Assessment and Planning Projects

Assessing Green Infrastructure in West Virginia

Harper's Ferry West VirigniaJefferson County, West Virginia, confronts haphazard growth that disrupt normal ecosystem functions and community vitality. The continued protection of the County’s diverse natural and rural landscapes, and economic vitality, rely on the conservation of its unique ecological and cultural geography. 

 

Potomac Valley Audubon Society Watershed Education Initiative

Potomac Valley Education Initiative - Freshwater InstituteFreshwater Institute staff assisted with the “Watershed Education Initiative,” an environmental education program offered by the Potomac Valley Audubon Society (PVAS) to four elementary schools in Jefferson and Berkeley counties, West Virginia…

 

West Virginia Tributary Strategies For Chesapeake Bay Restoration

Map image of Chesapeake Bay Tributary StrategyWhile the Chesapeake Bay has played important roles in our nation’s heritage, the current impacts of pollution have created environmental consequences.  In an effort to restore the Bay’s health, jurisdictions in the Chesapeake Bay watershed—Delaware, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia…

 

Barriers to Photovoltaics in West Virginia

Provided an assessment of the economic, technical, and social barriers facing the implementation of photovoltaics in the state of West Virginia.