Watershed Restoration


Washington Dam Removal Project Required Lots of Work, Expected to Deliver Big Benefits

It took years of work to remove a dam owned by the city of Bellingham in Washington State, but for wildlife in the area, the project is definitely worth the effort.

July 19, 2020 - EcoWatch

Atlanta Creek

Environmental Impact Bond to Fund Atlanta Watershed Projects

The bonds finance new green infrastructure projects that otherwise would be considered too risky.

March 24, 2019 - Next City

Sangre de Cristo Mountains

A Direct Line From Forest Management to Water Supply

Urban water suppliers have had to learn quickly that fire ecology is a major concern in maintaining a secure water supply system.

March 15, 2019 - Yale Environment 360

The Yards Park, in Washington, D.C.

Coming Soon to D.C.: Rivers Clean Enough for Swimming

A tremendous open space and recreation addition could be on the horizon for residents of Washington, D.C., but there's still work to do in cleaning the Potomac and Anacostia rivers.

August 30, 2018 - Greater Greater Washington


The Greening of California's Republicans?

One finding from a new statewide survey, "Californians and the Environment," suggests that the environment is becoming a more bipartisan issue, but that finding is still subject to interpretation. What isn't is the top environmental issue: water.

July 29, 2018 - San Francisco Chronicle


The Chesapeake Bay Comeback

Scientists say the Chesapeake Bay hasn't been this healthy in more than three decades. It's a testament to federal environmental regulations.

June 17, 2018 - The Washington Post


Millions in Cleanup Funds Granted to Delaware Watershed

The grants revolve around cleanup, accessibility, and governance of the watershed, which spans four states.

September 16, 2017 - philly.com

Concrete Stormwater

Study Considers the End of Concrete in Houston's White Oak Bayou

The White Oak Bayou in Houston joins a growing list of urban watersheds that could be freed from its concrete shackles.

July 13, 2016 - Houston Chronicle

Dam Removal Goes Mainstream

In 20 years, dam removal has gone from a "fringe notion" to "wide acceptance." National Geographic explains how and why this sea change occurred.

January 28, 2015 - National Geographic

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