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This report summarizes key accomplishments and lessons of five Eco-Logical grant recipients that attended a March 2012 peer exchange. The peer exchange aimed to better understand effective and replicable implementation strategies and document the next steps of the grant recipients' projects. The report also contains recommendations for the future of FHWA's Eco-Logical grant program.

Image from the cover of Evaluating Montana's ITEEM: Successes and Lessons for Eco-Logical document

This report evaluates an FHWA-led study of the ITEEM pilot to document an application of the Eco-Logical approach that could be replicated nationwide. The study report addresses how interagency coordination might be further improved and ways to continue the shift toward an ecosystem-based approach to infrastructure development and mitigation.

Cover image from the fourth edition (March 2013) of Eco-Logical Successes

These reports identify and explain Strategic environmental programs, projects, and efforts initiated by Eco-Logical signatory agencies that are directly related to or share the vision set forth in Eco-Logical.

  • March 2013: highlights the programs of three agencies—the Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration—that exemplify the Eco-Logical approach to infrastructure development.
  • September 2012: highlights the U.S. Forest Service's Open Space Conservation Strategy and the National Park Service's Inventory and Monitoring Program.
  • January 2012: highlights Bureau of Land Management's Landscape Approach and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Strategic Habitat Conservation Framework and Landscape Conservation Cooperatives.
  • January 2011: introduces each Eco-Logical signatory efforts associated with Eco-Logical.
Travis County, TX Greenprint map from the GIS Applications in Eco-Logical Grant Projects - Peer Exchange Summary Report

This report discusses information-sharing at an August 2009 peer exchange, which allowed participants to learn about the various GIS activities implemented with support from the first year of the Eco-Logical grant program.

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