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Angel Rose Wetland Restoration

Angel Rose Wetland Restoration Restoration Need A wetland mitigation project located on a privately-owned farm, within the Southern Coastal Plain of Virginia in Sussex County, VA. The property is situated along the state scenic Nottoway River. The property is currently in agriculture with the potential  to restore approximately 233-acres of existing ditches and floodplain cropland into [...]

Greening of Crittenden Street

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Greening of Crittenden Street Restoration Need With a population of 1,488, Edmonston is bisected by the Northeast Branch of the Anacostia.   Due to its low point on the watershed, Edmonston and its residents have experiences flooding during heavy rain events, including the 5200 block of Crittenden (the block closest to Kenilworth Avenue). Design Solution [...]

Bolton Branch Fish Passage & Stream Restoration

Bolton Branch Fish Passage & Stream Restoration Restoration Need Between October 2013 and May 2014, The Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC), in partnership with Trout Unlimited (TU) and the US Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS), surveyed and assessed a total of 133 road-stream crossings in Rappahannock, Madison, Greene, and Albemarle counties in Virginia to gain a comprehensive [...]

Meadow Creek – Cedar Court Stream Restoration

Meadow Creek- Cedar Court Stream Restoration Restoration Need Within the proposed restoration reach, Meadow Creek was displaying lateral instability in the form of eroding banks primarily due to the amount of impervious area within the watershed associated with the residential development upstream of the project area, and the lack of vegetation along the banks. The project [...]

Ivy Creek Stream Restoration Nutrient Bank

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Ivy Creek Stream Restoration Nutrient Bank Ecosystem Services was contracted to establish a nutrient credit offset bank in the Rivanna / James River watershed. This project was the second bank permitted by the Department of Environmental Quality that used stream restoration as a method for generating nutrient credits (our Arey Farm project was the first!). The project consisted [...]

Arey Farm

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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 permitted by the Department of Environmental Quality that used stream restoration as a method for generating nutrient credits. The restored stream is an upper reach of Mossy [...]

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 [...]

VDACS

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 [...]

Moores Creek Stream Assessment

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 [...]

Kinsey Run Fish Blockage Removal & Stream Restoration

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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 ...