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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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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Celebrate National Pollinator Week

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

April showers bring May flowers, the saying goes. But what do May flowers bring? They bring pollinators. Bees, butterflies, birds, and others you might not suspect (like flies, moths, beetles, bats, and small mammals) all work to pollinate plants. In fact, pollinators are necessary for the fertilization of at least 75% of the world’s flowering […]

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Planting the seeds of knowledge

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 […]

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Endangered Species of New Jersey [Infographic]

Greenvest LLC blue spotted salamander

by McKenzi Heger | March 19, 2019 We often learn about endangered species from popular news sites that only cover the loss of large animals that have been around for centuries. These include rhinos, elephants, big cats, and more, but what about the more locally recognized ones? While it’s hard to imagine the impact smaller […]

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Habitat Restoration: Everything You Need to Know [Infographic]

Greenvest LLC Habitat restoration

by McKenzi Heger | October 26, 2018 Habitat restoration finds its way into almost all of our projects, making it one of the most important aspects of our work. From protecting numerous plant species to providing high-quality habitats for threatened and endangered species, protecting our environment is becoming increasingly important. Check out this infographic we […]

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There’s Something That Could Have Made Hurricane Florence Even Worse

Greenvest LLC Hurricane Florence commentary

by McKenzi Heger | September 19, 2018 When you visit the beach, you often see signs that read “please keep off the dunes.” While the dunes may look like a great way to take a shortcut to your beachfront condo, it’s important to refrain. Why? Because dunes help communities bounce back after hazardous events like […]

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Announcing the Completion of the First Umbrella Mitigation Banking Instrument

Greenvest LLC UMBI Mattawoman Creek Map

by McKenzi Heger | September 12, 2018 The completion of the first-ever Umbrella Mitigation Banking Instrument (UMBI) was announced on September 6, 2018 by the U.S. Air Force at Joint Base Andrews (JBA), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Maryland Department of the Environment, GreenTrust Alliance, and GreenVest, LLC. This instrument will be utilized by Maryland’s […]

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Upcoming 2018 GreenVest Bank Projects

Greenvest LLC Wetland mitigation bank

by McKenzi Heger | July 13, 2018 In the coming months, we have a total of four big projects starting up and we’re excited to share them with you. As an environmental development and consulting firm specializing in mitigation services, ecological restoration, and sustainable land planning, we thrive off of acquiring new projects. They help […]

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