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Wetland Mitigation Banking: A Ranching Alternative

Fay Ranches’ broker, Ren Martyn, was featured on Realtor’s Land Institute (RLI) where he spoke on wetland mitigation banking.

Wetland mitigation banking is a ranching alternative in today’s ag economy and land stewardship martyn alc wetland mitigation banking

Wetland mitigation banking provides enhancement, restoration, creation, and/or preservation of habitat-scale wetlands in order to offset unavoidable wetland impacts under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act.

Wetland Mitigation Banks that preserve and enhance large-scale aquatic ecosystems are the most viable option and solution for unavoidable wetland impacts permitted under the Clean Water Act.

Across the nation, Wetland Mitigation Banks are a win for the environment, the development community, and Federal and State regulators.

In 2003, Ren developed and permitted Finger Rock Preserve,, an Army Corps of Engineers and EPA wetland mitigation bank serving Northwest Colorado

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Joette Schalla Speaks on Solar Leasing on LandGate

Brooke Goodings and Fay Ranches broker Joette Schalla discussed evaluating properties for landowners to help them determine the potential for solar development. They dug into the process of presenting potential development sites to renewable energy developers. They touched on the phases of the solar leasing process and the best practices for negotiating a deal that […]

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Never Stop Learning: Improve Your Fly Fishing Skills

I grew up in Dillon, Montana, home of cattle, elk, and trout. I am not new to fly angling. My grandparents owned a fish hatchery in Northwest Montana, and I spent many summer days first throwing a Panther Martin and, later, “graduating” to a dry fly. Since then, I have enjoyed throwing flies to trout […]