Stream Restoration / Fish Passage Projects
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We are working to improve stream health and connectivity by removing or replacing culverts in the upper Rappahannock watershed with more wildlife-friendly versions.

Individual Trout Stream Restoration Projects

Robinson River

Sep 05, 2017
SYRIA, VA. At the Robinson River, 350 linear feet of stream was restored to its natural channel, stabilizing banks from erosion, and ultimately removing sediment from going…

Sprucepine Branch

Sep 05, 2017
HUNTLY, VA: Recent work at Sprucepine Branch reconnected 2 miles of stream, as a set of culverts were removed from a private driveway, and replaced with a bridge. PEC…

Whiteoak Canyon Trailhead

Sep 05, 2017
SYRIA, VA: The new 35-foot span bridge across Cedar Run offers hikers and nature-loving community members improved access to the popular Whiteoak Canyon trailhead and opening…

About the Restoration Efforts

  • Sep 07, 2017

    Eastern Brook Trout Monitoring Protocols for Headwater Streams in Virginia’s Piedmont

    During the summer of 2017, PEC Fellowship participants Dana Ek and Callee Manna put together this stream monitoring guidebook as part of their final practicum project. The guidebook is meant to serve as a reference for PEC and other entities who are planning of stream restoration projects, especially in the development of improved monitoring procedures. Read More
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    Mar 18, 2016

    Good News for the Brook Trout

    We’re continuing our efforts to increase the habitat available to the eastern brook trout and other fish species with two pilot culvert removal projects... Read More

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