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  • Bacon Ridge Stream Restoration Project class

    GV Restoration Specialist Jack Turner and Stream Scientist Laura Kelm Two members of Team GreenVest—Stream Scientist Laura Kelm and Restoration Specialist Jack Turner—hosted a group of the Anne Arundel Watershed Stewards Academy (WSA) Spring Conference attendees and WSA staff at GreenVest’s Bacon Ridge Branch Stream Restoration Project on Monday, February 21. The weather was perfect for a walk in the woods to learn about this innovative project and observe it in action. Crossing the Bacon Ridge Branch Stream GreenVest and our project partners approached the Bacon Ridge Branch Stream Restoration Project with a ‘lighter touch’ approach, utilizing materials sourced on…

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  • Greenvest elementary school lesson about conservation

    Recently GreenVest Ecologist Bobby Miller spoke to a local third grade class about stream restoration and how GreenVest brings innovative methodology to the field of environmental restoration. Bobby discussed his most rewarding project – the Tinkers Creek Stream Restoration Project in Temple Hills, MD – with the students, elaborating on how GreenVest constructs, maintains, and monitors stream restoration jobs.Bobby began his presentation with the students in the same way most GreenVest projects commence: by identifying a site. He showed them various examples of failing stream channels and explained the various inputs which can cause a stream to fail. The presentation…

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  • Skyline of Middle Branch stream restoration project

    Middle Branch with skyline Earlier this year, GreenVest began work on a project in Baltimore City’s outer harbor that will set immense social and environmental impact into motion. After years of planning, building partnerships, and engaging stakeholders, we are incredibly proud to have the first element of the Middle Branch Resiliency Initiative (MBRI) underway. The MBRI is a comprehensive set of shoreline protection, marsh re-establishment, and stormwater management projects located throughout the Middle Branch shoreline. The MBRI will generate community resilience to climate change and sea level rise in several neighborhoods in South Baltimore, which have complex histories fraught with…

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  • GreenVest Cookie Exchange cookies

    On Friday, the GreenVest staff got in the holiday spirit with a festively clad team lunch and cookie exchange! We enjoyed our pizza in the unusually warm December weather on the office balcony. Following lunch, everyone brought out their favorite holiday cookies and an empty container, and the swapping began! Everyone who was able to attend was sent home with an array of holiday sweets to share with their family and friends. Congratulations are in order for Sarah, who was voted Most Festive, winning herself a gift card to Target! Check out the photos below to see some of the…

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  • GreenVest's Laura Kelm Featured on In-Situ's AQUAPOD Podcast

    Project Manager, Laura Kelm, was interviewed for In-Situ’s AQUAPOD podcast to talk about her work on restoration and mitigation projects. Take some time to listen to what Laura has to say about her experiences with restoring hydrologic function, reducing sediment and nutrient flow into the Chesapeake Bay, and improving habitat. “It was great to talk with In-Situ about some of GreenVest’s recent projects and the real impacts we are having on those ecosystems.” We are proud of all Laura has accomplished here at GreenVest and are glad she is part of our team! You can find the podcast on the…

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  • GreenVest Staff on Bridge at Bacon Ridge Branch Stream Restoration Project

    Last month, the GreenVest Maryland staff took a field trip to the Bacon Ridge Branch Stream Restoration Project Site at the Elks Camp Barrett in Annapolis. Our team members got to see the completed stream restoration firsthand, while our Operations Staff shared information about the project and what makes it so special. For those that spend most of their time in the Bowie and Baltimore offices, it was nice change of scenery while learning more about the physical environment that we all work to restore. Following our tour of the completed stream restoration project, we headed over to a local…

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  • Tinkers Creek Thriving Post Construction

    GreenVest, LLC and Petro Design Build Group, under the GV-Petro Joint Venture, LLC, recently completed construction of the Tinkers Creek Stream Restoration Project. The Project is a full-delivery solution for the Prince George’s County Department of the Environment (DOE) to comply with their total maximum daily load (TMDL) and Impervious Acres Treated requirements as part of their Municipal Separate Storm Sewer (MS4) Permit obligations. At 40,662 linear feet, the Tinkers Creek Stream Restoration Project is one of the largest stream restoration projects ever completed in Maryland and is located on both public and private property in Clinton and Temple Hills,…

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  • Greenvest LLC Job listing

    GreenVest seeks a full-time Ecosystem Restoration Specialist to work in the challenging and rewarding field of ecosystem restoration. The successful candidate would be primarily based out of GreenVest’s Bowie, Maryland office although a large percentage of their time will be spent on GreenVest’s restoration sites. GreenVest is an entrepreneurial, land-based, resilience and restoration practitioner focused on developing ecological assets. We are a widely recognized expert in fully delivering fixed-price, resilient, nature-based solutions. While we are a for-profit company, our goal is to restore and conserve the environment not only to improve habitat and water quality but quality of life. GreenVest…

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  • GreenVest Senior VP Brett Berkley, his wife Jemiah Tacadena of JemTech Environmental, and Senator Katie Fry Hester

    Brett, Jem, and Senator Katie Fry Hester GreenVest recently hosted a fundraiser for State Senator Katie Fry Hester. It was a beautiful day, perfectly complementing the local food and beverages provided by Manor Hill, RED, and the Wine Bin. With the help of our sponsors—Ashton Manor Environmental, Environmental Quality Resources, JemTech Environmental, KCI Technologies, McCormick Taylor, Site Insight, Three E Consulting, and WSP—we were able to both celebrate the Senator’s commitment to the environment, education, agriculture, and transportation, and raise over $11,000. While championing for these platforms, Senator Hester has secured funding for flood mitigation in…

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  • Meg, Joe, and Chandler - Our Baltimore team

    Meg, Joe, and Chandler GreenVest is excited to announce that we have opened a third office location: Baltimore City. As part of the Betamore space at City Garage in South Baltimore, our new office is a stone’s throw from the sites of upcoming transformative ecological resilience projects that we have in the works for the Middle Branch of the Patapsco River. We’re passionate about the vision of the Middle Branch as Baltimore’s next great waterfront, and thrilled to be part of the team making that vision a reality—be sure to keep an eye out for future…

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