Long-term stewardship arises when a parcel of real property is purchased or otherwise set aside in perpetuity for conservation purposes. Typically, a funding mechanism is established to provide ongoing payment for a defined set of land management or “stewardship” activities on the site, also in perpetuity. Long-term stewardship includes all activities necessary to reliably prevent degradation of environmental conditions following completion of site work and conservation. Long-term stewardship activities include inspection, maintenance, information management and distribution and public awareness.
We design, construct, and maintain property planning services to help maximize wildlife and aquatic habitat.
We can help:
Through our Landowner Land Management Program, we partner with private and public landowners to restore sensitive areas and improve conservation value on their land using funding from sources such as environmental credit markets and natural resource conservation programs. Often these projects can be completed on otherwise unusable or fallow ground, wet areas that cannot be easily farmed or developed, portions of a property that cannot otherwise be accessed or utilized, stream valleys, floodplains, or any other areas that the landowner simply no longer wants to mow or maintain. In some cases, we can partner with the United States Army Corp of Engineers to incorporate mitigation banking credits, which can be sold for revenue to fund other projects.
Depending on the characteristics of each property, a TBGLT restoration project may include: