Habitat Banking describes the concept where new habitat is created or old habitat is restored to compensate for the future loss of habitat from unavoidable impacts (thus “banking” compensation habitat for a time when it is needed). We are actively involved in a number of habitat banking projects on the B.C. coast. We offer expertise in the areas of:
Any type of habitat may be eligible for habitat banking, with most banking projects involving:
Habitat banking efforts are generally focused toward addressing the limiting factors in an ecosystem with all final project designs approved by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) prior to implementation.
Habitat banking offers:
Our software development team recently unveiled the Tracking Software which provides proponents, habitat banking managers and DFO with any-time access to a central database housing all banking related documentation and transaction records. Through secure, online log-in credentials users are able to access such information as current account status details, account balances, monitoring reports and e-mail history.
For more information or to discuss specific project requirements, please contact us.