VDACS Our certified Nutrient Management Planner was contracted by the Virginia Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services to write urban nutrient management plans for all the Department’s facilities within the Commonwealth of Virginia. Their offices range from as far southwest to Wytheville and as far east to Melfa on the Eastern Shore. Project activities [...]
Wytheville Stream Assessment Ecosystem Services partnered with Gay and Neel, Inc. to perform a restoration assessment of approximately 14,820 linear feet of Cedar Run in Wytheville, VA. The assessment included an existing conditions analysis, prioritization of restoration opportunities, a restoration alternatives analysis, and a discussion of potential funding opportunities. Cedar Run is a perennial [...]
Chesterfield County Rain Gardens As part of Chesterfield County Environmental Engineering department’s educational outreach, a series of public rain garden demonstration projects and workshops were conducted. Ecosystem Services provided design services for five rain gardens including the Clover Hill, Enon, Midlothian, and LaPrade libraries and also one at Pocahontas State Park. These projects were [...]
Soil & Water Conservation District BANCS Training Environmental professionals and state agencies constantly have to train to keep up with the rapidly evolving disciplines that govern our work. Ecosystem Services was asked to prepare a workshop for the Virginia Soil & Water Conservation District’s annual training session. The topic was how to assess eroding [...]
Moores Creek Stream Assessment Ecosystem Services was contracted to perform a stream restoration assessment of approximately 4.5 miles of Moores Creek in Charlottesville, VA. The assessment included an existing conditions analysis, prioritization of restoration opportunities, a restoration alternatives analysis, and a discussion of potential funding opportunities. A conceptual restoration plan was also prepared for [...]
Ecosystem Services has collaborated with HHHunt and Roanoke County to develop the first stream restoration project funded through a public private partnership. The proposed project consists of restoring approximately 1,250 linear feet of Murray Run adjacent to the Pebble Creek Apartments in Roanoke County, Virginia ...
Blue Leaf The Town of Christiansburg contracted us to develop restoration plans for a degraded urban stream system. This creek is a tributary of Crab Creek and other sections have previously been restored downstream. Now efforts are directed to the most upstream extent of the creek. The highly urbanized drainage area, steep gradient, and [...]
Maury River Ecosystem Services, LLC was contracted to provide restoration engineering and assessment for the Maury River in Rockbridge County, Virginia. This project was a partnership with a local landowner, DGIF, and a stream restoration designer. This project was the largest ever undertaken by DGIF and was made possible through a multi-disciplinary team that [...]