Broxton Rocks Mitigation Bank (Broxton Rocks) is approximately 1,591 acres on the southeastern bank of the Ocmulgee River. It is located contiguous with the Horse Creek Wildlife Management Area to the north, and the Broxton Rocks Preserve to the south. The geology of this region is unique to South Georgia. The Bank lies near a 4- mile long sandstone outcropping of the Altamaha Grit, which is approximately 15,000 square miles of sandstone beneath Georgia’s Coastal Plain. The bank site is comprised of seepage streams, associated hardwood wetland forest floodplain, and forested upland and wetland riparian buffers.
|Description||Approximately 1,591 acres on the southeastern bank of the Ocmulgee River|
|Type of Credits Available||Potential credit type(s) offered: 'Forested Freshwater', 'Forested Saltwater', 'Herbaceous Freshwater/Brackish' and 'Herbaceous Saltwater'. Credits derived from targets described as freshwater marsh, brackish marsh, saltwater marsh, hydric pine flatwoods, and mangrove swamp. FNAI- Freshwater Marsh, Wet Flatwoods, Salt Marsh, and mangrove Swamp; FLUCCS 641, 625, 642, and 6120. Communities are principally coastal and fire-adapted.|
|Federal Credit Availability||Click here.|
|State Credit Availability||Click here.|
|Point of Contact||Desmond Duke
The bank offers:
- Wetland Mitigation Credits
- Stream Mitigation Credits
Broxton Rocks provides compensatory mitigation for projects with impacts to jurisdictional wetlands, streams or other open waters as per Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, permitted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE). The types of mitigation relative to Broxton Rocks are as follows:
- Wetland Enhancement Wetland Preservation
- Stream Channel Restoration By Structure Removal Streambank Stabilization
- Riparian Restoration Riparian Preservation
The Wetlandsbank Company (TWC), a nationally recognized team, is responsible for the marketing and selling of the credits for Broxton Rocks. As one of the leading mitigation bankers in the country, the TWC team significantly increases the probability of a fast, hassle-free mitigation transfer procedure with less cost and “red tape.” Permit applicants with projects that have wetland or stream impacts have the opportunity to embrace the advantages of purchasing credits from this bank and thereby transferring their project’s mitigation obligations to Broxton Rocks and benefiting by:
- Providing one fixed predetermined fee with no cost overruns. Prevent tying up assets.
- Optimizing the full potential of the proposed site. Reducing permitting time.
- Providing regulatory certainty with no hidden surprises. Streamline the development process.
- Enhance project value.
- Work with a team who understands your concerns. Contribute to significant environmental enhancement.