Was Maryland’s flash flood a sign of what the future has in store?

A sudden and intense storm rocked a quiet Maryland town recently, causing catastrophic damage and several deaths. In a Grist.org blog post, Andrea Thompson reports “the streets of Ellicott City, Maryland became raging rivers …”, “with cars tossed around like toy boats after nearly six inches of rain fell in…

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Breathtaking Video Explains Benefits of River and Coastal Wetland Restoration

The restoration of the Nisqually River and adjacent salt marshes is doing much more than dramatically improving native salmon habitat. It is also illustrating how nature can repair itself with the right, science-based, sustainable approach. The project is restoring the river from top to bottom. Starting at the source in…

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You Won’t Believe which Project Alaska’s Governor has Ended

Alaska’s Gov. Bill Walker announced on June 29, 2016 that he is ending the Susitna Hydroelectric Dam project. Walker said the project was terminated because Alaska’s budget can’t support it. Opponents of the project including the Susitna River Coalition were ecstatic with the news and Mike Wood, Board President, Susitna River…

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Why Every Sustainable Aquatic Restoration Project Matters

There’s little doubt that discussions about water quality and quantity, and how to preserve both, will inundate the news throughout 2016 and beyond.  This essay explains why sustainable, self-renewing approaches to river and wetland restoration are so important, and why Trout Headwaters continually advocates renewal and repair of these vital resources.…

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Just in Time for Summer – The Yellowstone River Guide

Trout Headwaters is pleased to provide FREE The Yellowstone River Guide to Conservation, Recreation, Education, Resources.  The guide gives you everything you need to plan your Yellowstone adventure for a short half-day or for a month.  More, it provides stakeholders with valuable conservation information and many resource links to insure…

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What Your Ecological Assessment Should Tell You

It’s impossible to know where you are going without understanding where you stand right now. Unfortunately, in the relatively new industry of stream, river and wetland restoration, there are individuals and companies making recommendations, and even performing work, without properly evaluating the current condition of the resource. Baseline assessment can…

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