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  • Greenvest LLC Flying Eagle

    One of our Ecosystem Restoration Specialists, Jack Turner, was engaged by the Monarch Academy of Glen Burnie to present to their first-grade class about birds and birding. Jack’s virtual presentation taught 75 students, numerous teachers, parents, and guardians all about birds’ colors, sizes, diets, habits, habitats, importance, and significance. The students were heavily engaged: asking and answering questions, telling stories, and sharing their favorite bird moments. As Jack puts it: “Having the opportunity to educate the next generation of environmentalists and birders was an experience I wouldn’t pass up. It was rewarding to teach the students about birds, and to…

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  • Greenvest LLC Stream Restoration Series - White Paper

    To close out our Stream Restoration Series, we have one final testimonial from our Senior Project Manager, David. “Everybody has their favorite place, but many of us in the environmental research or consulting communities will also have their favorite site. Your favorite site is one that makes you happy just thinking about it and excited for the next time you get to go. It’s the site you can’t stop talking about, the one you want to take your colleagues and friends to. It makes you giddy when you get there and anxious for what new treasure you will discover, what…

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  • Greenvest LLC Stream Restoration Series - White Paper

    A core part of GreenVest’s business is our relationships with a truly remarkable group of firms who are leaders in the environmental restoration field. We work with talented engineers, contractors, surveyors, landscapers, and more to accomplish each of our projects. Here are some words and pictures that our distinguished engineering partners have shared regarding the importance of stream restoration:   “It is great to be able to work with GreenVest to implement innovative, cutting edge projects like Elks Camp. I enjoy sharing these ideas with the larger restoration community to identify and elevate the kind of stream restoration that will…

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  • Greenvest LLC Stream Restoration Series - White Paper

    Water is the lifeblood of Earth. The arteries, veins, and capillaries it flows through are our oceans, rivers, and streams. Just like the circulatory system within our own bodies, protecting those life-giving waterways is vital for the health of our surrounding ecosystems and, overall, our planet. One of GreenVest’s areas of expertise is stream restoration. By restoring and protecting streams, we rebuild the vitality of the affected area and ensure the waterways connect to maximize the well-being of the entire region. To better illustrate the importance of stream restoration, we wanted to hear from a few individuals about their thoughts…

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  • Greenvest LLC Salamander Monitoring

    When the ground thaws and the snows melt, amphibians stir from their hibernation. The ground saturates with moisture, and vernal pools form. “Vernal” meaning “occurring in spring,” and “pools” meaning “places where new life will soon be swimming.” It is in these vernal pools that amphibians—frogs, toads, or salamanders—congregate. They only have a limited amount of time to mate and lay their eggs. Those eggs hatch and the young metamorphose into adults, before the vernal pools dry up for the year. These seasonal pools are in high demand by our amphibious friends because their impermanent nature means there are fewer…

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  • Greenvest LLC pi day event

    On March 14, 1988, Larry Shaw, a physicist at the San Francisco Exploratorium, coordinated a circular march and pie eating extravaganza. Chosen for its resemblance to the first three digits of Pi, 3/14 has since become international Pi Day, and a reason for math and sweets themed parties around the world. Pi (3.1415926…) is the mathematical constant of a circle’s circumference divided by its diameter, which is essential to many formulas in mathematics and physics. Here at GreenVest, we use it often – for example, to get the diameter of a tree or pipe by measuring its circumference. March 14th…

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  • Greenvest LLC award winning

    The Chesapeake Stormwater Network hosts their biennial Best Urban BMP in the Bay Area awards—the BUBBAs—a stormwater management project competition. GreenVest is thrilled to announce our Bacon Ridge Branch (Elks Camp Barrett) Project placed 3rd in the 2021 Best Stream Restoration category. We are proud that our Bacon Ridge Branch Project was recognized in a category that highlights efforts to “enhance the function, stability, and ecosystem services of an urban stream.” This pride includes not only our results, but also, of course, extends to our fabulous partners in this venture: Biohabitats, Inc. (project engineers), Environmental Quality Resources (project construction), MDOT|SHA…

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  • Greenvest LLC Ecosystem Restoration teaching tool

    “Young people will have the seeds you bury in their minds, and when they grow up, they will change the world.” – Jack Ma, entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist One of the best tools we can use to preserve the health of our planet is knowledge. And some of the most important minds to plant that knowledge in are those of children. Recently, Bobby Miller—one of our Ecologists—spoke to a local third grade class about what GreenVest does to make the world a better place. Bobby is normally out in the field,  so virtually interacting with the wildlife that is a…

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  • Greenvest LLC river watershed

    GreenVest is proud to announce our upgrade from a Prince George’s County-Located Business to a Prince George’s County-Based Business. We show a continued commitment to our headquarter-county and look forward to future opportunities in the area. While most conferences, seminars, and presentations looked a bit different recently, GreenVest had a presence and made contributions in 2020. At the National Mitigation and Ecosystem Banking Conference, GreenVest’s Senior Vice President, Brett Berkley, participated in a panel discussion on emerging market trends with other notable industry leaders including ASWM, Westervelt, and SWCA. Our Senior Project Manager, Dr. David Merkey, co-presented the results of…

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  • Greenvest LLC Ecosystem Restoration upland forest restoration

    GreenVest is proud to announce credit releases from multiple mitigation banks in 2020. In Maryland, the Completion of Construction stream and wetland credits were released from the Mattawoman Creek Mitigation Bank site in May 2020, allowing application of stream and wetland credits to our client’s critical infrastructure projects. The End of Year 2 credit release is anticipated during the first quarter of 2021. Successful establishment and operation of this bank has provided our client with mitigation on a timely basis to support their various programs, thus validating their vision and dedication. In New Jersey, the Oradell Reservoir Mitigation Bank received…

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