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Qualen Woods Nutrient Bank


Project Type
Nutrient Bank
Virginia | Accomack County
Service Area
Eastern Shore River Basin
Stormwater Management & Water Quality
Habitat Types
  • Nitrogen
  • Nutrient
  • Phosphorus

The goal of this 28.0 acre nutrient bank located in Accomack County is to reduce nutrient (phosphorus) and sediment loading into the Eastern Shore Watershed via the conversion of active agricultural land into forest; and generate nonpoint nutrient credits for transfer under existing and future federal, state and local law, programs, regulations and guidance. The site primarily consists of crop production. The land use conversion will generate 576.29 pounds of nitrogen reduction and 54.57 pounds of phosphorus reduction.