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  • 3 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is providing $13.5 million in Waterway Improvement Fund grants in Fiscal Year 2021 to enhance and improve public boating access facilities, water safety, and navigation throughout the state. This funding will go toward 43 projects in 17 counties, along with grants for statewide projects and emergency needs. Funded projects […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has decided not to pursue a $2 million project to build an erosion control barrier, called a groin, near the department’s boating access site on Oman Creek, the State of Michigan informs. Instead, the DNR will continue to maintain the boating access site through routine dredging operations, which have […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has developed a new conservation tool to identify opportunities for the beneficial use of clean dredged sediments.  Beneficial Use – Identifying Locations for Dredge (BUILD) is a mapping tool that will support the state’s Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts, protect infrastructure and investment, and enhance coastal resiliency. The tool was inspired by […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control of the state of Delaware’s (DNREC) Shoreline & Waterway Management Section will be holding three informational public open house workshops to share information about dredging and other waterway management operations in Delaware. The workshops are scheduled as follows: Wednesday, Oct. 23, 5-7:30 p.m., South Coastal Library, 43 […]

  • 7 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation has announced that dredging work on a lagoon adjacent to the Assawoman Canal in Delaware Seashore State Park is set to begin this week.  Preparation operations for the dredging project took place at the site off Town Road near Route 26 in Ocean View, DE. According to DNREC, these […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two governments have decided to take matters into their own hands by purchasing dredges and using government staff to get the work completed. Both the City of Whiting, Indiana, and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) purchased Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) 2019 IMS Model 5012 LP Versi-Dredge systems to complete dredging projects at their […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Watershed Stewardship have introduced the Delaware Living Shorelines Monitoring Framework, a tool to help landowners, professionals and scientists develop plans for gauging the success of living shoreline projects installed throughout the state. Living shorelines are a natural and effective way to stabilize a shoreline, reduce […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Coastal Management Program is accepting pre-applications for grant-funded projects to start in fall 2019. “We will award grants to projects that protect, preserve, and restore the natural and cultural resources along the Illinois Lake Michigan shoreline,” IDNR stated in their release. Funding will be available for projects that: improve the health of […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have received approval from the State Controlling Board to begin funding nearly $10 million in projects aimed toward helping to keep dredged material out of Lake Erie. These projects are part of Ohio’s “Healthy Lake Erie Fund” efforts and will be […]

  • 28 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has granted a permit for the Fargo-Moorhead Flood Risk Management Project known as “Plan B.”  The permit approval followed the DNR’s completion of a supplemental environmental review that examined revisions to an earlier iteration of the project. The Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Authority now has the combined dam safety and public […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Coastal bird populations face multiple threats, including habitat loss and degradation, human disturbance, increased predation and sea level rise, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) said in its latest release.  In fact, their populations have declined by 70 percent during the last forty to sixty years, according to SCDNR. South Carolina is a critical […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has begun a coastal resiliency project at Assateague State Park, aimed at reducing shoreline erosion. The park improvement project will occur on a tidal marsh area located on the west side of the Verrazano Bridge, adjacent to the park’s boat ramp and fishing pier. The project seeks to construct a […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking public comments through June 2 on a proposed project for the Piping Plover habitat restoration. According to DNR’s release, this restoration program is set to improve habitat along about 1,700 feet of St. Louis River shoreline near Superior, Wisconsin, in an area owned by the Wisconsin […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources’ Board of Public Works yesterday unanimously approved dedicated funding of two Coastal Resiliency Grant Program projects in Anne Arundel County to help communities enhance their resiliency to the effects of climate change, extreme storms and weather. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is helping to design six shoreline improvement demonstration projects statewide to implement on-the-ground […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will host a Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) Workshop on March 20, 2018 from 1:00 – 4:00 PM. The workshop will be held at the SCDNR Marine Center located at Ft. Johnson in Charleston, South Carolina. The BIG program provides grant funding to construct, renovate, and maintain tie-up facilities with […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    In mid-January, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) will mail letters to property owners along Ohio’s Lake Erie coast whose properties are located within a preliminarily-identified Coastal Erosion Area (CEA). The letters will initiate a 120-day comment period for coastal erosion maps that have been updated since the previous release in 2010. Under Ohio’s […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) recently finished the 2017 dredging season, having removed 1.053.042 cubic yards of dredge material from state park lakes and other state properties. Last year, a total of 1,011,458 cubic yards of sediment were removed statewide, ODNR said. “Dredging is critical at our state park lakes to improve boater […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently completed an emergency dredging project in Keweenaw County to restore the Grand Traverse Harbor channel for commercial and recreational boating. The $246,230 dredging project, undertaken by Marine Tech, LLC of Duluth, Minnesota, through the DNR’s Parks and Recreation Division, pumped 9,000 cubic yards of sand to a […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will host a public meeting on the proposed dredging project designed to restore the Grand Traverse Harbor channel and help protect Buffalo Reef. The meeting is set to take place at 6 p.m. Thursday, August 3, at the Lake Linden-Hubbell High School Auditorium. Public input from this meeting […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    DNREC’s Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Program announced that its final report on the health of wetlands located in Kent County’s Leipsic River Watershed and Little Creek area has been given a C+ grade for their current condition, with opportunity for improvement. Tidal wetlands in the watersheds were in the best health of the four types […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is providing $10.5 million in Waterway Improvement Fund grants to improve public boating access and navigation throughout the state. Passed by the Maryland General Assembly and signed by Governor Larry Hogan, this critical funding will go toward 49 projects in 18 counties from Allegany to Worcester. “Through this grant program, we are […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Representative Scott Dianda yesterday announced that the state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has agreed to pay for the emergency dredging of Lake Superior’s Grand Traverse Bay Harbor in Schoolcraft Township. Stamp sand has again nearly completely blocked the harbor and stopped boat traffic, potentially harming the region’s fishing industry. “Residents can’t afford to lose […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ohio has created a successful way to separate the clean, usable sand from the silts, fines and toxins dredged from the Cuyahoga River. “Instead of throwing a valuable resource away, sand is being used to support Ohio’s economy through jobs in the construction industry and infrastructure improvements,” the Ohio DNR Office of Coastal Management said […]

  • 17 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Eight Indiana counties will be able to address sediment problems in lakes and rivers, thanks to $617,500 in grant funding from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources’ Lake and River Enhancement (LARE) program, DNR said in its latest announcement.  LARE grants are administered through DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife. Division director, Mark Reiter, said […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The DNREC Division of Watershed Stewardship in cooperation with the Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife will be dredging the western finger of Silver Lake and the sediment, approximately 1,500 cubic yards, will be reused to shore up the edge of the lake. The staging area is located at the north end of the Tot […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Coastal restoration in southwest Louisiana and the importance of Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge in the process were the primary topics as the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, the Coastal Protection Restoration Authority, the Department of Natural Resources and the Chenier Plain Authority met August 4 at the refuge. Scooter Trosclair, program manager at Rockefeller Refuge, […]