Restoration Planting

Each year HARP restores hundreds of thousands of trees, shrubs and plants on stream, wetland and reforestation restoration sites across the Carolinas, Virginia and surrounding states. HARP's vast botanical knowledge and intimate knowledge of hydrology and restoration design, allows accurate installation of native plants into habitats that present themselves after alterations to landscapes. Often stream and wetland restoration designs reveal a different hydrologic condition than was intended. HARP's vast experience with plants and the proper setting for individual species ensures the correct location within landscape.

Recent Restoration Planting Projects

2010-2011 Planting Season

Catawba Dam Reforestation Project: HARP installed 43,720 bare roots trees and shrubs on the site of the recently rehabilitated Catawba Dam at Lake James; construction performed by Phillips and Jordan, Inc.

Torrance Creek Stream Restoration Project: HARP installed 56,500 live stakes, 36,000 bare root trees and shrubs, 3,100 native tubelings trees and shrubs and 200 1" and 2" caliper native ball and burlap trees. Construction performed by Eaglewood, LLC.

McAlpine Stream Restoration Project: HARP installed 3,840 tubelings, 1,000 3 gallon native trees and shrubs and 10,700 live stakes for Mecklenburg County Storm Water Services. Construction performed by Blythe Development. Second phase of work will be planted during the 2011-2012 planting season.

Muddy Creek Stream Restoration Project. HARP installed 349 - 1" and 2" caliper native balled and burlap trees, 7,000 live stakes, 9,000 bare root native trees and shrubs for the City of Charlotte. Construction performed by Shamrock Environmental.

Indian Run Stream Restoration Project: HARP installed 3,700 live stakes, 5,780 bare root seedlings, 255 1 gallon native trees and shrubs and 380 native plugs in Cabarrus County. Construction performed by Land Mechanic Designs, Inc.

Wells Creek Stream Enhancement Project: HARP installed 1,445 containerized native trees and shrubs on this EEP stream enhancement project in Alamance County, NC.

Ironbound Stream Restoration Project. HARP installed 240 3' live stakes, 282 1 gallon native trees and shrubs in Williamsburg VA. Construction performed by Angler Environmental.

Rutland Stream Restoration Project. HARP installed 1,450 bare root trees and shrubs, 650 tubelings and 4,550 live stakes at this site in Rutland VA. Construction performed by Angler Environmental.

Davie Park Creek Stream Restoration Project. HARP installed 4,020 live stakes and 1,100 native bare roots and tubelings for Mecklenburg County. Construction performed by EQRI, LLC.

Twin Lakes Stream Restoration and Stormwater Pond Project. HARP installed 2,163 live stakes, 253 tubeings, 634 1 gallon native trees and shrubs and 21 native 1" caliper balled and burlap trees.

Lowes Lake Management Stormwater Wetland Project. HARP installed 43,000 herbaceous wetland plants as part of permitting requirements for Lowes Corporation Headquarters in Mooresville, NC.

Crosswinds Stromwater Ponds Project. HARP installed 3,549 herbaceous wetland plants for this City of Charlotte NC storm water management project. Construction performed by Baker AR.

Berewick Stormwater Ponds: HARP installed 1,401 herbaceous wetland plants for the Berewick Development Buckland Pond. Construction performed by Baker AR.

Do your part to preserve and protect the environment...
Remember to reduce your consumption, reuse items when possible, recycle all you can, and call us to restore your streams and wetlands!

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