Aquatic Resources Conservation Group

Aquatic Resources Conservation Group

The Aquatic Resources Conservation Group is a federally recognized, Washington State registered, 501(c)(3) non-profit public interest consulting firm. For more than two decades, it has been dedicated to the use of science, economics, law and policy to maintain healthy, diverse and plentiful aquatic ecosystems. With offices in Seattle and Port Townsend, WA and Melaque, Mexico, the Group provides research, position papers, draft legislation and planning advice to further governance processes that assure better conservation.

Company details

Olympic Peninsula Office, 1233 Van Ness , Post Townsend , Washington 98368 USA

Locations Served

Business Type:
Consulting firm
Industry Type:
Agriculture - Aquaculture
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)

The Aquatic Resources Conservation Group is a federally recognized, Washington State registered, 501(c)(3) non-profit public interest consulting firm. For more than two decades, it has been dedicated to the use of science, economics, law and policy to maintain healthy, diverse and plentiful aquatic ecosystems. With offices in Seattle and Port Townsend, WA and Melaque, Mexico, the Group provides research, position papers, draft legislation and planning advice to further governance processes that assure better conservation. Representative projects, past and present, are summarized in the links to the right.

History
ARC began in Oxford, Mississippi in 1982, while its founder was a Research Associate Professor at the University of Mississippi School of Law. Since 1986, it has been domiciled in Washington State. In 1990 it was the joint founder of Fundacion TUVA, a Costa Rican conservation organization. In addition to its Washington locations, it has staff resident in an office in San Patricio-Melaque, Jalisco State, Mexico. At the end of 2005, ARC and the University of Guadalajara established the first municipal eco-sanitation utility in Mexico, AproSanidad Melaque, located in that Pacific coastal town.