Spawning Trout at Muddy Creek

Brown Trout (Caught Elsewhere in the Gunpowder Falls)

Last month, while planting at our Muddy Creek Stream Restoration Project, Ecosystem Restoration Specialist Danny Waskiewicz spotted a pair of spawning brown trout in the upper part of our restoration area in the mainstem of Gunpowder Falls.   While this might seem like a routine spotting as Maryland trout have fall spawns, discovering a redd […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Bacon Ridge Branch Stream Restoration Project

The GreenVest Team wanted to take a moment to “Give Thanks” to all who make our nature-based solutions a success. GreenVest employs a land-based approach: working with landowners to find the highest and best use of their land, considering their goals while achieving ecosystem and community resilience. Thank you to our landowners for partnering with […]

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GreenVest Trains Elks Camp Barrett Counselors

Stream Study | Photo courtesy of Cameron Cage

For the second year in a row, GreenVest had the opportunity to train summer camp counselors at Elks Camp Barrett on ways to incorporate the stream restoration project and its ecosystem into their summer camp programs. Camp Barrett hosts a variety of yearly camp programs for children and adults through spring, summer, and fall. Elks […]

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Now Entering a Construction Zone!

Waynesboro Stream Restoration Project

Implementation of the Waynesboro Stream Restoration Project is well underway! This project is restoring 5,192 linear feet of streams and associated floodplains in Virginia’s Potomac River watershed. GreenVest, in partnership with Environmental Quality Resources (EQR) and Stantec, is completing this project for the benefit of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT). Construction began in September […]

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Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week 2023

Muddy Creek Stream Restoration Project

At GreenVest, we champion coupling nature-based solutions with cutting-edge science to restore functionality to impaired systems in vulnerable communities. By managing stormwater, mitigating flood risk and storm damage, and uplifting water and habitat quality, GreenVest improves resiliency within local ecosystems. Since many of our projects positively impact the Chesapeake Bay – whether restoring a stream […]

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An Update on the Muddy Creek Stream Restoration

River Valley Ranch, post restoration

GreenVest wrapped up the third year of maintenance and monitoring of the Muddy Creek (River Valley Ranch) Stream Restoration Project (MCRP) in 2022. This installment provides an update on the continued success of the restoration as we enter Year 4. First, a little background on the project. Streams within the project area are known brook […]

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Tinkers Creek Stream Restoration Project Recognized with a BUBBA Award

Tinkers Creek Stream, post restoration

GreenVest is proud to announce that the Tinkers Creek Stream Restoration Project for Prince George’s County Department of the Environment (DOE) was honored with second place in the Best Stream Restoration category of the Chesapeake Stormwater Network’s (CSN) Best Urban BMP in the Bay Award contest (BUBBAs). This amazing honor is part of a program […]

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2022 Year in Review

Pin Oak

As we kick off 2023, we reflect on all of our positive and impactful accomplishments in 2022. 2022 was a productive year, not just for implementing high impact projects, but also for inspiring the next generation of environmental scientists and sharing knowledge with our peers in the environmental industry. Last year, our nature-based solutions were […]

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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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