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  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the State of Maine have signed a two-year cooperative agreement totaling $195,000 to evaluate sand resources for coastal resilience and restoration planning. Under this agreement, the Maine Coastal Program and Maine Geological Survey of the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (DACF) will develop an assessment to […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Prime Minister of Tuvalu, Enele Sosene Sopoaga, along with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) yesterday officially launched the Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation Project (TCAP) marking the start of an ambitious, large-scale push to protect the Pacific island nation from climate change.  The Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation Project, set to run for seven years, is financed […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor Scott Walker announced recently that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded Wisconsin a three-year $840,000 Coastal Resilience Grant to help Lake Michigan communities and property owners in Southeastern Wisconsin reduce damages from coastal hazards and sustain the operation of their coastal economic assets. The grant entitled “Improving Economic Security in Coastal Wisconsin” […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Public Works recently approved funding for a new Coastal Resiliency Grant Program to help Maryland’s coastal communities enhance their resiliency to the effects of extreme storms and weather. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources program will help design four shoreline improvement demonstration projects across the state with an additional two projects pending. “Maryland is one of […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has announced that the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) recently awarded nearly $24 million from its Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF) to four new projects in the state of Alabama. The projects, developed in consultation with state and federal resource agencies, are designed to remedy harm and reduce the risk […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Arcadis, a design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets, has been awarded an approximate $11.6 million contract by the City of Norfolk, Virginia, to protect Ohio Creek communities against future flooding and continued sea level rise. The city received a $115 million grant to transform the Ohio Creek Watershed. The grant follows a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Restoration work has begun at Mispillion Harbor Reserve and the Ted Harvey Conservation Area on two key DNREC projects that will repair and restore beaches, critical wetlands and other natural defenses. Both Division of Fish and Wildlife projects protect and restore wildlife habitat, improve coastal resiliency and preparedness to storms, and protect public safety and […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In partnership with New York Sea Grant, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens yesterday announced $89,000 in grants for four projects that will help Great Lakes coastal communities to increase storm resiliency and protect water quality. “New York remains vulnerable to the effects of climate change, especially from more frequent severe […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Patrick Administration announced a grant program to reduce or eliminate risks associated with coastal storms, erosion and sea level rise through natural and nonstructural approaches called green infrastructure. These grants, available to cities, towns and nonprofit groups, are part of the Patrick Administration’s $50 million investment in climate change initiatives. “As we face the […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Patrick Administration announced nearly $1.3 million in funding to reduce risks associated with coastal storms, erosion and sea level rise through natural and nonstructural approaches called green infrastructure. The funding for this  first ever round of Green Infrastructure for Coastal Resilience Pilot Grants was made available through Governor Deval Patrick’s $50 million investment in […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ducks Unlimited (DU) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have completed a wetland restoration and enhancement project on the 300-acre Middleton Unit – the Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge in Anahuac, Texas. “The Gulf Coast is one of the most important areas for waterfowl on the continent and its habitats are in jeopardy from coastal […]

  • 20 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A multi-state project, including a research team from the Biology Department at Sacred Heart University (SHU), was selected for funding to monitor, evaluate and provide recommendations for the design and placement of living shorelines or nature-based infrastructure as part of a $1 million 2017 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Coastal Resilience Grant. The grant will be […]

  • 29 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has proposed guidance document that emphasizes natural and nature-based solutions to better protect New Yorkers and the state’s coastline and help guide communities to produce living shorelines in NY marine district. “Improving coastal resiliency and reducing risk to communities is a priority of Governor Andrew Cuomo, and […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Indonesian and Dutch water experts – during the recent seminars in Jakarta and Surabaya –  discussed options to integrate the concept of Building with Nature in future infrastructural projects in Indonesia. The seminars took place on 10 and 12 March and were part of a trade mission and a state visit by Dutch King Willem-Alexander and […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and their contractor Barnegat Bay Dredging Company are conducting dredging operations and marsh restoration at Mordecai Island, NJ. The USACE is removing critical shoals from the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway and using the material to restore a portion of Mordecai Island marshland. The island serves two important […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science has awarded more than $1.1 million for research to give coastal communities new ways to incorporate natural infrastructure, such as restored wetlands, into their coastal resilience planning for sea level rise and coastal flooding. Coastal communities and their ecosystems are threatened by rising seas and coastal flooding that […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, New England District, is conducting the Pawcatuck River Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) feasibility study and is proposing a plan to reduce potential storm and flooding impacts to Westerly, Charlestown, South Kingstown and Narragansett, Rhode Island. The study area includes about 28 miles of moderately developed coast in the mentioned towns in Washington […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As a part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the state of Florida signed a two-year cooperative agreement totaling $200,000 to evaluate sand resources for coastal resilience and restoration planning. In addition, the agreement will […]

  • 22 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Galveston District of the Army Corps has entered into a memorandum of understanding with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) (a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Interior) and the Texas General Land Office (GLO) to streamline and synchronize Gulf of Mexico sediment resource identification data for use in Texas coastal protection and […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of New York is getting ready to host, May 28th 2015, a series of three Community Workshops for the East Side Coastal Resiliency (ESCR) project, formerly known as the BIG U. The purpose of the project is to reduce the risk of extreme weather and climate change, as well as improve quality of […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Tuvalu has launched a new coastal protection project to bolster resilience to climate change, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) said in its latest release.  UNDP-supported, Green Climate Fund (GCF) financed project will benefit one in three people in one of the world’s most vulnerable Small Island Developing States, the announcement stated. […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Secretary of the Interior, David Bernhardt, is awarding more than $20 million to 22 projects in 11 coastal states to protect, restore or enhance more than 7,000 acres of coastal wetlands and adjacent upland habitats under the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program. State and local governments, private […]