Ag Mitigation Program – Voices of Concern

From the heart of the Prairie Pothole Region, writers Chuck Clayton and Jim Madsen, of the Izaak Walton League warn: ‘Be wary of ag wetland mitigation banks.’  In response to a much-publicized recent release of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s $9 million grant program for the development of agricultural mitigation…

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20th Anniversary Edition of Trout Headwaters RecentWORK

Now available for iBooks or in hard copy from Amazon, Trout Headwaters anniversary edition of RecentWork, features stream, wetland and habitat restoration projects from across the United States.  Hundreds of photos, as well as quotes on nature and the environment are assembled in this concise volume first published in 2009. This latest revised volume has…

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Trout Headwaters Completes Its First 20 Years

With a broad smile and heartfelt thanks I am penning this post between industry and client meetings in Oregon.  Trout Headwaters, Inc. (THI) turned 20 last week (that’s like 140 in 21st century business years) and has now provided vital and high-quality ecological restoration products and services on more than…

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Restoration and Mitigation Services – Since 1995

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 only a handful of private entities across the U.S. were providing stream, wetland, or habitat restoration services, the company quickly became a recognized leader in “soft”…

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My Top Ten Water Wishes 2016

Water news continued to receive top billing throughout the past year. Severe drought and flooding, exacerbated by a changing climate, again fronted U.S. headlines in 2015. My Top Water Wishes for the New Year include a quick look back at some of the important water stories that streamed from our offices this…

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Doing Well by Doing Good

Doing well by doing good has long been the focus for Trout Headwaters, Inc. Nowhere is this more true than in its approach to the environment.  Revegetation, reforestation, and wetland restoration projects have allowed THI to capture nearly 10 times the carbon it has emitted by its operations according to calculations. THI converted its buildings…

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