Some great news from BNSF, with whom we worked on the Otter Creek Side Channel Design Project, which completed in 2016: Praising our “efforts benefiting fish, water quality, habitat and habitat connectivity,” the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) gave BNSF its 2016 WSDOT Environmental Excellence Award. The Otter Creek Restoration Project in Lewis County, […]
The full length documentary (Engineering with Nature) of the restoration of Thornton to ecologically accommodate flood events coming in 2018
Beautiful video made by our friends at Cascade Columbia Fish Enhancement Group! NSD assisted with geomorphic assessment, hydrology, hydraulics, and siting and design of logjams.
Building a coffer dam was a temporary first step in the floodplain restoration and fish habitat / log jam construction project on the Lemhi River near Salmon, ID. Thanks to Idaho Department of Fish and Game and the Eagle Valley Ranch for the opportunity to work in such a beautiful spot. Also, hats off to […]
“The care of rivers is not a question of rivers, but of the human heart.” – Tanako Shozo All of us at Natural Systems Design wish all of you a Happy Winter Solstice and bright New Year! We look forward to our paths crossing in 2016. The above photograph by Daniel B. Nylen is from Larson’s Reach Restoration, Nooksack […]