Because It's Worth It
Vance Russell and Jeff Odefey of American Rivers developed this community-based guide to help municipalities navigate through the steps necessary to consider non-traditional funding and financing options. Supported by Yuba Water Agency and CA DWR.
Finding the Arrowhead
The Collaborative Finance Roadmap
Collaborative finance tools, such as environmental impact bonds or revolving loan funds, are increasingly being suggested in the environmental conservation sector to increase the funding available for project implementation. Supported by Yuba Water Agency and CA DWR.
Good Fire vs. Bad Fire
Is it possible to have good fires?
Following several years of the largest and most severe wildfires throughout the Western United States, Vance Russell and Eric Holst explain why it is necessary to distinguish between good fire and bad fire. Link to article coming soon.
What Does Measuring Conservation Outcomes Mean?
Steps to quantifying success
In the conservation world, we do sometimes conduct business without checking the books. We make the assumption that if we plant trees, or get volunteers out in nature or improve the geomorphology of a stream, those activities will immediately lead to good things.