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Bolton Branch Fish Passage & Stream Restoration

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

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

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

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

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 [...]

Mossy Creek-North River Environmental Bank

Mossy Creek-North River Environmental Bank

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 [...]

King’s Dominion Dinosaurs Alive Attraction

King’s Dominion Dinosaurs Alive Attraction

King's Dominion Dinosaurs Alive Attraction The services provided at the Dinosaurs Alive attraction at Paramount’s Kings Dominion in Hanover County, VA included a wetland delineation, regulatory negotiation, alternatives analysis and design/layout consultation of the attraction design based on avoidance and minimization. The staff worked collaboratively with Kings Dominion and all parties involved in the [...]