NSE Attending the Policy Conference in Washington, DC

North State Environmental staff will be attending the policy conference in Washington, DC from March 5-7, 2019. The conference will update attendees on the latest news and policy updates from policymakers and experts from congressional staff, agency department personnel and other mitigation industry leaders. Follow this link for more information: https://ecologicalrestoration.org/2019-policy-conference  

Oddfellows Enhancement Project

Constructed in Fall 2018 in conjunction with the Pickett Project that is located approximately 1,250’ downstream, the Oddfellows Enhancement Project’s main objectives was to create more aquatic habitat and establishing a low-flow channel to ensure adequate sediment transport. This natural channel design approach was reached by excavating a defined thalweg in a slight sinuous pattern…

Eastern Hellbender

Grassy Creek Stream Restoration Project, Spruce Pine, NC ~ All stream restoration projects are different in their way, but it’s all worth it in the end when, during the monitoring period the main objective of that project is located within the project limits healthy and happy! The Eastern Hellbender! (cryptobranchus a. alleganiensis)

Go with the flow

On a North Carolina creek, Partners for Fish and Wildlife work collaboratively to help at-risk mussels and landowners By Phil Kloer, Public Affairs SpecialistAugust 31, 2018 Original Post: https://www.fws.gov/southeast/articles/go-with-the-flow/ Like all freshwater mussels, the brook floater and Savannah lilliput that live in Densons Creek are dependent on the kindness of strangers. The strangers in this case…