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 [...]
Mossy Creek-North River Environmental Bank Restoration Need The geomorphic, hydrologic, hydraulic, and biologic parameters assessed indicate that restoration is necessary for Mossy Creek to become a stream capable of supporting historic and potential ecological functions. The scale and scope of any ecological intervention must be evaluated for the current condition and functioning versus the [...]
Maury River 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 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 [...]
Ecosystem Services is working with a landowner to establish a large scale wetland and stream mitigation bank on the 1,500 acre Meadow Lawn Farm located adjacent to Lake Merriweather and the Goshen Scout Map in Rockbridge County, Virginia ...