Professional surfers meet wetland restoration It's not every day that Inter-Fluve gets looped in with professional surfing. But in February 2023, one our clients, The Kokua Hawaii Foundation hosted the foundation side of the World Surf League (WSL) to help restore native wetland ecosystems and learn about the benefits of composting on their Kōkua [...]
Bloomberg highlighted the Don River Revitalization project in July 2022, identifying it as "one of the most ambitious urban resilience projects in the world." Inter-Fluve has been working with Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates and Waterfront Toronto to complete the due diligence, project planning, and design for ecologic restoration associated with the $1B revitalization project.
The Washington chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) honored the Nason Creek Upper White Pine Stream Channel & Floodplain Habitat Enhancement in 2022. The project involved removing a levee, re-routing a power line corridor, and creating a half-mile of new meandering stream channel re-connected to a vegetated floodplain.
The Minnesota chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) honored the Minnehaha Creek Arden Park project in Edina, Minnesota with a Grand Award in June 2022. This project is part of a larger effort along Minnehaha Creek to return the formerly ditched and straightened stream into a healthy resource that connects and enhances communities.
The National American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) honored the Patapsco Interceptor Relocation and Bloede Dam Removal in Catonsville, Maryland with a National Honor Award in June 2021.
The American Fisheries Society Western Division awarded the Dry Creek Habitat Enhancement Project (located in Sonoma County, California) with the 2020 Riparian Challenge Award in the OTHER project category.
Congratulations to the Yakama Nation for receiving the National Rise to the Future Award for excellence and leadership in the fisheries, hydrology, soil science and air programs in the Methow Valley, Entiat, and Wenatchee Ranger Districts of the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest.
Inter-Fluve and our client Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District received the 2019 Best of State Engineering Excellence Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Wisconsin for the Underwood Creek Flood Control and Habitat Restoration. More about the project here.
The New England Chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) recognized the SumCo and Inter-Fluve team in October 2018 with the SER New England Chapter’s Restoration Project Award for the Eel River Headwaters Restoration project.
Bloede Dam, the first dam on Maryland’s Patapsco River, was loaded with explosives and breached on September 11, 2018 after 10 years and millions of dollars. This exciting step improves fish passage for several fish species, eliminates a public safety hazard, and improves recreational opportunities in the surrounding state park.
Maine Magazine recounts the last 16 years of working to restore over 1,000 miles of Penobscot River habitat for 11 species of sea-run fish that had been choked off from their spawning ground for almost two centuries. Read the article here.
The Tidmarsh Farms Restoration project was featured in Landscape Architecture Magazine's January 2018. Read the article that begins on page 48 here.
Martin Doyle's "The Source" was published in 2018, telling the epic history of America's relationship to rivers. He caps the story with a chapter on the Restoration Economy, giving Inter-Fluve and Greg Koonce a nod for being "one of the first consulting firms dedicated solely to fixing streams."
Martin Silverstone (Atlantic Salmon Journal) tells the story of two early 20th century dams on Maine's Sheepscot River and the people and politics involved in altering them. Read the article here.
Inter-Fluve was a Silver Award winner for the 2018 ACEC/MA Engineering Excellence Awards competition for our work on the Tidmarsh Farms Restoration project. The project was also a winner of one of the Environment Business Journals (EBJ's) 2017 Business Achievement Awards for Natural Resource Management. More information about the project here. Image credit: Mass [...]
Atlantic Salmon Journal tells the story of largest, longest naturalized fish passage structure ever built in North Americajonathan2020-02-03T21:31:46+00:00
Instead of removing a dam on Maine's Penobscot River, the 1,050-foot-long, 170-foot-wide Howland fish bypass structure was designed and constructed so that migrating fish could swim around the dam. Atlantic Salmon Journal, Autumn 2016.
Inter-Fluve received an Engineering Excellence Award in the 2018 ACEC/Oregon Engineering Excellence Awards competition for our work on the River Island Restoration project. More information about the River Island project here.