Who We Are

GERA is a collaboration of mitigation bankers, environmental consultants, engineers, contractors, conservation non-profits, and other professionals that are active in and committed to an ecosystem restoration marketplace in Georgia.

The association seeks to promote:

(I) high quality ecosystem restoration through regulatory compliance, scientific principles, and professional standards and practices

(II) a commercial mitigation banking sector that is both environmentally focused and financially viable

(III) collaboration among stakeholders from all sectors working to restore and protect Georgia’s natural resources on a watershed scale

(IV) positive communication channels with local, state and Federal agencies whose policies and decisions affect ecosystem health

(V) advancing local, State, and Federal legislation that is consistent with and critical to achieving these goals