Georgia Low Impact Solar Siting Tool (LISST) with Amy Gutierrez, The Nature Conservancy

Posted by Ecobot on Sep 6, 2023 10:41:06 AM

As the Climate and Lands Coordinator at The Nature Conservancy (TNC), Amy Gutierrez focuses on climate and stewardship issues in the state of Georgia. She believes that a rapid transition to clean energy could lessen the effects of climate change and protect critical biodiversity. But what about when the transition itself poses a threat to biodiversity? It doesn’t have to—and that’s where the Low Impact Solar Siting Tool comes in. At TNC, says Gutierrez, “we’re looking for win-win scenarios.” 

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Topics: Technology, environmental permitting, Article, Biodiversity, Ecobite

Making impactful environmental decisions, with EPIC's Jessie Mahr

Posted by Ecobot on May 3, 2023 9:00:00 AM

Jessie Mahr, Director of Technology at Environmental Policy Innovation Center (EPIC), has dedicated her career to all things wetland. She believes better technology and better data are the keys to impactful environmental decision-making. 

 

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Topics: Technology, Policy, Video, Article, Biodiversity

Kelp Forest Monitoring & Remote Sensing

Posted by Ecobot on Apr 12, 2022 10:42:00 AM

The KelpRes project in Galway, Ireland gives a glimpse of the ecological importance of kelp forests.

This topic was covered in the 16th episode of Ecobot's webinar series, Convergence of Wetland Science and Technology. View recorded episodes here. 

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Topics: Technology, Article, Biodiversity, Convergence of Wetland Science and Technology

How USFWS's IPaC Streamlines Environmental Review and Permitting

Posted by Ecobot on Mar 8, 2022 10:22:00 AM

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s IPaC software makes environmental review and permitting more straightforward, efficient, and transparent than ever for the Service and users alike.

This topic was covered in the 14th episode of Ecobot's webinar series, Convergence of Wetland Science and Technology. View recorded episodes here. 

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Topics: Technology, environmental permitting, natural resources, Article, Biodiversity, Convergence of Wetland Science and Technology

Habitat Conservation Planning BMPs

Posted by Ecobot on Mar 3, 2022 8:53:00 AM

Experts from inside the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the environmental consulting world discuss Habitat Conservation Plans (HCP)–what they are, what factors to consider when creating an HCP, and best management practices for doing so.

This topic was covered in the 20th episode of Ecobot's webinar series, Convergence of Wetland Science and Technology. View recorded episodes here. 

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Topics: conservation, environmental permitting, Policy, Article, Resources, Biodiversity, Convergence of Wetland Science and Technology