VIDEO: ConocoPhillips Partners with Ducks Unlimited to Restore Coastal Wetlands

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ConocoPhillips has joined forces with Ducks Unlimited to help enhance and manage coastal habitats in southeast Louisiana by identifying effective coastal restoration and mitigation projects and working closely with diverse stakeholders.

The Coastal Restoration Partnership between these organizations focuses on restoration of Louisiana’s coastal marshes and their critical resources for waterfowl, communities and industry, Ducks Unlimited said in its announcement.

The partners have kicked off habitat restoration efforts through several freshwater-introduction and marsh-terracing projects. Other projects aimed at shoreline stabilization, coastal ridge restoration and hydrologic improvements are being evaluated and engineered.

In addition, DU and ConocoPhillips are working together to support policies and programs that will continue to drive restoration success throughout coastal Louisiana.

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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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