Brewer’s Pond Shoreline Protection Project

Annapolis, Maryland The Brewer’s Pond Natural Area hosts eight different habitat types: uplands and steep slopes, ravine bottom, shrub swamp, floodplain forest, wooded swamp, tidal cove, tidal tributary, and tidal wetlands.  The habitats mesh together seamlessly and represent a fully functioning ecosystem that provides critical habitat to the native species of the region.  Of particular […]
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Pines on the Severn

Annapolis, Md This design/build project is located in Severn Maryland along Chase Creek. The Pines on the Severn Community Association worked for nearly three years before it was completed in the summer of 2015. This project was sponsored by the Department of Natural Resources and the Severn Riverkeeper. The goals were to convert 400 linear feet […]
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Arundel on the Bay

Anne Arundel County, MD This project, constructed by U&A over a seven week period beginning in November 2013, consists of a roadside bioretention system and a living shoreline in the Arundel on the Bay community. The South River Federation established clear goals for this project: water quality improvement and habitat creation within the project area. […]
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Manhattan Beach

Severna Park, MD This site restores the historic community beach and tidal marsh in the community of Manhattan Beach. Regenerative Storm Channel (RSC) techniques are used to harness tidewater energy to cast sand back on shore. The project also replaces an asphalt swale at the street-end park with RSC. This treats stormwater runoff from 10 […]
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Hidden Pond

Hidden Pond RSC (Annapolis, MD) For this project, Underwood & Associates designed and constructed an integrated tidal pond and living shoreline RSC that also allowed for fish passage.
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Windy Hill

Centreville, MD The RFP for this project requested a new, cost-effective, ecologically friendly shoreline stabilization design that was sustainable and replicable. Underwood & Associates, Inc. (U&A) won this design award and construction project based on our Living Shoreline approach. In place of 1,000 feet of failing bulkhead, we constructed three headland marshes and attendant tombolos […]
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North Gray’s Bog

 PASADENA, MD This project restored 95,702 sq.ft. of degraded wetlands. The coastal plain wetland is located at the headwaters of Grays Creek, and is the point at which water from the North Grays Creek Bogs discharges into tidal waters. This habitat provides the necessary recourses and water quality for many species known to be rare, […]
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