Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) and the World Resources Institute (WRI) will host the first annual Ecosystem Services on Corporate Lands conference. Representatives of government, industry, conservation, and community groups will host panel discussions and workshops. These will explore how companies can reduce their costs, generate new revenue, and improve their reputation by managing ecosystems on lands they own. Other areas of discussion will include ecosystem services markets - such as water quality trading - that companies can take part in and regulatory information on habitat management.
Thursday, June 11, 2009
8:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Friday, June 12, 2009
8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Crowne Plaza Hotel
8777 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20910
(Red line to Silver Spring Metro Stop)
Lafarge North America, U.S. Department of Agriculture, World Business Council for Sustainable Development, Constellation Energy, Business and Biodiversity Offsets Program, Ducks Unlimited, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Environmental Banc & Exchange, Exxon Mobil, Rio Tinto, ENTRIX Inc., NOAA, BP, Virginia Department of Forestry, US Forest Service, Defenders of Wildlife, Kinder Morgan, Inc.
Jessica Forres, WRI media officer, +1(202) 729-7736, email@example.com
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