Tag Archive 'renewal'

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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Restoration of wetland ecosystems has typically focused on hydrology, soil, and vegetation, but mammals are drawn to restored wetlands at even higher levels than expected. A study led by Princeton researcher David J. Kurz, and published recently in The American Midland Naturalist, showed that a strategy of “if you build it they will come” is […]

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With unpredictable weather patterns becoming the new normal, it may be time to take a fresh look your flood risk.  At Trout Headwaters we are definitely seeing a distinct increase in the number of emergency calls we receive.  When a structure or critical resource is under threat of flooding time is of the essence. Streams, […]

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A new research study featured in the latest issue of the American Fisheries Society’s Fisheries Magazine explores how a warming climate is affecting trout streams throughout the Rocky Mountains, and urges quick action if native trout populations are to persist in diminishing cold-water habitats. One important point of the article is that even with better […]

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Water alerts continued to receive notice throughout 2012. Both drought and flooding topped the nation’s headlines. My Top Water Wishes for the New Year include a quick look back at some of the important water stories that streamed our network this past year. Top Ten Water Wishes for 2013: #10: Wishing that our nation increasingly recognize the […]

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A Creek Runs Through Us

Reprinted with permission from author Chandler Van Voorhis of GreenTrees, LLC Water has played a critical role in the formation of the United States.  As President Theodore Roosevelt stated 100 years ago, in the first ever White House Conference on Conservation, “It was in Philadelphia that the representatives of all the States met for what was in […]

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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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The non-profit advocacy group American Rivers is naming the Potomac the nation’s most endangered river, saying it is threatened by nutrient and sediment pollution that lowers the quality of drinking water and kills marine life. The group’s annual report titled, “America’s Most Endangered Rivers,” notes what local friends of the Potomac have said for years: […]

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A “Johnny Willowseed” Approach In 1995, Trout Headwaters, Inc (THI) was founded to provide service to private, non-profit, and government clients.  At a time when fewer than a handful of entities across the U.S. were providing stream, river or wetland restoration services, the company quickly became a recognized leader in “soft” biostabilization and riparian restoration […]

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For our many friends in the social media, we hope you’ll check in on us at our NEW Facebook page via facebook.com/Trout-Headwaters-Inc  The Club EcoBlu wall is a sure way to keep up with the latest stream, river and wetland restoration news from one of the oldest firms in the industry.  AND, Subscriptions are still free to […]

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