Saw Mill Creek Restoration & Mitigation Banking System – Staten Island, New York
Saw Mill Creek Restoration & Mitigation Banking System
Client: New York City Economic Development Corporation
Laland Baptiste managed the planning, pre-construction, and construction start-up for the Mitigation and Restoration Strategies for Habitat and Ecological Sustainability (MARSHES) Program, which was designed to restore a 68-acre wetland in Saw Mill Creek. This program also developed a first-of-its-kind in New York State Mitigation Bank system to facilitate and streamline the regulatory process associated with building in or near regulated wetlands.