VIDEO: Cameron Prairie Marsh Restoration Wraps Up

Ducks Unlimited (DU) conservation staff recently completed the Cameron Prairie Marsh Restoration project – the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) funded scheme.

DU obtained the NAWCA grant of $999,901 for the restoration project, which includes additional funding from matching partners Fox & Baldwin LLC, Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), Axalta, Energy Transfer, and DU.

Construction and terrace planting was completed in July 2019.

The project restores brackish marsh on Cameron Parish School Board land and Cameron Prairie National Wildlife Refuge located in the Calcasieu/Sabine Basin. Approximately 80% of marsh in the project area was eroded away, primarily due to Hurricanes Rita and Ike (2005 and 2008).

 

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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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