Mountain Run Mitigation Site

Project Summary

Completed in Spring 2009, Mountain Run Mitigation Site was developed as a full delivery multi project mitigation site including off-site stream and riparian restoration for Celebrate Virginia and for the development of a wetland mitigation site for The Nature Conservancy of Virginia. The historic 55 acres of along Mountain Run was converted from farm land into an ecologically enhanced riparian corridor, fully-functioning forested wetland and upland community to off-set jurisdictional area impacts within the watershed.

Project Highlights

  • 18 acres of forested wetland restoration/creation for the Nature Conservancy of Virginia
  • Streambank stabilization and 20 acres of riparian buffer restoration for Celebrate Virginia
  • 35,000+ trees planted
  • 55 acres entered into permanent conservation