Tucker County, WV As a component of fire control for a 5-acre wildfire in the Dolly Sods wilderness, a 10-foot wide firebreak was bulldozed around the fire’s perimeter. After 7 years without vegetative cover, the processes of sediment erosion and downcutting created an 8 foot deep trench. This downcut trench was carrying water below the […]
Restoration & Mitigation Design
Grant County, WV Envirens provided value engineering to Virginia Power (Dominion Resources) for a wetland mitigation design for impacts due to fly ash disposal. Our evaluation included modifying the elevations and grading pattern to increase the diversity of wetland communities and hydrologic regime; modification of the planting plan and species selection and final installation of […]
Anne Arundel County, MD As a subcontractor for Brightwater Inc., Envirens provided stream valley and floodplain community design and installation within an existing forested valley. Plantings focused on stabilization of newly installed grade control structures and bank stabilization.
Carroll and Frederick Counties, MD Envirens is working with Lehigh Cement Company (2008- 2015) to mitigate for quarry expansion in Carroll and Frederick Counties, MD. Approximately two miles of Haines Branch will be restored using natural channel design. An additional eight acres of palustrine emergent wetlands and seventy acres of warm season grass buffers will […]
Garrett County, MD Envirens provided a detailed environmental assessment to determine the impacts that an increased pool elevation of an existing reservoir would have on wetlands, streams, fisheries, and other wildlife. Envirens identified, quantified, and analyzed potential natural resource impacts. This included a wetland delineation on 425 acres, and a habitat evaluation on a diverse […]