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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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  • This photo from May 2020 shows the main stem of Bacon Ridge Branch on the right, with the floodplain on the left. The wattles on top of the stream bank and in the floodplain dissipate flow energies during overbank flow events.

    “[Wetlands] are nature’s flood defenses and we need them now more than ever.” – Dr. Tom Fairchild, Swansea University Protecting our wetlands is important—this we know. From the life they support, to the food they provide, to the cleansing of our water and storage of harmful carbon, healthy wetlands are essential to the wellbeing of our planet and every human living on it. But new research (by Dr. Tom Fairchild et al.) shows that wetlands are even more important when dealing with intense weather events such as storms, flooding, and the dangerous combination of the two. As seen recently by…

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  • Greenvest LLC In-Situ news story

    Bacon Ridge Branch Stream Restoration GreenVest’s Bacon Ridge Branch Stream Restoration project has been a resounding success. (To view our White Paper about this project, click here.) This was one of the first stream restoration projects in the Mid-Atlantic region to use beaver dam analogues (engineered log jam structures more commonly used in the Northwest and Rocky Mountains), and we made sure to use as much on-site material as possible. The results have been stunning, as we’ve previously mentioned here. Flora and fauna have returned to Bacon Ridge Branch, and the area is thriving. To monitor…

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  • GreenVest's Interns: Nate, Christian, and Matt

    (from left to right) Nate, Christian, and Matt It’s always a bittersweet time at GreenVest when summer interns return to college. We love having them on our team and appreciate all of their hard work, but we’re proud to see them return to school to continue to learn and grow. This year, we offer our thanks and good wishes to three valuable interns. Christian and Matt were returning operations interns, and we were happy to welcome them back to GreenVest for another summer. Nate was our legal intern, and did a fantastic job taking on the…

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  • Greenvest LLC Job listing

    GreenVest seeks a full-time Project Manager and/or Senior Project Manager 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 with flexibility to split time between GreenVest’s Bowie and Baltimore offices. 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 LLC A General Counsel for the Environment—Meet GreenVest’s Dana Cooper

    At GreenVest, it’s important that our team members are engaged in their local and professional communities, and our General Counsel, Dana Cooper, does just that. Dana recently completed a year as Chair of the Maryland State Bar Association’s (MSBA) Environment and Energy Law Section, having been a member of the Section Council for several years. She values how the Section provides lawyers from all parts of the environmental bar the opportunity to form collegial relationships and learn from each other. Dana led the Section through the challenges of maintaining professional connections during COVID-19, and remains involved in the Council as…

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  • Greenvest LLC Ecosystem restoration - cicadas and other insects

    “…Being found in great multitudes all over the country, their noise made the cow-bells inaudible in the woods.” – Rev. Andreas Sandel, 1715. Though cicadas are mentioned in Homer’s Illiad, the above quote is possibly the first known written description of the Brood X cicada. Brood X was mentioned again 17 years later by botanist John Bartram, and 17 years after that by naturalist Pehr Halm and Maryland’s own Benjamin Banneker, a mathematician, astronomer, surveyor, and naturalist. Although some species of cicadas emerge every summer, others emerge en-masse on 13-year or on 17-year cycles. They don’t appear all at once…

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  • Greenvest LLC Employee Daniel New Jersey

    GreenVest is excited to announce our New Jersey office is moving. The office will provide a new home base for our NJ team to assist our clients while protecting, preserving, and restoring nature. Mailing Address: PO Box 200, Tranquility, NJ 07879 Physical Address: 35A Kennedy Road, Tranquility, NJ 07879 While we’re at it, we’d like to introduce you to our New Jersey Team. Here’s why they love working at GreenVest: Brandon Carr “Working as a field tech for GreenVest has many highlights. I love running around the woods, and I can do just that. I enjoy working with my hands,…

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