LandStudies was hired by the Borough of Lititz to restore a wetland within the floodplain of Lititz Run that has been affected by historic human activity such as mill operations, channel straightening, road development and bridge construction, which have indirectly and directly led to the alteration and degradation of the stream and associated floodplain wetlands.
LandStudies provided professional services for native ecological habitat restoration relative to the development of the Chestnut Grove Natural Area
Typical of many communities with common open space, the maintenance committee for the Village Grande community in Lancaster County was looking sustainable alternatives to large expanses of high maintenance lawn areas. Stormwater drainage issues were driving up the cost of maintenance and the solutions lacked ecological benefits.
The facilities director for the Penn State Hershey Medical Center (PSHMC) campus was looking for more sustainable alternatives to manage large areas of open space and particularly challenging areas such as stormwater facilities and steep slopes.
The planning approach includes four components: community organization, public outreach/education, management/planning, and project implementation