VIDEO: HECLA Greens Creek Mine Mitigation Project Overview

THIS VIDEO provides an overview of the entire scope of the wetland Mitigation Project for HECLA Greens Creek Mine known as the Nevada Creek Mitigation Project. In the video we visit the Greens Creek Mine on Admiralty Island and walk the wetlands that will be impacted and mitigated for in the proposed facility expansion. We join the Waterman Mitigation Partners team in the field as assess the...
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VIDEO: Terracing & Stabilizing the Waste Rock

When the middle tunnel at the Alaska Treasure Mine on Nevada Creek was created over 100 years ago a tremendous pile of waste rock was pulled from the mountain as the workers dug over 4,000 feet of tunnel. This waste rock pile has forever changed the landscape adjacent to the mine entrance and over the last century the pile was grown trees, shrubs, moss and a layer of soil and on top of all of...
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Waste Rock Stabilization phase 1

The muddy, rock strewn grey hillside you see in these photos is actually a gigantic moundĀ of mine waste that was piled here over 100 years ago as the ‘Alaska Treasure Mine’ was being created. The rock contains harsh naturally occurring metals and toxins that should not be in proximity to the creek and if left unchecked could threaten the salmon and other species that call the creek...
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Summer 2014 – on site work resumes

SUMMER HAS ARRIVED to Southeast Alaska, that means the snow has (mostly) melted and on-site work can resume on Douglas Island, the site of the Nevada Creek Restoration Project. The Waterman Mitigation Partners team was very excited to get back into the field and continue work mitigating for wetland impact and restoring the 100 year old historic mine site. The march form the beaches of Gastineau...
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Overview of the Nevada Creek Restoration and Mitigation

The Nevada Creek/Alaska Treasure Mine is a 445-acre parcel located on the southeast side of Douglas Island, Juneau, Alaska. The mine site was in operation for a few brief years and was abandoned over a century ago. Nevada Creek Mitigation Partners has earmarked the site for ecological lift to mitigate for the wetland impacts of one of our clients and looks forward to providing the restoration...
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Inside the Historic Mines at Nevada Creek

The mitigation site at Nevada Creek as the unique history of once being an active gold mine at the beginning of the 20th Century. The site features a large array of mining ruins and relics, including 2 large tunnel entrances – often called adits – that require special consideration due their potential hazard and historic nature. Join Waterman Mitigation Partners Founder Steve Sego as...
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