Awards and Recognitions

Awards and Recognitions

  • Best Urban BMP in the Bay Award (2017) – Recognized by the Chesapeake Storm Water Network for the Best Stream Restoration for our North Cypress Branch Stream and Wetland Restoration. This project used an integrated watershed restoration approach, creating or enhancing 7.4 acres of non-tidal wetland through the approximately 3,000 linear feet of stream restoration in a highly urbanized watershed. Chesapeake Stormwater Best Stream Restoration 2017 
  • Best Urban BMP in the Bay Award (2015) – Recognized by the Chesapeake Storm Water Network for the Best Stream Restoration  for our Daylighting of Broad Branch and Restoration of its Linnean Park Tributary utilizing our innovative regenerative stream channel restoration technology Chesapeake Stormwater Best Stream Restoration 2015
    Technical Innovation Award for Step Pool Demonstration Project (2014) – Awarded by the American Public Works Association for the Cecil County Central Landfill Step Pool Storm water Conveyance Demonstration Project.
  • Best Urban BMP in the Bay Award (2014) – Recognized by the Chesapeake Storm Water Network for Best Urban Stream Restoration for our Cabin Branch Stream Restoration project utilizing our innovative regenerative stream channel restoration technology. Chesapeake Stormwater Best Urban Stream Restoration 2014
    Best Habitat Creation in a Best Management Practice (2013) – Awarded by the Chesapeake Stormwater Network recognizing the RSC at Davidsonville Wildlife Sanctuary.
  • Smart Green and Growing Award (2010) – Recognized by the Maryland Department of the Environment  for Sustainable Infrastructure and Innovation in Stormwater Management in our Carriage Hills storm water management project.
  • Exemplary Ecosystem Initiative (EEI) (2012) – Recognized by the Federal Highway Administration for exceptional environmental stewardship in our Lizard Hill Wetland Creation project. Maryland Coastal Bays Newsletter August 2013 
  • Featured on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered”
  • Severn Riverkeeper Annual Award (2009)
  • Outstanding Stewardship Award (2004) – Recognized by County Executive Janet Owens in commendation for efforts to partner with the County in its endeavor to establish balance between protecting its precious natural resources while encouraging a healthy viable economy and accommodating growth.
  • Governor’s Citation (May 2002) – Recognized by Governor Glendenning for work with the Maryland Diamondback Terrapin Task Force.
  • Most Significant Earth Day Project Worldwide (2001) – Listed at number 11 of the most significant Earth Day Projects recognized by the Environmental News Network for the Howard’s Branch Wetland Restoration and Atlantic White- Cedar Recovery Project
  • Award of Appreciation (January 2000) – Recognized by the Sierra Club in recognition of longstanding selfless and professional contributions to preserving the Chesapeake Bay wetlands.
  • Green Heron Award (June 1998) – Recognized by the Severn River Association for professionalism, initiative, and devotion to the protection and restoration of the natural world.