Schucks Regional Park Wetlands
Under an on-going, on-call environmental contract with Harford County, Landmark Scientists have assisted the county with a variety of environmental services. In addition to Schucks Road Regional Park Wetland Mitigation project, they also performed a Phase I Bog Turtle Investigation at the Ma and Pa Connector Trail in Bel Air, and a Water Street Environmental Assessment.
Shucks Regional Park Wetland Mitigation Monitoring
Planting oversight, monitoring and reporting. Conducted weekly and monthly monitoring of the hydrologic and groundwater conditions (using Groundwater Monitoring Wells and IRIS Tubes) within a created mitigation wetland on the Schucks Road Regional Park property during the wetlands first year of creation. Annual Monitoring Surveys of the vegetative, soil, and hydrologic conditions, as well as wildlife use and percent survival rates of planted trees, within the created wetland are also on-going. Annual reports suitable for submission to the regulatory agencies summarizing the results of the monitoring surveys are submitted to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District. Agency coordination regarding wetland condition and function is also on-going.