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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Church Creek Headwaters Restoration

South River Federation partnered with Underwood & Associates to design this amazing regenerative restoration project, with the help of The Maryland Department Natural Resources, Anne Arundel County, Jerry Blackwell (property owner), Meadville Land Service, Chesapeake Bay Trust  and many more and volunteers. Church Creek and Wilelinor Waterway Restoration Video Located just north of Route 665 (Aris T. […]
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Briers Mill Run

Riverdale Park, MD Brier’s Mill Run is located on the Northeast Branch of the Anacostia River where it joins with Still Creek in Riverdale Park, Maryland. Riverdale Park is one of the most populated regions in the Anacostia watershed with 86% of the landscape developed. This project was the first of its kind undertaken by […]
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Bishopville Dam Removal and Habitat Restoration Project

Bishopville, MD In a cooperative venture with Maryland Coastal Bays Program and Maryland Department of Natural Resources, we designed and constructed a project that removed the sheetpile dam and replaced it with a system of weirs.   The dam has existed in various configurations since the 1870s along the Bunting Branch of the St. Martin River. […]
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Broad Branch

Daylighting & Restoration of Linnean Park Tributary, Washington, DC The restoration of the Linnean Park tributary and daylighting and restoration of Broad Branch are two linked projects located in Northwest, Washington DC.  The goal of this effort was to restore in-stream habitat and improve the urban hydrology of these two tributaries that flow to Rock […]
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Cabin Branch

ANNAPOLIS, MD The Cabin Branch Stream Restoration project was designed to restore the headwaters of Saltworks Creek and treat highly polluted runoff from the adjacent shopping mall and warehouse store complex. It features three distinct prototype demonstrations for the Regenerative Design approach. First, a Legacy Sediment Removal End-of-Pipe restoration restored the upper 750 linear feet of stream into […]
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Broadneck Road Stream & Wetlands Restoration

Annapolis, Md Broadneck is a design/build project that restored a  stream which drains from the stormwater ponds behind the Department of Public Works depot on Broadneck Road toward Blossom Tree Drive in Annapolis.  This project serves as a demonstration for managing stormwater systems at facilities built prior to current stormwater management regulations, to bring them […]
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Lizard Hill

Bishopville, MD   The Lizard Hill Wetland Creation Project is a 20-acre effort near Bishopville, Worcester County, MD. The site, an abandoned sand mine which required remediation, presented a special opportunity to target Atlantic white cedar restoration. This evergreen species and its associated community were once very common along eastern flood plains of coastal rivers […]
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Rupperts Ravine Stream Restoration

Anne Arundel County, Maryland Bio Habitats Collaboration Project Using fluvial geomorphologic principles in conjunction with soil bioengineering, this design project, completed in 2013,  developed and designed a stream restoration plan for Rupperts Tributary, a Coastal Plain stream located in Anne Arundel County, MD. Some specific works tasks include the hydrologic and hydraulic analyses, channel geometry, […]
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Saefern II

Annapolis, Maryland This design/build project, completed in 2013,  is a continuation of Saefern I and was requested by the Chesapeake Rivers Association, Inc. (The Severn Riverkeeper Program).  Pre-project monitoring efforts within this watershed have been conducted by the Severn Riverkeeper Program and have found seasonal anoxic conditions which result  from low dissolved oxygen levels caused by nutrient and sediment runoff. A […]
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