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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Beavers: Unexpected Partners at Bacon Ridge Branch Stream Restoration Project

Beaver dam on top of log jam

With each new stream restoration project, we employ a variety of techniques to bring the stream and its surrounding ecosystem back to health. For the Bacon Ridge Branch Stream Restoration Project, we used a ‘lighter touch’ approach that leveraged on-site materials to create structures that raised the water surface elevation and reconnected the stream to […]

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New Opportunities & Projects Awarded – GreenVest 2020 Retrospective

New Opportunities & Projects Awarded - GreenVest LLC 2020 Retrospective

GreenVest was awarded multiple projects in 2020. In turn, these projects support jobs, important infrastructure improvements, and environmental resilience. In Maryland, we were awarded multiple Section 404 Stream and Wetland Mitigation contracts to support MDOT’s Managed Lanes Study focused on transportation-related improvements in the I-270/I-95 corridor. The project consists of 3 different sites assembled from […]

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Project Update: USDA Beltsville Agricultural Research Center (BARC)

Greenvest LLC Ecosystem Restoration USDA Beltsville Agriculture Research Center

by McKenzi Heger | May 30, 2019 On May 30, our Vice President, Patrick Phillips, attended the Society of Wetland Scientists annual meeting in Baltimore. While there, he had the pleasure of presenting on a few of our own projects, including the wetland and stream restoration projects located at the USDA Beltsville Agricultural Research Center […]

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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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Mitigation Bank Credits vs. Turnkey Mitigation

Greenvest LLC Maryland mitigation sites

by McKenzi Heger | August 9, 2018 Mitigation bank credits and turnkey mitigation – they both have the word mitigation in their name but are they the same? The short answer is no, but let’s dig a little deeper. Mitigation could be defined as the process of making something less severe or damaging. In terms […]

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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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