• S+W Foundation welcomes Mariola Castrejon to our team.
    June 11, 2024
    Mariola is the newest addition to the Stream + Wetlands Foundation, starting with us in April 2024 as a Biologist. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Biology from Beloit College and a Master’s in Environment & Natural Resources from The Ohio State University. Prior to joining the S+W team, Mariola was a […]
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  • Hydric Soils Training Success!
    April 23, 2024
    Being able to identify soils on our sites is an essential component to determining where wetlands occur. We are so grateful to have been able to host and learn from Certified Professional Soil Scientist, Frank Gibbs along with Jeff Lapp and Brian Cooley at our 2024 hydric soils training! Thank you to all our attendees […]
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  • Final Revised ESA Section 7 Rule released – Off-Site Offsets as “Reasonable and Prudent Measures”
    March 29, 2024
    On March 27, 2024, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) issued three final #rules aimed to improve and strengthen implementation of the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Generally, these revised #regulations will affect the methods by which the Service classifies and lists species, designates critical habitat, conducts interagency coordination, evaluates reasonable and prudent measures, including third-party mitigation options, and how threatened […]
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  • Still a few spots remaining! Reach out to Register today!! 2024 HYDRIC SOILS TRAINING CLASS
    February 19, 2024
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  • Stream + Wetlands Foundation Internship Opportunity: Summer 2024
    January 11, 2024
    Start Date: Summer 2024 Length of Internship: 12+/- weeks Schedule: 4/10 work schedule Work Location: Columbus, OH area Compensation: $20 to $25 per hour depending on education and prior work experience Application deadline: March 1, 2024, or until filled Overview: Stream + Wetlands Foundation (S+W) offers paid summer internships to candidates interested in ecological restoration […]
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  • Stream + Wetlands Foundation Scholarship Application Opens December 1st, 2023
    November 14, 2023
    Applications will be available starting December 1st, 2023 for the Stream + Wetlands Foundation scholarships for the 2024-2025 academic year. The scholarship fund is held and managed by the Fairfield County Foundation (FCF), a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to enhancing the quality of life and economic viability of the Fairfield County community. Applications and a letter […]
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  • Wetland Credit Release in the Grand River Watershed
    September 27, 2023
    Stream + Wetlands Foundation is excited to announce the regulatory approval of our Hemlock Swamp Wetland Mitigation Bank in Ashtabula County, Ohio. The 147-acre site is located in the Grand River watershed (HUC 04110004) and will generate forested and non-forested wetland mitigation credits that can be used for Section 404/401 and Ohio isolated wetland permits. The […]
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  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. EPA issue revised definition of Waters of the United States
    September 8, 2023
    On August 29, 2023, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. EPA issued a final rule to amend the “Revised Definition of ‘Waters of the United States’” (2023 WOTUS) rule, published in the Federal Register on January 18, 2023. The agencies believe the amended rule conforms the definition of “Waters of the United States” to the U.S. Supreme Court’s […]
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  • S+W to Celebrate 10 Years of Collaboration with Ohio University
    September 5, 2023
    Working Together to Build a Body of Knowledge around Streams and Wetlands The Stream + Wetlands Foundation (S+W) will soon begin its 10th year as a proud partner of Ohio University’s  Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service (Voinovich School), which advances student research in watershed and wetlands programs. In addition to expanded research, our […]
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