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 is an […]
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 a stream […]
UMW Outfall Restoration
Ecosystem Services partnered with Koontz-Bryant, P.C. to provide stormwater retrofit and stream restoration upgrades on the campus of the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA.
The University’s stormwater runoff flows to Hazel Run, a tributary of the Rappahannock River. UMW prepared a stormwater master plan for the Fredericksburg campus and identified several streams […]
Located within the Garth Run – Rapidan River sub-watershed in historic Graves Mill, Virginia (Madison County) and adjacent to the Shenandoah National Park, the Kinsey Run Stream Restoration Project presents an opportunity to not only restore and enhance approximately 2,800 linear feet of Eastern Brook Trout habitat ...
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 ...
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 constrained stream […]
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. It is […]
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 worked collaboratively […]
Dragon Run Wetland Mitigation Project
This region of the Dragon Run Swamp is a critical aquatic resource in Virginia and acts as a sponge for flood flows and pollutants before flowing into the Piankatank River. Ecosystem Services was contracted by the Nature Conservancy in Virginia to provide the wetland mitigation design plans, permit acquisition, bidding support, […]