Edith J. Carrier Arboretum Stream Restoration

Edith J. Carrier Arboretum Stream Restoration

Project Team
William Kipling Mumaw – Ecosystem Services, LLC
Project Description

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 a stream-wetland complex complimented by considerable riparian and wetland plantings of native species chosen for their ability to create habitat, provide a food source, provide educational opportunities, and harmoniously exist in the setting. To limit the project footprint, the project design minimized grading, reduced tree removal, made use of onsite materials.
To read a complete project narrative and view more photos, please visit the project folder in our Google Drive.

Best Stream Restoration

This category recognizes outstanding projects in the stream corridor that are explicitly designed to enhance the function, stability, and ecosystem services of an urban stream.

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