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  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Duval County Shore Protection Project was recognized yesterday by the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) as one of the nation’s best restored beaches for 2019. Actually, the project includes four county beaches that were recognized: Atlantic, Neptune and Jacksonville beaches, and Hannah Park, reported the Corps. “The Duval County Shore Protection Project […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Partrac GeoMarine, the Houston-based Marine Survey and Coastal Consultancy company, will take part in this year’s national American Shore and Beach Preservation Association’s (ASBPA) annual meeting ‘Resilient Shorelines for Rising Tides’ at Galveston, Texas, from October 30th through November 2nd. Partrac GeoMarine’s Technical Director, Dr. Kevin Black, and Sediment Tracing Specialist, Dr. Jack Poleykett will […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA), in cooperation with the Coastal Zone Foundation, recently announced the Call for Abstracts for its 2018 National Coastal Conference. The event will take place from October 30 – November 2 at the Galveston Island Convention Center, Galveston Island, TX. The theme of the 2018 conference is “Resilient […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Sandbridge Beach Restoration Project has been named by the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) as one of the beast restored beaches for 2017. This renourishment project is located in the city of Virginia Beach and has been re-nourished four times since 1998. An estimated 7.8 million cubic yards of sand have been […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) President, Anthony P. Pratt, testified earlier this week about the need for federal investment in coastal infrastructure such as beaches, dunes and wetlands at the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing. Pratt is the Administrator for Shoreline and Waterway Management at the Delaware Department of Natural Resources […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association are working together to advance coastal dune science and management through workshops and research investments. They have funded projects at Oregon State University, University of North Carolina, University of Pennsylvania, North Carolina State University, Texas A&M University and […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the beginning of the summer beach season a few days away, the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) has just released its much-anticipated annual list of the nation’s best restored beaches. This year’s list provides representation from the west, east, Great Lakesand the Gulf coasts. The 2016 winners are: Babe’s Beach, Galveston, TX; Rosewood […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    With the belief that improved research and communication are critical to managing dunes, at the end of October the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) hosted a workshop on “Dune Management Challenges on Developed Coasts.” This event brought together more than 100 academics and practitioners from around the world to wrestle with the challenges […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Ken Duffy, Natural and Water Resources Program Manager of BEM Systems, presented the study findings, “Risks Posed by Coastal Erosion on Air Force Installations Located Along the 680-Mile Shoreline of Arctic Alaska,” on October 15, 2015 at the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association conference. The U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC) retained […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    America’s coastal nearshore is in need of further integrated research and the nurturing of a “nearshore community” to ensure its fragile resources are being properly managed and protected. That’s the conclusion of a recently published extensive report which sprang out of a 2014 workshop engaging academic, industry and governmental stakeholders. This report, along with a […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new federal study is attempting to reframe the national discussion about coastal risk and relief, and it behooves local communities and coastal advocates to be part of this conversation from the beginning. The study, issued by the National Research Council in late July, calls for “a national vision for managing risks from coastal storms… […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) released its much-anticipated annual list of the nation’s best restored beaches. This year’s list provides representation from the west, east and the Gulf coasts of the United States. The 2014 winners are: – Aquia Landing County Park, Stafford County, VA; – Cocoa Beach, Brevard County, FL; – […]

  • 18 July 2011

    There are more federal dollars available this year to rebuild beaches than at any time during the past 15 years, thanks to the end of … (lakewyliepilot) [mappress] Source: lakewyliepilot, July 18, 2011;

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    KS Associates, Inc., an Ohio-based Coastal/Transportation engineering firm, has just announced that Christopher M. Day, P.E., is now a new member of the firm serving as a Project Manager at their Coastal Engineering Group. The Group provides engineering solutions for all types of waterfront and water-related infrastructure, helping clients plan, design, and manage the construction […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Myrtle Beach yesterday received the Robert L. Wiegel Coastal Project Award for its beach preservation and restoration projects dating back to the 1980s. The city initiated a three-phase plan for beach restoration in the 1980s: Phase 1 — small-scale beach scraping; Phase 2 — mediumscale nourishment by trucks using inland sand; and […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Topsail Beach, North Carolina, awarded their channel dredging and beach nourishment project contract to Weeks Marine during a special meeting last week. The $24.6 million project, often referred to as the Local Storm Damage Reduction Plan or SDR, includes dredging the New Topsail Inlet and the side channels in Banks Channel and […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    For the second time in recent years, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has been named a national winner for Best Restored Beaches from the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA). CPRA’s Caminada Headland Beach and Dune Restoration project restored more than 13 miles of beach and dune stretching from the mouth […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cardiff State Beach is one of five beaches, and the only on the West Coast, awarded the nation’s Best Restored Beaches by the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA). Local elected officials and representatives with San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy, SANDAG, Caltrans, the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association, and California State Parks gathered yesterday morning […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The full range of coastal concerns will be up for discussion at the upcoming National Coastal Conference, with more than 180 speakers addressing an array of issues during the three-day event. The conference, presented by the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA), is titled “Beaches, Bays and Beyond” to reflect the breadth of issues […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge Barrier Beach has entered the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) annual list of the nation’s best restored beaches. This restoration scheme was a federal project funded by the Hurricane Sandy Relief Act, restoring two miles of a beach/berm/dune/back barrier complex with 1.4 million cubic yards of sand. According to […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    One more beach, the 4,000-foot-long barrier known as Popponesset Spit, is among this year’s best restored beaches, according to the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA). For almost two decades Save Popponesset Bay has worked with Massachusetts Audubon Society and the Town of Mashpee to protect one of the town’s most valuable natural resources – […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Phipps Ocean Park in the Town of Palm Beach, Florida, has been named by the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) as one of the beast restored beaches for 2017. This award was established by the ASBPA to recognize the considerable efforts undertaken by coastal communities to manage and where necessary restore beach […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) has just released awards for the nation’s best restored beaches. Among this year’s best restored beaches is the Dauphin Island East End Beach in Alabama. The Dauphin Island East End Beach and Barrier Island Restoration Project was a non-federal project which combined recreation, habitat protection and storm […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) announced yesterday that Folly Beach County Park (FBCP) is a winner of its 2015 Best Restored Beach Award. “ASBPA created the Best Restored Beach award as a way of highlighting the value of America’s restored beaches,” said Harry Simmons, mayor of Caswell Beach, N.C., and ASBPA president. “As […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) has announced that their 2015 National Coastal Conference will take place on October 14-16 at the Intercontinental New Orleans. The theme of the 2015 conference is “Broadening Coastal Perspectives”. The national coastal conference will provide an opportunity for all coastal stakeholders to learn together and develop collaborative […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) has announced that their 2015 National Coastal Conference will be held on October 14-16, at the Intercontinental New Orleans. The theme of the 2015 conference is “Broadening Coastal Perspectives”. The national coastal event will provide an opportunity for all coastal stakeholders to learn together and develop collaborative networks and resources to […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Monica Chasten, Operations Project Manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District, received a national award on Capitol Hill for her efforts to help re-establish coastal navigation and restore degraded marsh in New Jersey in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.    Chasten was honored with the Army Corps of Engineers Award by the […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) announced recently that the Town of North Topsail Beach is a winner of its 2014 Best Restored Beach Award. “ASBPA created the Best Restored Beach award in 2001 as a way of highlighting the value of America’s restored beaches,” said Harry Simmons, mayor of Caswell Beach, N.C., […]