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Ecosystem Market Conference in Portland – June 18 and 19

Next week, the Northwest Environmental Business Council and the American Forest Foundation will present a conference titled Ecosystem Markets, Making Them Work. Specific topics will include:

  • The role of ecosystem markets
  • The state of market development
  • The business opportunity
  • The international perspective
  • Policy issues in market design
  • Making regulatory markets work
  • Progress in developing market tools
  • Moving forward with voluntary markets
  • Case studies of actual projects, transactions & lessons learned

The featured speaker is Sally Collins, Director of the USDA Office of Ecosystem Services & Markets.

Information on the conference can also be found at the Willamette Partnership‘s website.

Thanks to the USGS for the use of this image.


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