Rosewood Beach Named One of the Best Restored

Rosewood Beach was recently named one of America’s 2016 Best Restored Beaches by the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association.

The Rosewood Park restoration project, completed in 2015, involved restoring beach, bluff and ravine ecosystems along a 1,500-foot section of the west shore of Lake Michigan.

It was accomplished under the Great Lakes Fishery and Ecosystem Restoration (GLFER) program, a federal program that authorizes funding to implement projects that support beneficial uses of the Great Lakes.

The restoration project was implemented through a partnership between the Park District of Highland Park (PDHP) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funds from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency played a major role in the implementation of the GLFER project. The PDHP was solely responsible for the implementation of the recreation and education 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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