Ivy Creek 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 of restoring 4 tributaries [...]
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 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 [...]
Chesterfield County Rain Gardens As part of Chesterfield County Environmental Engineering department’s educational outreach, a series of public rain garden demonstration projects and workshops were conducted. Ecosystem Services provided design services for five rain gardens including the Clover Hill, Enon, Midlothian, and LaPrade libraries and also one at Pocahontas State Park. These projects were [...]
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 [...]
South River The South River Project was a cooperative project with DuPont, James Madison University and the South River Science Team to address mercury contamination and loss of natural resources in the South River watershed. The project involved the development and testing of adsorptive media structures that can be integrated into a natural channel [...]
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 [...]
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 ...
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 [...]