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Restoration of Lick Run at Washington Park

2020-05-11T12:32:05-05:00

Restoration of Lick Run at Washington Park Restoration Need In 2018, the City of Roanoke engaged Ecosystem Services to lead engineering and design to restore Lick Run at Washington Park in Roanoke, Virginia. The watershed at this location is just over 5 square miles and is over 42% impervious (ie urban roads and rooftops). [...]

Glasgow Watershed Assessment and Stormwater Design

2020-03-31T12:16:15-05:00

Glasgow Watershed Retrofit Prioritization & Stormwater Design Restoration Need In 2015, the Town of Glasgow partnered with the Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission  and  Ecosystem Services to implement a NFWF Technical Capacity grant for conducting the Town of Glasgow Watershed Retrofit Prioritization Project. Led by Ecosystem Services’ science and engineering team, a field based study [...]

River Run Stream Restoration & Dam Removal

2020-04-01T08:14:25-05:00

River Run Stream Restoration & Dam Removal Restoration Need An existing dry detention pond was failing and the stream reach was incised measuring approximately 8’ wide by 6’ deep throughout the reach.  The stream was eroding laterally along both left and right stream banks. Stream restoration work would help to address the pollutant reduction [...]

Kinsey Run Fish Blockage Removal & Stream Restoration

2020-04-01T08:15:13-05:00

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 ...

Murray Run

2019-08-01T18:13:24-05:00

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

2017-02-27T20:14:30-05:00

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 [...]

Headwaters of the Shenandoah River Watershed Assessment & Pilot Restoration

2019-08-02T10:28:00-05:00

Shenandoah Headwaters Watershed Assessment & Pilot Restoration Restoration Need Bergton sits near the confluence of the German River and Crab Run, headwater streams of the North Fork of the Shenandoah River, which flows into the Shenandoah and the Potomac River before reaching the Chesapeake Bay. The North Fork represents 18% of Virginia’s contribution to the [...]

Edith J. Carrier Arboretum at JMU

2020-03-31T12:17:55-05:00

A stream and wetland restoration project was designed and permitted by Ecosystem Services, LLC to help meet both the MS4 pollutant reduction goals of JMU and aesthetic and educational goals of the Arboretum. Outreach and environmental education was provided to JMU faculty staff, students, and others ...

Kilmarnock Outfall Restoration

2019-08-01T18:12:22-05:00

Kilmarnock Stream Restoration & Severe Gully Erosion Remediation Restoration Need Many sites within the Town of Kilmarnock were developed prior to consideration of stormwater runoff and its negative effects on water quality. To address the issue, the Town started implementing strategies identified in the Watershed Assessment Report. The eroded gullies in Kilmarnock were washing [...]