Carmen Tucker Speaks at BSU’s Green Careers Round Table

GreenVest's Carmen Tucker Speaks

This month, GreenVest was invited by the Chesapeake Bay Alliance to participate in the Green Careers Round Table panel at Bowie State University (BSU). The panel spoke to current students interested in the “Green” industry to encourage the next generation of environmentalists. Alongside representatives from the Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition and the National […]

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Middle Branch Resiliency Initiative Press Conference

All the Officials in Attendance | Photo Courtesy of Michael Ivan Schwartz with Loud Communications, LLC

On October 7, the South Baltimore Gateway Partnership (SBGP), an economic development authority funded by casino revenue, hosted a press conference to announce that $47.7 million has been secured to build wetlands around the Middle Branch of the Patapsco River. This funding kicks off Stage I of the Middle Branch Resiliency Initiative (MBRI). GreenVest is […]

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Paulins Kill Watershed Site Tour

Brian Cramer at Paulins Kill Watershed

Recently, the Stillwater Elementary School 5th Grade class took a field trip to a headwater wetland in the Paulins Kill Watershed. Paulins Kill is a tributary of the Delaware River in New Jersey (“kill” coming from a Dutch word for “stream”). In a program sponsored by the Foodshed Alliance, this visit was designed to help […]

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Maryland Department of Natural Resources Photo Contest

Vote for this photo by Jack Turner

GreenVest’s Jack Turner, one of our Ecosystem Restoration Specialists, recently entered the Maryland Department of Natural Resource’s photo contest. His photo is a finalist for Fan Favorite! This contest is based on likes, so please visit this DNR Facebook post and give Jack’s photo a thumbs up. The winning photo will be featured in their […]

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GreenVest’s Green Thumbs

Late spring/early summer transition

When working on our restoration and mitigation projects, Team GV leverages nature-based solutions for more environmentally friendly successes. Our passion for the environment doesn’t stop when we leave the office or job site—it continues with our own gardens at home. So, let’s ask some of Team GV, “How does your garden grow?” Laura, Project Manager […]

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National Water Quality Month

Tinker's Creek Stream Restoration Project

There are approximately 332.5 million cubic miles (over 365 quintillion gallons) of water on our planet covering about 71% of the globe. That sounds like a lot, but only about 1% is easily accessible freshwater in our rivers, streams, groundwater, and aquifers. That’s not a lot. Because humans use so much water per day for […]

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Jamesburg Park Restoration – 3 Years Later

Atlantic White Cedar Enhancement Area

The Jamesburg Park Conservation Area is one of GreenVest’s larger Middlesex County Wetland Restoration sites on county-owned parkland in New Jersey. Along with 4 others, this 13.5-acre mitigation site was funded by the New Jersey Freshwater Wetland In-Lieu-Fee program for the Middlesex County Parks Department. Working with project partners GreenTrust Alliance and Princeton Hydro, GreenVest […]

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GreenVest Leads Student Tour of Mullica Mitigation Bank

Owen McEnroe leads tour (photo: Dana Patterson from Princeton Hydro)

A few weeks ago, GreenVest was contacted by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to lead a brief site tour of the Mullica Mitigation Bank. This 33.89-acre parcel of land in the New Jersey Pinelands Region had been degraded from years of cranberry cultivation. GV developed a mitigation bank on the property by […]

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GreenVest Assists Elks Camp Barrett Educational Program

Building beaver dams

One of the unique aspects of the GreenVest approach is that each step of the process is informed by land. GreenVest seeks access to public and private property alike, always seeking the best opportunity for ecological uplift. The Bacon Ridge Branch Stream Restoration Project is located on private property in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, including […]

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The Migratory Monarch Butterfly is Now Endangered

Monarch on swamp milkweed

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is the “global authority on the status of the natural world and the measures needed to safeguard it.” They are the organization who, along with their member organizations and legions of experts, determine which animals are endangered or facing extinction across the globe. Just a month after […]

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