and is produced by JT&A, Inc.
Independent and balanced, NMEBC is well known for bringing together key stakeholders to explore policy and practice, share successes and failures, and learn about trends, science and emerging markets. Learn about JT&A.
Conference Format and Activities
NMEBC attracts a diverse audience bringing different perspectives on policy, practice & science – and successfully facilitates a variety of opportunities for dialogue and learning – further helping participants make new connections and build on existing ones.
- Business instructionals and demos
- Workshops, field trips and discussions
- Forums designed for specific sectors of the industry
- Poster Presentations (onsite and/or online)
- Luncheon Session, Breakfast Roundtable Session
- Exhibits are the place for the Welcome Reception, Continental Breakfasts & Breaks
- Offsite events
To learn more about each activity, visit our Participate page.
National Association of Home Builders
Natural Resources Conservation Service, USDA
National Environmental Banking Association
Craig Denisoff Consulting
Office of Environmental Markets, USDA
Westervelt Ecological Services
Catherine (Tommie) Herbert
U.S. Forest Service
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Restoration Systems LLC
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Resource Environmental Solutions, LLC (RES)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Bureau of Land Management
The Conservation Fund
The Wetlandsbank™ Company, LLC
Federal Highway Administration
NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service
Ecosystem Investment Partners
Regional Advisory Council
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District (MN)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District (WI)
MN Department of Natural Resources
MN Board of Water and Soil Resources
Kerry Ann Weaver
U.S. EPA Region 5