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  • 28 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is accepting proposals for the FY 2020 Conservation and Restoration Partnership Fund until October 18, 2019. This year the Partnership Fund has dedicated $1,000,000 in matching funds for projects addressing coastal conservation and restoration needs. This funding will allow the State, through CPRA, to explore private/public partnership opportunities […]

  • 9 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Coastal Conservation Association Texas and the Building Conservation Trust have committed $250,000 to support efforts by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and Ducks Unlimited (DU) to restore Dagger Island and protect important seagrass beds in Redfish Bay, Texas. Commenting the latest news, DU Director of Development Matt Bunn, said: “Partners like CCA and BCT […]

  • 22 April 2011

    The environmental impacts of dredging the deltas that develop at the mouths of Lake George’s tributaries will receive a second… BY ANTHONY F. HALL (adirondackalmanack) [mappress] Source: adirondackalmanack, April 22, 2011  

  • 31 August 2010

    As the Liberal Express continues to travel through Cape Breton today, Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff is calling on the federal Conservatives to commit to funding for the dredging of Sydney Harbour to create high-quality jobs and economic development in the region. “The Conservatives are dragging their feet for no good reason when Cape Bretoners’ jobs […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Corps’ latest reservoir regulation studies indicate additional drought conservation measures will be enacted for the Missouri River Mainstem System as the navigation season is set to begin. Minimum navigation flow support will likely be provided for the first half of the Missouri River navigation season based on the anticipated March 15 storage check results, […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have announced $16 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is headed to New York State and the state of Vermont to implement conservation projects in the Lake Champlain watershed. The funding was allocated through the USDA’s Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) and […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency published on April 21, 2014 a notice of availability and public comment to announce the availability of an interpretive rule regarding the applicability of the exemption from permitting provided under section 404(f)(1)(A) of the Clean Water Act (CWA) for discharges of dredged and/or […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A new study conducted by The Nature Conservancy and funded by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) helps land managers and agencies identify “coastal strongholds”. Because of their unique topographies, elevations and landforms, these areas give threatened habitats in Delaware a chance to escape rising sea levels and continue to provide vital services to […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is accepting proposals for the FY 2016 Conservation and Restoration Partnership fund until October 21, 2015. This year the Partnership Fund has dedicated $1 million to provide matching funds for projects aimed at coastal conservation and restoration. The state will use this funding to take advantage of grants, […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has delivered a pledge to Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s office to end dumping of dredge material in the Great Barrier Reef. The pledge has been delivered with a demonstration of dumping and dredging by protesters from the AMCS who staged a mock dump of sludge at the Prime Minister’s office […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The California Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) has awarded $2.98 million to the California Tahoe Conservancy to help restore the Upper Truckee Marsh, the largest wetland in the Lake Tahoe Basin. “We’re grateful to the Wildlife Conservation Board for its support,” said Conservancy Board Chair and City of South Lake Tahoe representative, Brooke Laine. “This new […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    SC Ports Authority, Lowcountry Open Land Trust, Coastal Conservation League and the Southern Environmental Law Center today announced a milestone agreement for the Post-45 Harbor Deepening Project that includes a significant Port contribution to land conservation efforts along the Cooper River Corridor.  SC Ports Authority (SCPA) is partnering with Lowcountry Open Land Trust (LOLT), Coastal […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos last week awarded three grants totaling nearly $1 million for programs in New York’s portion of the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Funding for the grants is provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. DEC’s Chesapeake Bay Watershed Program administers the grants. The grants are for […]

  • 31 July 2011

    The Newton Conservation Commission last night voted to accept a plan by the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority to dredge mounds of soil… By Dan Adams (boston) [mappress] Source: boston, July 31, 2011;

  • 29 November 2011

    Environmental groups and conservation officials have taken opposite sides on dredging Lake George’s large deltas expanded over the last several decades at the mouths of Hague Brook, Finkle Brook and English Brook. The Warren County Soil and Water Conservation District and the Lake George Association have been pursuing efforts for three years to obtain permits […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has just announced the initial round of grants from the Gulf Coast Conservation Grants Program (GCCGP). The announced 29 grants total nearly $13 million and will generate an additional $15.8 million in matching funds, for a total conservation impact of nearly $28.8 million that will enhance coastal watersheds, […]

  • 4 May 2012

    Ministry of Environment and Forests has identified 115 wetlands including lakes, in the country, covering 24 States and 02 Union Territories, for conservation and management under National Wetland Conservation Programme. Various conservation activities under Management Action Plan of Identified Wetlands include: data collection and survey & demarcation, catchment area treatment, desilting & dredging, bio-fencing, fisheries […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) today responded to the Great Barrier Reef policy announcement from the Queensland Liberal National Party (LNP) as totally inadequate. Felicity Wishart, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said the community was expecting a strong commitment from the LNP to protect the Reef but their policy failed to deliver. “The […]

  • 24 February 2011

      ABPmer, an established authority in marine conservation zone planning has developed a free tool for those marine conservation planners that are running Marxan software in parallel with ESRI ArcGIS 10, the latest upgrade of the popular GIS software suite. The UK Marine & Coastal Access Act and Marine (Scotland) Act provide for the identification, […]

  • 21 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The State of California’s Coastal Conservancy awarded a series of grants, totaling over $2.6 million, to seven projects that will protect coastal land, improve watershed health, restore habitat and increase public access to the coast. The full list grants, authorized on January 18 at the Coastal Conservancy’s Board meeting in San Diego, is as follows: […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    An ambitious project to salvage Kashmir’s lifeline river Jhelum has started to yield positive results. Jhelum, which is a main source of irrigation in the Valley, has been marred by extensive siltation in last few decades. In absence of any conservation measures, the river had lost its carrying capacity and led to blockage of its […]

  • 24 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    After nearly two years of inordinate delay the Jammu and Kashmir Government has finally constituted the Wullar Development Authority (WDA) to restore the pristine glory of Asia’s largest freshwater lake – Wullar – in north Kashmir. Officials said the formation of the WDA will streamline implementation of the ambitious Wullar Conservation Project. The formation of […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The United States Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service has announced the availability of $17.5 million in financial and technical assistance nationwide to help eligible conservation partners voluntarily protect, restore and enhance critical wetlands. “USDA has leveraged partnerships to accomplish a great deal on America’s wetlands over the past two decades,” said Agriculture Secretary Tom […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

     Jasper County Conservation has just released this beautiful video about their Mariposa Lake Restoration Project.  According to the Conservation, this very important restoration project started in 2018. Due to high levels of sediment washing in from the watershed, dredging was required to restore the lake to its original depths, along with many other preventative […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Washington Department of Ecology was awarded $2.2 million in grant funding by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to support three critical coastal wetland projects in Washington state. Washington was one of 12 states and Puerto Rico to receive funding under the National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grants Program. “The projects selected for the grant […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow, vice chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, and Carl Levin, chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, yesterday announced support for Ducks Unlimited to implement conservation programs to help restore and conserve Great Lakes coastal and interior wetlands. The $1,488,944 grant comes through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. “Our Great […]