Stream and Wetland Design

//Stream and Wetland Design

Ivy Creek

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

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 [...]

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 [...]

UMW Outfall Restoration

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 [...]

Blue Leaf

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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

Mossy Creek Ecosystem Services is working with a landowner in Mt. Solon, Virginia to develop a stream mitigation bank on the famous angling destination of Mossy Creek.  This project will contribute to regional efforts to improve fish spawning habitat for native brook trout and will reduce instream erosion and provide riparian buffers streamside wetlands.  [...]

Maury River

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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 [...]