Can the Environment Recover from this Human Damage?

Is human degradation to the natural resources really outpacing the planet’s ability to absorb the damage? The most comprehensive environmental study ever conducted by the United Nations suggests that is exactly the case. A recent article in The Guardian says the report warns that “water sources are under increasing threat…

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Was May 2016 Really the 13th Month in a Row to Break Temperature Records?

Have scientists actually described this data as both a “bombshell and an emergency”? Do “unprecedented temperature levels mean more heatwaves, flooding, wildfires and hurricanes as experts say global warming is here and affecting us now”? According to a recent article in The Guardian, the answer to all the above questions…

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The Value of Habitat Conservation on Your Property

Your property’s streams, rivers, or wetlands may be an overlooked asset. With proper restoration, you can transform your aquatic resources to the most valuable feature of your property. Properties with pristine water resources are valued as much as five times higher than their upland counterparts. In addition to increasing property…

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Meet THI’s Top EcoBlu Clients

After more than 20 years in the steam, wetland, and habitat restoration industry, Trout Headwaters has developed a great appreciation for client relationships resulting in project outcomes that exceed expectations.  Our client-first philosophy means we give each and every project, regardless of size, scope, or location, our full commitment to client satisfaction. …

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Natural Infrastructure and Ecosystem Services

The Obama Administration recently released a new memorandum directing Federal agencies to factor the value of ecosystem services into Federal planning and decision-making:  “Our natural world provides critical contributions that support and protect our communities and economy. For instance, Louisiana’s coastal wetlands provide billions of dollars worth of flood protection and other…

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Priority for the Planet – Ecological Restoration

Writing in the Irish Times, Paddy Woodworth reports on the recent World Conference of the Society for Ecological Restoration in Manchester, England.  Professor Jungou Liu of Beijing told those gathered:  “We set out to check the status of the 50,000 rivers the maps showed us in our country. We found…

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