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Arey Farm

Arey Farm

Arey Farm Ecosystem Services was contracted to establish a nutrient credit offset bank in the Shenandoah/Potomac River watershed. This project is unique in that it was the first bank submitted to the Department of Environmental Quality that proposed to use stream restoration as a method for generating nutrient credits. The stream proposed for restoration [...]

Pristine Waters Nutrient Bank

Pristine Waters Nutrient Bank

Pristine Waters Nutrient Bank Ecosystem Services was contracted to establish a nutrient credit offset bank in the Rappahannock River watershed. Our services included an ecosystem services inventory of all biodiversity credits on the property, nutrient bank establishment, construction and planting design and oversight, as well as marketing and management of the credits. The Pristine [...]

Clinch and Powell Rivers

Clinch and Powell Rivers

Clinch and Powell Rivers Ecosystem Services was contracted by the Nature Conservancy of Virginia to delineate the Waters of the U.S. on recently purchased properties on the Clinch and Powell River in Washington and Lee Counties, respectively. These properties contain significant frontages on the Clinch and Powell Rivers, as well as endangered ecosystems endemic [...]

Mossy Creek

Mossy Creek

Mossy Creek Ecosystem Services is working with a landowner in Mt. Solon, Virginia to develop a stream mitigation bank on the famous angling destination of Mossy Creek.  This project will contribute to regional efforts to improve fish spawning habitat for native brook trout and will reduce instream erosion and provide riparian buffers streamside wetlands.  [...]

Midlothian Turnpike Commercial Retail Site

Midlothian Turnpike Commercial Retail Site

Midlothian Turnpike Commercial Retail Site The project had an ideal location, but still presented challenges for the developer because of site access and environmental constraints. Road frontage and access requirements from Chesterfield County mandated that the entrance to the project cross a perennial stream and associated wetlands. Ecosystem Services worked with our client and [...]

Wynwood Subdivision

Wynwood Subdivision

Wynwood Subdivision Ecosystem Services was brought in during the middle of the project when regulatory permitting issues were encountered. The project included multiple phases of development, including utility and road construction. Ecosystem Services was able to step in and provide multiple permitting strategies that ultimately reduced the permitting timeline by months, which satisfied the [...]

Old Stage Road Industrial Pad Site

Old Stage Road Industrial Pad Site

Old Stage Road Industrial Pad Site Ecosystem Services was contracted by a local developer to provide environmental consulting services for a proposed 25-acre industrial pad in Chester, VA. Site access and pad layout were complex issues on this project because of overhead utilities and easements, railroad spurs and environmental constraints. ES in coordination with [...]

Angel Rose

Angel Rose

Angel Rose Engel Family Farms, Inc. has partnered with Ecosystem Services to implement a stream and wetland mitigation bank on the family owned 533 acre Angel Rose farm located in Sussex County, Virginia. Engel Family Farms is one of the leading family owned operations that farms over 20,000 acres of land throughout the state [...]

King’s Dominion Dinosaurs Alive Attraction

King’s Dominion Dinosaurs Alive Attraction

King's Dominion Dinosaurs Alive Attraction The services provided at the Dinosaurs Alive attraction at Paramount’s Kings Dominion in Hanover County, VA included a wetland delineation, regulatory negotiation, alternatives analysis and design/layout consultation of the attraction design based on avoidance and minimization. The staff worked collaboratively with Kings Dominion and all parties involved in the [...]