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  • Delaplane, VA - Bolling Branch before restoration of stream. © Jon Schwedler/TNC
  • (l to r) Nature Conservancy director Michael Lipford, Travis Crayosky of Williamsburg Environmental Group (WEG), landowner Dennis Liberson, and Josh Running of WEG with Bolling Branch stream restoration in background. Over 14,000 native plants and trees were planted in this restoration, from 70 different species. © Jon Schwedler/TNC
  • Before the restoration, close to 1000 tons of sediment were carried from this section of Bolling Branch down to Goose Creek, a Virginia state scenic river and drinking water source for Fairfax and parts of Leesburg. Sedimentation and pollution are the biggest challenges to the Chesapeake Bay's health. © Jon Schwedler/TNC
  • Wood Duck houses were installed along the stream. Wood Duck ducklings are now being found along the stream. 'If you build it, they will come!' says landowner Dennis Liberson. © Jon Schwedler/TNC
  • Michael Lipford, Director of The Nature Conservancy in Virginia, speaks, with Virginia Governor Tim Kaine to his left, and landowners Dennis and Tracey Liberson with Travis Crayosky (far right) of Williamsburg Environmental Group in background. © Jon Schwedler/TNC
  • Governor Tim Kaine speaks to the crowd at the Bolling Branch stream restoration celebration. © Jon Schwedler/TNC
  • Travis Crayosky of Williamsburg Environmental Group explains the Bolling Branch restoration work to Governor Tim Kaine, as outdoor-minded landowner Dennis Liberson enjoys the view. © Jon Schwedler/TNC
  • Travis Crayosky of Williamsburg Environmental Group explains the Bolling Branch restoration work to Governor Tim Kaine, as outdoor-minded landowner Dennis Liberson enjoys the view. © Jon Schwedler/TNC
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Bolling Branch Stream Restoration

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