Gray Farm Stream Restoration

S&EC prepared restoration design plans for approximately 7,500 linear feet of piedmont stream and its associated riparian buffer and wetlands on the Gray Farm property near Statesville in Iredell County, NC.  Project performed as part of a full-delivery project for the North Carolina Ecosystem Enhancement Program (NCEEP) with a North Carolina mitigation banking firm (American Wetlands).  Project included evaluation of existing impaired/impacted site conditions, a Phase I environmental assessment, the development of a project Restoration Plan, the development of construction documents including a  sediment and erosion control and planting plan, regulatory coordination and 404/401 permitting, contractor coordination and construction oversight, as-built drawings and Mitigation Plan, and 5-years of post-contruction success monitoring.  Design utilized collected reference reach data and Rosgen-based natural channel design methodologies for stream restoration.