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  • prince George's County FEMA

    GreenVest was proud to present at Prince George’s County Office of Emergency Management’s (OEM’s) recent workshop providing information to prospective 2022 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation Assistance applicants. GV, a certified Prince George’s County-Based Small Business was invited to speak by the agency after assisting the County’s Department of the Environment with developing several of these grant applications in 2021. GV presented on the Benefit-Cost Analysis (BCA). We introduced its basic concepts and discussed the BCA process, illustrating our presentation with the results of two real-world projects. This workshop provided information on requirements and guidance to those who…

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  • bird about to fly at a Greenvest LLC restored site

    Earlier this month, Jack “Wildlife” Turner—one of Team GV’s Ecosystem Restoration Specialists and a talented wildlife photographer—contributed a guest post to The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay. The Alliance has been working for over half a century to educate, protect, and restore our magnificent Chesapeake Bay. Jack’s blog highlighted ten of his favorite species that call the Chesapeake Bay home. From butterflies to raptors to the red fox, Jack has not only captured some very dynamic portraits of our natural neighbors, but also shared a bit of information about each animal. Head over to The Alliance’s website to read all…

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  • pi day at Greenvest LLC

    Happy Pi Day! GreenVest celebrated yet another Pi Day and was thrilled to be able to do so safely and in person after celebrating at home in 2021. Celebrating Pi Day means coming together, reciting the digits of pi, and paying special attention to the circles we overlook every day. At GreenVest, we enjoyed pizza pie for lunch, followed by decadent dessert pies. It was a wonderful way to catch up with colleagues who have been working remotely and in the field while enjoying some circular confections. On March 14, 1988, Larry Shaw, a physicist at the San Francisco Exploratorium,…

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  • Bacon Ridge Stream Restoration Project class

    GV Restoration Specialist Jack Turner and Stream Scientist Laura Kelm Two members of Team GreenVest—Stream Scientist Laura Kelm and Restoration Specialist Jack Turner—hosted a group of the Anne Arundel Watershed Stewards Academy (WSA) Spring Conference attendees and WSA staff at GreenVest’s Bacon Ridge Branch Stream Restoration Project on Monday, February 21. The weather was perfect for a walk in the woods to learn about this innovative project and observe it in action. Crossing the Bacon Ridge Branch Stream GreenVest and our project partners approached the Bacon Ridge Branch Stream Restoration Project with a ‘lighter touch’ approach, utilizing materials sourced on…

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  • Greenvest elementary school lesson about conservation

    Recently GreenVest Ecologist Bobby Miller spoke to a local third grade class about stream restoration and how GreenVest brings innovative methodology to the field of environmental restoration. Bobby discussed his most rewarding project – the Tinkers Creek Stream Restoration Project in Temple Hills, MD – with the students, elaborating on how GreenVest constructs, maintains, and monitors stream restoration jobs.Bobby began his presentation with the students in the same way most GreenVest projects commence: by identifying a site. He showed them various examples of failing stream channels and explained the various inputs which can cause a stream to fail. The presentation…

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  • Skyline of Middle Branch stream restoration project

    Middle Branch with skyline Earlier this year, GreenVest began work on a project in Baltimore City’s outer harbor that will set immense social and environmental impact into motion. After years of planning, building partnerships, and engaging stakeholders, we are incredibly proud to have the first element of the Middle Branch Resiliency Initiative (MBRI) underway. The MBRI is a comprehensive set of shoreline protection, marsh re-establishment, and stormwater management projects located throughout the Middle Branch shoreline. The MBRI will generate community resilience to climate change and sea level rise in several neighborhoods in South Baltimore, which have complex histories fraught with…

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  • Greenvest LLC Job listing

    GreenVest seeks a full-time Corporate Counsel to be based out of GreenVest’s Bowie, MD office. GreenVest is an entrepreneurial, land-based, resilience and restoration practitioner focused on developing ecological assets. We are a widely recognized expert in fully delivering fixed-price, resilient, nature-based solutions. While we are a for-profit company, our goal is to restore and conserve the environment not only to improve habitat and water quality but quality of life. The Corporate Counsel will be part of GreenVest’s in-house legal team and will report to and work closely with GreenVest’s General Counsel to provide the company with sound legal and strategic…

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  • GreenVest Cookie Exchange cookies

    On Friday, the GreenVest staff got in the holiday spirit with a festively clad team lunch and cookie exchange! We enjoyed our pizza in the unusually warm December weather on the office balcony. Following lunch, everyone brought out their favorite holiday cookies and an empty container, and the swapping began! Everyone who was able to attend was sent home with an array of holiday sweets to share with their family and friends. Congratulations are in order for Sarah, who was voted Most Festive, winning herself a gift card to Target! Check out the photos below to see some of the…

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  • GreenVest's Laura Kelm Featured on In-Situ's AQUAPOD Podcast

    Project Manager, Laura Kelm, was interviewed for In-Situ’s AQUAPOD podcast to talk about her work on restoration and mitigation projects. Take some time to listen to what Laura has to say about her experiences with restoring hydrologic function, reducing sediment and nutrient flow into the Chesapeake Bay, and improving habitat. “It was great to talk with In-Situ about some of GreenVest’s recent projects and the real impacts we are having on those ecosystems.” We are proud of all Laura has accomplished here at GreenVest and are glad she is part of our team! You can find the podcast on the…

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  • GreenVest Staff on Bridge at Bacon Ridge Branch Stream Restoration Project

    Last month, the GreenVest Maryland staff took a field trip to the Bacon Ridge Branch Stream Restoration Project Site at the Elks Camp Barrett in Annapolis. Our team members got to see the completed stream restoration firsthand, while our Operations Staff shared information about the project and what makes it so special. For those that spend most of their time in the Bowie and Baltimore offices, it was nice change of scenery while learning more about the physical environment that we all work to restore. Following our tour of the completed stream restoration project, we headed over to a local…

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