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  • 13 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator David Vitter has announced that Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana will be receiving a grant of $23.7 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), providing for restoration of Oyster Bayou Marsh in Cameron Parish. “Coastal restoration and hurricane protection aren’t just important issues. They’re matters of life or death […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In honor of Earth Month, Governor Pat Quinn recently visited a volunteer clean-up of Chicago’s Oak Street Beach to announce a $1.6 million investment in environmental and education projects along the Lake Michigan shoreline and in the Millennium Reserve-Calumet region. The projects will be funded through the Illinois Coastal Management Program (ICMP), which was formed […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Coastal Office’s Florida Coastal Management Program (FCMP) recently welcomed more than 100 attendees at its second annual meeting to expand partnerships and discuss local coastal management issues in Northeast Florida. The theme of this year’s meeting was Strong Local Communities, with an emphasis on risk reduction and preparedness. The agenda featured guest speakers from state […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Commission (GLC), U.S. Rep. Brian Higgins, Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper and other guests celebrated the completion of the Buffalo River Habitat Restoration Project yesterday. Eight project sites have been restored since 2013, enhancing nearly two miles of shoreline and 20 acres of fish and wildlife habitat along the lower Buffalo River. Work was led by the GLC […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Members of the Oregon Congressional Delegation recently sent a letter to the Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Ryan Fisher urging the Trump Administration to fund critical maintenance and dredging of Oregon’s small ports and jetties. Representatives Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer, Kurt Schrader and Suzanne Bonamici, along with Senators Ron Wyden and […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Carla Quinn, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, National Hurricane Program (NHP) lead, has provided updates on the program to attendees at the Interagency Coordinating Committee on Hurricanes Annual Meeting at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III offices in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on February 28, 2018. NHP is administered by FEMA in partnership with the NOAA […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Organised by Kongsberg Maritime, FEMME is the Forum for Exchange of Mutual Multibeam Experiences. This biennial conference brings together a diverse delegation of Kongsberg Maritime multibeam users, who regard it as one of the most rewarding events of its kind on the calendar. FEMME is a truly global affair – this year 170 people attended […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work is set to reconvene on the ongoing salt marsh restoration project along John Anderson Drive in North Peninsula State Park in Volusia County. Mobilization to complete phase three of the project is expected to begin today.  The work will take place along the west side of John Anderson Drive approximately three-quarters of a mile south […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced a $700,000 state grant to advance the Herring River Estuary restoration in Wellfleet and Truro, one of the largest ecological restoration projects in the Northeast, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts informs.  This grant leverages a total of $985,034 in funding for the project in fiscal years 2017 and 2018 from the […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden have introduced the Living Shorelines Act, legislation that would create a new grant program for nature-based shoreline protection projects known as living shorelines. “As sea-level rise and coastal storms continue to threaten thousands of coastal communities and economies, investing in living shorelines can help reduce risk from […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) has awarded funding for nine habitat restoration projects in the 14th round of its RI Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund (CEHRTF). The Council approved the funding at the February 27 semi-monthly meeting in Providence. As with the previous two years, in its request for proposals the […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    DNREC’s Delaware Coastal Programs (DCP) announced yesterday that the Town of Slaughter Beach has been selected for DCP’s first annual Resilient Community Partnership. This partnership leverages up to $75,000 in federal funding provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to help Delaware communities improve their planning and preparation capabilities for responding to coastal […]

  • 5 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has announced the release of the 2020 Request for Proposals for the National Coastal Resilience Fund (NCRF) which provides grant funding to restore, increase and strengthen natural infrastructure to protect coastal communities while also enhancing habitats for fish and wildlife. This year, Congress has again provided funding under […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin have announced $471,161 for the Michigan Sea Grant program to secure projects that help build and foster resilient coastal Great Lakes communities. This funding is a portion of a $15.9 million grant announced though the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Sea Grant program. “The Great Lakes are critical […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An observation system that provides real-time data on the health of the coastal ecosystem of the Great Lakes will receive a federal grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The Synthesis, Observations and Response (SOAR) system integrates various activities in support of restoration of the Great Lakes. “The Great Lakes are critical to Michigan’s […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Historic Egmont Key will soon receive critical sand thanks to maintenance on the Tampa Harbor channel. The small island has experienced large-scale erosion and structural damage on its western shoreline.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a $13.4 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Ill., to […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has announced the release of the 2019 Request for Proposals for the National Coastal Resilience Fund (NCRF), which provides grant funding to restore, increase and strengthen natural infrastructure to protect coastal communities. This year, Congress has again provided funding for Title IX of the National Oceans and Coastal Security Act, […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently awarded New Jersey a major regional coastal resilience grant to help communities in 15 municipalities in Monmouth County develop a resiliency plan. Louis Berger, an engineering, architecture, planning, environmental and construction management firm based in Morristown, NJ, partnered with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) […]

  • 20 June 2012

    Scientists in the Habitat Research Group (HRG) are conducting studies to identify the essential habitats of eastern Bering Sea species. This includes work to identify suitable predictor variables for quantitative habitat models and to develop tools to map the variables over very large areas. Abundance estimates from annual bottom trawl surveys are being combined with […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A workshop for engineers, consultants, designers and landscape architects interested in incorporating green infrastructure and living shoreline techniques into coastal projects will take place on Thursday, October 26, 2017, at the Portsmouth Public Library in Portsmouth, NH. Living shoreline projects have started to appear in many New England tidal environments, but the Northeast region lags […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    A bank stabilization project Black River in La Crosse County may result in the “incidental taking” of a rare mayfly, massasagua rattlesnake, and butterfly mussel under an authorization the Department of Natural Resources proposes to issue for the project. Incidental take refers to the unintentional loss of individual endangered or threatened animals or plants that […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. has announced that New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium (NJSGC) has been awarded $567,776 for research, extension and education programs on coastal issues. NJSGC will also receive an additional $333,281 in non-federal matching funds. Sea Grant is a nationwide network administered through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of 33 programs […]

  • 4 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters have announced that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is awarding $2.33 million to restore habitats on the islands in the lower part of the Detroit River. Senator Stabenow is Co-Chair of the Great Lakes Task Force and Senator Peters is a member. “We know that what’s good […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A team co-led by Associate Professor Christopher Hein of William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) has won a three-year, $687,850 federal grant to study how natural and constructed dunes respond when impacted by coastal storms and rising seas. According to VIMS, their goal is to provide resource managers with knowledge and tools […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An observation system that provides real-time data on the health of the coastal ecosystem of the Great Lakes will receive a federal grant of $252,681, from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to improve its online presence, U.S. Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced.  “In cleaning up the Great Lakes, we need to ensure […]

  • 29 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plunged into the first step in preparation for necessary dredging operations of Wachapreague Channel, delmarvanow.com reports. This week they began taking samples from the bottom in the area between channel markers 126 and 121. Boats trying to navigate through this channel encounter difficulties because of the shallow waters. Coast […]