The 330-acre Lower Devil’s Swamp Mitigation Bank is a new wetland mitigation bank approved by USACE Mobile District Mitigation Banking in 2013. The bank has the following mitigation credit types available:

  • Pine savanna
  • Bottomland hardwood forest

Work completed by Cypress at this bank includes the following:

  • Jurisdictional wetland delineation
  • Threatened / endangered species study
  • Habitat mapping & characterization
  • Ecological function assessments
  • Development of restoration success criteria & monitoring plan
  • Baseline ecological site profile
  • Restoration work plan and budget

These studies were developed and used by Cypress to complete the Mitigation Bank Prospectus and Mitigation Bank Instrument for the site.