VIDEO: Delaware Restoration Scheme in Full Swing

One of the largest coastal marsh restorations on the Atlantic Coast is underway in Delaware.

Hurricane Sandy resilience and recovery funding allows efforts to carve out marsh drainage channels, repair breached marshes and reconstruct severely damaged shoreline along approximately 4,000 acres of back-barrier tidal marsh along the Delaware Bay at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge.

Restored marshes at the refuge will provide benefits to several adjacent communities, including Milton and Milford, and create additional habitat for birds such as rufa red knots, American oystercatchers, and piping plovers.

The restored marsh will also improve the communities’ ability to withstand future storms and sea level rise, improve wildlife habitat, and improve beach access.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has just released this short video of the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge Salt Marsh Restoration Project:

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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