HUC 03040101/ Upper Yadkin River Basin
The Grassy Creek Tributaries project site is located Surry, County, NC within in the Upper Yadkin River Basin (HUC 03040101). The project provides stream mitigation credits to compensate for unavoidable impacts to waters of the United States authorized under Sections 401 and 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act. WLS developed this private commercial Umbrella Bank to allow the addition of project sites in the Yadkin River Basin. The Umbrella Bank has currently has three sites, the Toms Creek Tributaries mitigation project, the Rolling Meadows mitigation project, and the Grassy Creek Tributaries mitigation project.
Primary Service Area:
Upper Yadkin River Basin
Linear Feet of Stream:
- Reducing sediment, soil erosion, turbidity, and nutrient inputs such as fecal coliform bacteria, nitrogen, and phosphorus to Grassy Creek and the Upper Yadkin River Watershed.
- Restoring, enhancing, and protecting headwater streams, wetlands, riparian buffers and aquatic habitat functions.
- Improving riparian corridor management and targeting restoration of impacted streams and riparian buffer areas. Promoting agronomic farm management techniques and implementing agricultural BMPs and water quality features such as livestock exclusion fencing, alternative watering systems, and nutrient management.