Best Stream Restoration

2023
1st Place

Lower Mill Creek Stream Restoration

The Anne Arundel County Bureau of Watershed Protection and Restoration (BWPR) identified the Lower Mill Creek Project in the comprehensive assessment of the Magothy...
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Upper Watts Branch Forest Preserve Environmental Stabilization
2021
2nd Place

Upper Watts Branch Forest Preserve Environmental Stabilization

The Upper Watts Branch project stood out for its comprehensive approach to stream restoration design, that included upland and floodplain conditions. The project also...
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Springhouse Run Stream Restoration
2019
2nd Place

Springhouse Run Stream Restoration

The Springhouse Run restoration reestablished a self-sustaining stream through a combination of regenerative stream channel and legacy sediment removal techniques. Located on U.S. National...
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Poplar Point Stream Restoration
2015
2nd Place

Poplar Point Stream Restoration

Where a 20 foot deep eroding gully lay until 2014, a beautiful restored coastal plain stream with a highly connected floodplain now exists. The...
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North Cypress Branch Stream and Wetland Restoration
2017
1st Place

North Cypress Branch Stream and Wetland Restoration

This project used an integrated watershed restoration approach, creating or enhancing 7.4 acres of non-tidal wetland through the approximately 3,000 linear feet of stream...
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Nash Run Stream Restoration and Trash Trap
2017
3rd Place

Nash Run Stream Restoration and Trash Trap

This project was a 1,400 foot stream restoration project that was combined with the installation of a trash trap. The project required substantial legacy...
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Mechumps Creek Restoration Project
2015
3rd Place

Mechumps Creek Restoration Project

Students and faculty at Randolph-Macon spearheading planning and fundraising to complete a stream restoration project along about 1,200 feet of Mechumps Creek in Ashland,...
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Meadow Creek Stream Restoration
2015
Honorable Mention

Meadow Creek Stream Restoration

The Meadow Creek stream restoration project was a collaborative effort between The Nature Conservancy and the City of Charlottesville, Virginia to conduct restoration along...
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Edith J. Carrier Arboretum Stream Restoration
2017
Honorable Mention

Edith J. Carrier Arboretum Stream Restoration

This project restored 1,080 feet of a headwater tributary on the James Madison University Campus. The project design used an innovative approach to restoration, creating...
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