Tag Archive 'streams'

With rulemaking intended to clarify jurisdiction for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers under the Clean Water Act, the recent notice for public comment has expectedly attracted lots of attention.  Release of the rule has been met with cautious praise as well as criticism. In release of the proposed […]

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It wasn’t so long ago that the job of a sustainability executive was to make a company more “green” or “eco-friendly.” But as GreenBiz.com producer Joel Makower points out in a recent blog post things are changing. “Risk and resilience haven’t typically been part of most companies’ sustainability vocabularies,” writes Makower, “But Mother Nature’s fury […]

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The United States Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District Wyoming Regulatory Office has approved the first Wyoming Stream Mitigation Procedure (WSMP) for the state. The WSMP establishes a method for calculating compensatory mitigation debits and credits that will provide predictability and consistency.   Such a procedure is necessary for allowing the development of mitigation banks in […]

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Topping Trout Headwaters’ list of water wishes for the new year was: “Wishing that all water users will increase their conservation efforts so that healthy flows may be returned to our rivers.” Securing access to plentiful, renewable sources of fresh water is among the biggest struggles large cities around the world face. Growing populations and […]

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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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After nearly 20 years in the steam, river and restoration industry, we’ve developed a great appreciation for EcoBlu client relationships resulting in project outcomes that exceed expectation.  Our client-first philosophy means we give each and every project, regardless of size, scope, or location, our full commitment to client satisfaction.  Because some projects span many months or […]

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Climate scientists predict that sea levels will rise by three feet — and could rise by as much as five feet — by the year 2100. What does this mean for some of the world’s coastal cities, or your favorite beach?  The map below allows you to explore the regions of the Earth that are […]

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from THI affiliate, Field Sport Concepts, Ltd. It’s one thing when someone from the EPA encourages you to be environmentally friendly.  It’s a whole other thing when Richard Branson (think: Virgin Group) endorses such practices. In a recent interview with an affiliate of the Wall Street Journal, Branson offered full-throated support for business practices that […]

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Biodiversity Tracking Using Environmental DNA is Gaining Ground If you want to protect rare species, or confirm the presence of an invasive species, first you have to find them.  In the past few years, biologists have developed a powerful new tool– environmental DNA, also known as eDNA. At THI we are always on the lookout […]

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All streams and rivers are subject to flooding.  In mountainous areas, it’s typically annual spring flooding.  But other regions experience heavy rain events at other times of the year that can very quickly turn a peaceful stream into a raging torrent.  At THI we often help prospective landowners determine if buildings are in jeopardy, or […]

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