WRA Stream Restoration Expert to Present at the Mid-Atlantic Conference

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WRA’s stream restoration expert, Brian Bartell, will be part of a workshop panel on sustainability and presenting a case study about headwater restoration at the Mid-Atlantic Stream Restoration Conference being held September 23-25, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Brian will participate as one of four expert panelists on the conference’s workshop #3 on Wednesday, September 23rd.  Titled, Less is More:  Using Sustainability as a Tool for Innovation in Stream Restoration Design and Construction, this workshop will focus on help participants interested in creating highly functional, resilient, and cost efficient stream restoration projects.  Read details about the workshop here.

Plumtree Run Headwaters Restoration Project

Plumtree Run Headwaters Restoration Project

His case study presentation will be featured on Thursday, September 24th as part of the Session F Headwater Restoration & Watershed Scale Planning & Restoration.  Brian will detail how the Plumtree Run Headwaters Restoration project in Bel Air, Maryland successfully overcame challenges related to a complex linear channel and headwater stream restoration project in an urban setting.  Read the presentation abstract available here.

About the Conference

Sponsored by the Resource Institute and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, this conference brings together resource professionals, researchers, and practitioners to gather and explore the science, engineering, technology behind stream restoration in the Mid-Atlantic and the Northeast regions.  Read more about the conference here.