This time lapse video follows the construction of the turnkey mitigation site from early dirt moving to the introduction of water to the habitat. We will continue to track the development of the site so stay tuned for a follow-up video in a future newsletter publication.
The turnkey site is a subset of the larger 215-acre property, owned and managed by Westervelt Ecological Services. The remaining 160-acre portion of the property is in the process of being approved as Colusa Basin Mitigation Bank. Once approved, the Bank will provide Giant Garter Snake credits to offset impacts regulated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and California Department of Fish and Wildlife and Wetlands (404) Creation Credits to offset impacts to jurisdictional wetlands regulated by the U.S. Army Core of Engineers.