Wetland Restoration

Wetlands are host to many ecosystem services like absorbing stormwater and reducing flood events; providing unique habitats for thousands of plant and animal species; filtering pollutants out of waterways; and sequestering greenhouse gas emissions.

More than one-third of the United States' threatened and endangered species live only in wetlands, and nearly half use wetlands at some point in their lives. Source: U.S. EPA

Learn more about the functions of wetlands on our blog.

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Inspired by New England Wetland Plants.

Unfortunately, misguided development over the last century in-filled and compromised many of the US’s 220 million acres of wetlands. If you live on a wetland, you can help mitigate the damage of decades of poor zoning by restoring your local wetland and bringing back the birds and butterflies!

Green Jay Landscape Design is experienced in all scales of wetland restoration. A typical restoration project might include:

  • Restoration and mitigation plans
  • Vegetation survey and ecological site inventory
  • Invasive species removal
  • Sediment removal, mechanical dredging, hydro-dredging, and suction harvesting
  • Native planting for mitigation, filtration, and habitat creation
  • Aeration
  • Observation and reporting
  • Assistance with regulator permits where applicable
  • Coir fiber logs for riparian buffer and bank stabilization
  • NY DEC, NY DES, US EPA compliance
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Green Jay offers

Ecological Design & Consulting


Stormwater Management

Left to its own devices, stormwater can gather pollutants and erode your landscape. Green Jay Landscaping can design creative drainage solutions for your property.


Wetland Restoration

Wetlands are Mother Nature's filtration system! We can turn your wetland burden into an asset – meeting local wetland regulations with beautiful design.


Invasive Species Control

More than just "weeds," invasive species can out-compete other plants and reduce biodiversity on your property. Let us take care of your invasive problem holistically and responsibly.


Erosion Control

We face many challenges from steep slopes to stream bank failure. As our climate shifts, it increases the need to anticipate and design sustainable systems that will withstand flooding and serve storms.


Project Management

Jay Archer fuses ecological expertise with practical construction practices and principals for a winning combination in project development.


Carbon Smart Landscaping

We design native landscapes that sequester greenhouse gases to combat global climate change.

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