PRESS RELEASE WLS CEO Moderator & Expert Panelist at 2018 NMEBC Conference

Tuesday, May 1, 2018



Raleigh, North Carolina, USA (May 1, 2018) – Water & Land Solutions, LLC (WLS) CEO & Co-Founder, Adam V. McIntyre, will moderate a comparative Workshop on day two of the National Mitigation & Ecosystem Banking Conference (NMEBC) being held in Louisville, KY on May 7 – May 11, 2018.  Later in the week, Adam will also participate in an expert Panel Discussion under the “10 Years of the Rule” Session 4 moniker.  Adam will specifically focus on “Comparing Intent of Rule to Implementation” during the panel discussions, which will also include representatives from state and federal regulatory agencies as well as industry scientists from across the U.S.  The Workshop, “The PRM vs. ILF vs. Mitigation Banking”, will compare the various types of mitigation program options available across multiple USACE Districts and the pros and cons within each individual district.  This Panel will feature some of the industry’s most influential and knowledgeable practitioners.  “The PRM vs. ILF vs. Mitigation Banking” Workshop will be held on Tuesday, May 8th at 4:30pm, while the “10 Years of the Rule” Panel will be held on Thursday, May 10th at 8:30am.

Established in 1997, NMEBC is the first and only of its kind to bring members of the environmental community together to advance and protect the environment in a financially sustainable way. Private investment and public/private alliances are leading the way towards improving the environment and streamlining permit approvals for important infrastructure projects.  This conference is a “must attend” for those involved in this industry, drawing attendees who are key decision makers and leaders from business, government (local, state and federal), nonprofits, and universities — further broken down by regulators, users/buyers of credits, bankers, investors, suppliers, attorneys, engineers, real estate developers, planners, consultants, landowners and interested observers.  “Carlene is one of the most well-known and well-respected leaders of the Mitigation Industry” said Adam, of Carlene Bahler the President of JT&A which produces the NMEBC annual conference.  Adam goes on to say that, “She [Carlene] and her conference have been a major catalyst for the improvements and sweeping changes we have seen in our industry over the past two decades.  It’s an absolute honor to present at her [JT&A] conference, especially about something I am so passionate about.  Given the political changes in our country the past few years, this opportunity provides the chance to really dig in and see how policy, process and change have shaped our industry”.

About WLS:
Water & Land Solutions (WLS) is a hybrid mitigation solutions and ecosystem restoration firm that incorporates expertise in compensatory mitigation, market analysis, environmental consulting, land management, and regulatory permitting. Our mitigation banking experience and specialized expertise ensures that investors and stakeholders will maximize credit yields and profits while complying with current environmental regulations. At WLS, our philosophy and guiding principles seek to maximize the financial and ecological value for each project. We employ the latest advancements in natural sciences, engineering, and construction practices to implement successful restoration projects.

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