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So far Kip Mumaw has created 15 blog entries.

Welcome Kelly Graff!

Kelly is a rising junior at Virginia Tech studying Biological Systems Engineering with specific interests in environmental sustainability and renewable energy. While at Virginia Tech, Kelly has had the opportunity to participate in a range of research opportunities spanning from Biophysics, studying a model of how the brain sends internal signals; and within her major’s [...]

June 4th, 2019|

Kip Mumaw to present in Chesapeake Stormwater Network Webcast on Stream Restoration

Our principal engineer, Kip Mumaw, will be presenting in the Chesapeake Stormwater Network's Webcast, titled "Stream Restoration Revisited" on Thursday, September 14, 2017.  This webinar will focus on the pollutant reduction crediting and design components of stream restoration projects since the Chesapeake Bay Program approved the practice as a BMP in 2013. Please sign up [...]

September 6th, 2017|

Environment Virginia Symposium 2017

Ecosystem Services staff recently enjoyed attending the 2017 Environment Virginia Symposium at the VMI Center for Leadership & Ethics April 4-6 in Lexington, Virginia. Ecosystem Services’ Principal Biologist, Brian Wagner co-presented with River Works’ Vice President of Project Development, Phillip Todd on Stream Restoration for Nutrient Banking. The presentation discussed the evolution and current practice [...]

April 12th, 2017|

2017 Best Urban BMP in the Bay Awards

The Edith J. Carrier Arboretum, located on the campus of James Madison University, in Harrisonburg, VA, recently undertook a project to restore 1,080 feet of a headwater tributary to Blacks Run, an impaired tributary of the South Fork Shenandoah River. Ecosystem Services' design team identified that the project could be used to improve water quality [...]

March 13th, 2017|

Kinsey Run Small Watershed Grant Award

To kick off the Eastern Brook Trout Restoration Initiative, we are pleased to announce that our partner, Friends of the Rappahannock, has been awarded $193,000 from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) Small Watershed Grant Program to implement the first portion of the Kinsey Run Stream Restoration and Fish Blockage Removal Project.  Two existing culverts are [...]

December 7th, 2016|

NFWF Project Spotlight, “Engaging Communities through Flood Mitigation”

As part of NFWF's Project Spotlight series, Kip Mumaw of Ecosystem Services and Kelly Gutshall of Landstudies presented about "Engaging Communities through Flood Mitigation."  Many communities struggle to address flooding issues with limited technical and financial resources.  Flooding can be an important linchpin to start conversations about comprehensive stormwater management and watershed planning, which can accomplish multiple goals.  Kip [...]

September 12th, 2016|

Kip Mumaw, “Urban Stream Restoration for Permit Compliance”

Motivated by a passion for conducting science & engineering that results in lasting social and environmental uplift, Ecosystem Services was pleased to  take part in the American Ecological Engineering Society's (AEES) 16th Annual Meeting in Knoxville, TN last week. The meeting was an important opportunity to reflect  on the challenges facing society and to engage with [...]

June 17th, 2016|

Murray Run Construction Underway

We're excited to announce that construction on Murray Run is underway! Funded through a combination of private and SLAF funds, the project will restore 1,250 linear feet of Murray Run, a perennial tributary to the Roanoke River located in the central part of Roanoke County. As with all of our project, an emphasis has been placed [...]

May 10th, 2016|

Town of Kilmarnock Stream Restoration Project Awarded full Construction Funding!

Ecosystem Services ("ES) assisted the Town of Kilmarnock  ("Town") to successfully win National Fish and Wildlife (NFWF) funding and Stomwater Local Assistance Funds (SLAF) to restore nearly 1,000 linear feet of badly eroded headwater streams. Before construction picture Ecosystem Services has been working with the Town of Kilmarnock, Virginia, since 2014. The project started picking [...]

April 19th, 2016|