Jessica WilkinsonJessica Wilkinson is a Senior Science and Policy Analyst at the Environmental Law Institute in Washington, DC. As director of ELI’s Wetlands Program, she oversees the Institute’s program of wetlands research. She was the lead author of several of ELI’s wetlands publications, including Banks and Fees: The Status of Off-Site Wetland Mitigation in the United States (2002) and The Status and Character of In-Lieu Fee Mitigation in the United States (2006). Since 2000, she has conducted research in support of the development of national policies to improve federal compensatory mitigation and has facilitated numerous national policy dialogues with a diverse range of stakeholders.