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Payne Branch Project Comes to Fruition

Posted by jereme on June 11, 2021

Resource Institute “Brushy Fork Environmental Consulting, Inc. completed the assessment, engineering, and design.  North State Environmental constructed the project last summer and early fall.” “The decommissioned hydroelectric dam on Payne Branch prior to…

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Appalachian Today “How the New River Got it’s Flow Back”

Posted by jereme on January 25, 2021

Fantastic article from Appalachian today about the Payne Branch Environmental Restoration. How New River got its flow back: App State’s NRLP completes Payne Branch environmental restoration project

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Construction of the Payne Branch Dam Removal is Complete!

Posted by jereme on December 9, 2020

Recently, the Payne Branch Dam Removal and Middle Fork New River Stream Restoration was completed in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. The previously decommissioned dam was removed, and a hundred years’…

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Dutch Creek Project Video

Posted by jereme on November 20, 2020

Brushy Fork Environmental assisted Blue Ridge Conservancy with the Dutch Creek Project at Valle Crucis Park by designing, permitting and constructing the restoration. This will allow for enhanced recreation access…

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What is Natural Channel Stream Design?

Posted by jereme on October 5, 2020

Natural Channel Design (NCD) is a method of stream restoration accomplished by restoring the dimension, pattern, and/or profile of a degraded stream system by emulating natural, stable conditions. NCD was…

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Stream Restoration Recap -Shipley Farms blog

Posted by jereme on September 3, 2020

Read Shipley Farms write up of the Linville Creek Restoration Project 2019-2020

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What is Environmental Consulting?

Posted by jereme on August 4, 2020

Environmental Consulting includes a variety of services focused on servicing customers as well as protecting essential ecological features such as streams and wetlands. At Brushy Fork, this means we assist…

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Additional Information About the Payne Branch Dam Project

Posted by jereme on July 10, 2020

Restoration of Payne Branch area to begin July 20 – Watauga Democrat Related Articles Payne Branch Project History and Information Payne Branch Restoration Project Starts Construction in July Payne Branch…

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Payne Branch Project History and Information

Posted by jereme on June 25, 2020

Brushy Fork Environmental is excited to be collaborating on a project to remove the Payne Branch Dam this summer! The Payne Branch Dam, located on the Middle Fork New River…

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Payne Branch Restoration Project Starts Construction in July

Posted by jereme on June 2, 2020

Payne Branch Restoration Project Starts Construction in July, read about the project and Brushy Forks involvement here.

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