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Ripley’s Den Nutrient Bank


Project Type
Nutrient Bank
Virginia | Wythe County
Service Area
New River Basin
Project Size
Nutrient: 103.22 IBS
Stormwater Management & Water Quality
Habitat Types
  • Nitrogen
  • Nutrient
  • Phosphorus

The goal of this 23.29 acre nutrient bank located in Wythe County, Virginia is to reduce nutrient (phosphorus) and sediment loading into the Roanoke River watershed via tributaries located within and/or in close proximity to the Bank through the conversion of active agricultural land into forest; and generate certified non-point nutrient credits for transfer under existing and future federal, state and local law, programs, regulations and guidance, including the DEQ Guidance.