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The Bay Journal writes: “Beyond political will or ecological know-how, restoring the Chesapeake Bay and other impaired waters across the country requires a good deal of manpower.”  It will take ‘waders in the water,’ to physically return rivers, streams and wetlands to a more natural state.” “It’s work that Trout Headwaters, Inc., a private water […]

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A new report from the Pacific Institute (http://www.pacinst.org), “Sustainable Water Jobs: A National Assessment of Water-Related Green Jobs” identifies “136 different kinds of jobs involved in implementing sustainable water strategies, from plumbers to landscapers, engineers to water irrigation specialists.” Enhancing the sustainability of U.S. water resources is an increasingly pressing challenge facing urban, suburban and […]

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TroutHeads Gear for the Holidays!

Unique Gifts for the Trout Head in Your Life Official TroutHeads gear makes great gifts and can be found only one place – www.troutheads.org! Proudly wear the official TroutHeads t-shirt or embroidered cap, or sport an official THI Staff shirt, cap, or field water bottle. Keep a journal in the official THInk Pad, or check […]

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Stream, River and Wetland Restoration Projects, Quotes and More. 2012 edition of RecentWork, by Trout Headwaters Inc, shows state-of-the-science application of environmental restoration projects across the United States. >Download the ebook for IPad Ibooks

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A project led by a UK government agency to harness the power of Wikipedia to share environmental knowledge worldwide is opening a new front in the battle for open source, open data government. The original Wikipedia grew from nothing in 2011 to more than four million articles today, through the goodwill of volunteers worldwide and […]

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Fishing guides float and fish our nation’s rivers every day. Because of their familiarity and concern for the resources they fish, guides are often able to spot early problems with stream and river health. It’s unfortunate that a notable number of poorly designed stream restoration projects can actually cause greater harm to an already compromised […]

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Kudos are deserved for the North Carolina legislature for recently passing legislation (which Governor Perdue signed) addressing an issue that has plagued the stream and wetland restoration efforts for years: insufficient project assessment, design and monitoring.  Fifteen years ago, Trout Headwaters, Inc (THI) entered the stream restoration industry, and unfortunately, a significant amount of our […]

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A baseline assessment can best be described as the basis by which to judge the success of any action taken to conserve, protect, enhance or restore water resources. Monitoring, when properly executed, continues to evaluate the health of the resource after any action is taken in order to track results in a meaningful way. Trout […]

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Before you start that fisheries enhancement project or erosion control project, you need to ask the right questions.  Our free consumer report “Buyer Beware: A Warning to Consumers about the Industry” will give you the Top 10 Questions to Ask Your Aquatic Resource Consultant.  In the report, we also identify the five most common problems in […]

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According to a recent report by the Raleigh News & Observer, more than 30 stream restoration projects have failed during or after construction in the state of North Carolina, “a few of them multiple times, turning what was supposed to be a cleanup into an environmental hazard.” The state is reportedly spending millions repairing these […]

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