RFP #7: Small Grant Program

 

Task #1: Changes in Soil-Water Characteristics Due to Construction Practices of a Mitigation Bank Wetland in the Virginia Piedmont

Water distribution in constructed wetland soil profiles 
Bradley J. Petru and, Changwoo Ahn, George Mason University
George Chescheir, North Carolina State University

Alteration of soil hydraulic properties during the construction of mitigation wetlands in the Virginia Piedmont 
Bradley J. Petru and, Changwoo Ahn, George Mason University
George Chescheir, North Carolina State University
Ecological Engineering: The Journal of Ecosystem Restoration - 2012 

Assessment of water budgets and hydrologic performance of a created mitigation wetland - a modeling approach 
Bradley J. Petru and Changwoo Ahn, George Mason University
George Chescheir, North Carolina State University

Task #2:  A Comparison of Wetland Functions and Services on Restored Wetlands of the Piedmont Carbon and Nitrogen Storage Release Estimates

WSSI Consortium Projects Progress Report
R. Scott Winton and Curtis J. Richardson, Duke University Wetland Center

Task #3:  Determination of Wetland Soil Hydroperiod, Rooting Depth, and Organic Matter Levels in Natural vs. Created Wetlands

Determination of Wetland Soil Hydroperiod, Rooting Depth and Organic
Matter Levels in Natural vs. Created Wetlands

W. Lee Daniels, Erik Severson and Mike Beck
Dept. of Crop & Soil Environmental Sciences, Virginia Tech

Task #4:  Assessing Availability of Groundwater Resources for Piedmont Mitigation Wetlands (Project 4)

Groundwater and stratigraphy in two valley bottom wetlands: Central Piedmont, Virginia, USA 
Kerby Dobbs and G. Richard Whittecar, Old Dominion University

Historical groundwater fluctuation in Suffolk, Virginia: Simulated using effective monthly recharge (Wem) model
G. Richard Whittecar, John McLeod and Tracy Thornton, Old Dominion University
 

Task #5: Improving Wetland Creation and Restoration: Species Selection, Site Preparation, and Planting Techniques

Five Year Survival and Growth of Willow Oak and American Sycamore for Wetland Restoration in the Virginia Piedmont as Influenced by Site Preparation, Planting Aids, and Planting Stock
J. Steele, M. Aust, and J. Seiler, Virginia Tech

Survival & Growth of Restored Piedmont Riparian Forests as Affected by Site Preparation, Planting Stock, and Planting Aids 
C.M. Curtis, W.M. Aust, J.R. Seiler, and B.D. Strahm, Virginia Tech

Survival & Growth of Restored Piedmont Riparian Forests as Affected by Site Preparation, Planting Stock, and Planting Aids (Report) 
C.M. Curtis, W.M. Aust, J.R. Seiler, and B.D. Strahm, Virginia Tech 

Evaluation of riparian forests established by the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) in Virginia 
B.N. Bradburn, W.M. Aust, C.A. Dolloff, D. Cumbia, and J. Creighton

Task #6: Determining Physiochemical Parameters to Enhance Tree Growth and Design Plans for Piedmont Created Wetlands

 

Hydraulic Resistance due to Emergent Wetland Vegetation
Candice D. Piercy
Virginia Tech, Ph.D. dissertation - March 2010

Surface water flow resistance due to emergent wetland vegetation
Karen L. Hall
Virginia Tech, M.S. thesis - April 2012

Surface water flow resistance due to emergent wetland vegetation 
Karen L. Hall, Virginia Tech
Presentation

WSSI Consortium Projects Progress Report: 2014 
Various authors from many institutions
 

Task #8: Comparing Mitigation Success to Mitigation Banking Instruments and Permit Conditions - Vegetation

 

Task #9: Comparing Mitigation Success to Mitigation Banking Instruments and Permit Conditions - Hydrologic and Soil Conditions