Eco-Logical Report & Advanced Mitigation
This report describes a landscape-scale, ecosystem approach for planning and developing infrastructure projects that:
Bring together resources, infrastructure, and regulatory agencies to form strong partnerships.
Incorporate natural resource and infrastructure data for use in mitigation, conservation, and planning
Allow agencies to establish joint priorities.
The Eco-Logical approach lays the ground work for agencies, government institutions, and organizations to cooperate and work in conjunction to develop an integrated Eco-Logical framework. This framework results in a systematic 8-step process for national resource identification, avoidance, minimization, and mitigation.
What is Advanced Mitigation?
A relatively new term brought about by the Federal Highway Administration, ‘Advance Mitigation’ refers to the practice of determining major possible environmental impacts early in the planning process in order to figure out the best possible plan of action for where and how to proceed with the project.