Saturday, June 17, 2006
Wetlands mitigation banking
Mark M. Hancock / © The Beaumont Enterprise
A Canada goose spreads its wings on a water hazard at DuPont's private employee recreational golf facility in West Orange on Wednesday, April 5, 2006. On March 30, 2006 Interior Secretary Gale Norton announced the definition of wetlands now includes artificially created ponds, such as golf course water hazards and farm impoundments as part of the wetlands mitigation banking concept.