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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Pesticides Found in Half of U.S. Streams Sampled

Pesticides may be present in half of all U.S. Streams according to recent sampling by the U.S. Geological Survey.  The Neonicotinoid pesticides are a relatively new class of insecticides that share a common mode of action that affect the central nervous system of insects, resulting in paralysis and death. They…

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Rotenone? 1952 Called Again and Wants Its Species Management Strategy Back

The latest plan to ‘restore’ using poison has found its way to public comment this week as officials from Montana and Wyoming request feedback on the draft environmental assessment for the Soda Butte Creek drainage by June 13.  Readers who care about Yellowstone National Park or these important headwaters will want…

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