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  • 2 March 2012

    A joint international expert mission to the World Heritage property of Great Barrier Reef by the UNESCO World Heritage Centre (WHC), and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is taking place from 5 to 14 March 2012. The World Heritage Committee, at its 35th session in June 2011 (Paris) examined the state of […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency started this week the construction works on a major extension to Essex Wildlife Trust’s Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve, on the Colne estuary. The estuary has national and international designations due to its conservation importance and has recently been included in the Marine Conservation Zone designation. The project, which is a partnership between […]

  • 17 September 2012

    An ambitious project to salvage Kashmir’s lifeline river Jhelum has started to yield positive results with the Jammu and Kashmir government maintaining that the flood threat triggered by recent incessant rains subsided due to ongoing conservation measures in the river in north Kashmir. Jhelum which is a main source of irrigation in the Valley has […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on a proposal to certify the establishment and operation of a privately owned, 76-acre wetland mitigation bank north of the city of Long Beach in Pacific County. The public comment period for the proposed Long Beach Wetland Mitigation Bank is Friday, Nov. 16, through Monday […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Chesapeake Bay Program and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) have announced the recipients of $3 million in grants for restoration, conservation and environmental outreach initiatives across the Maryland and the District of Columbia. The 13 projects will leverage more than $3.8 million in matching funds to lower pollution and improve the health […]

  • 3 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Finishing touches on the ‘first of its kind’ Cardiff State Beach Living Shoreline project were successfully completed last week, the Californian City of Encinitas reports.  Construction work began in October 2018 to build sand dunes supporting native plant and animal habitat which serve to protect a stretch of Cardiff shoreline and Highway 101 historically plagued […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Soil and Water Conservation Society’s (SWCS) Southern New England Chapter (SNEC) will today (August 10) host an annual Summer Meeting for SWCS members and the public at the South Kingstown Land Trust Barn in Wakefield, Rhode Island. Rhode Island government staff will discuss the BeachSAMP, followed by a field tour to coastal erosion sites, lunch, and a SWCS SNEC membership […]

  • 15 November 2011

    A conservation group in Lincolnshire has urged people to sign a petition opposing possible government reductions in the number of proposed…   (bbc) [mappress] Source: bbc, November 15, 2011;

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The UK’s largest coastal management scheme, carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, has been named a finalist in the 2015 CIEEM awards. The Steart Coastal Management Project is a finalist in the CIEEM Best Practice Award for Stakeholder Engagement. Earlier this month the same scheme won a prestigious Environment […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Government efforts to restore the ecological health of Lake Okeechobee and the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee estuaries are under fire from Florida environmental groups. The projects on the table are well-intentioned, say several organizations. But the astronomical costs and unrealistic projections won’t restore wetlands and conserve water resources, and are nothing more than a waste […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A delegation led by Chinese State forest administration’s vice-minister, Mr Chen Fengxue visited the office of Wetlands International, the Netherlands, and signed a new Memorandum of Understanding on 24 May. The MoU focuses on the international collaboration between SFA and Wetlands International in the coming years. Both parties also discussed the conservation and restoration of […]

  • 13 April 2010

    PHASE two of the most ambitious conservation project in 20 years is now underway at Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, near Ripon… [mappress] Source:ripongazette,April 13,2010;

  • 28 June 2013

    Acadie Bathurst NDP MP Yvon Godin is not happy with the Conservative Governement over dredging operation of the Tabusintac Channel, and other channels like this one in New Brunswick. Godin told the Commons during question period that the conservatives need to take responsibility for the delays in the dredging of the Channel, adding operations were […]

  • 27 November 2012

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission must pay $1.28 million in restoration costs in a settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency over the illegal dredging of Cowbone Marsh in Glades County, reports news-press.com. This agreement is part of a $3.4 million settlement of 17 wetlands cases in six states across the federal agency’s Southeastern […]

  • 27 May 2011

    The Natural Resources Conservation Authority (NRCA) and the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) have stood by their decision to… BY PETRE WILLIAMS-RAYNOR (jamaicaobserver) [mappress] Source: jamaicaobserver, May 27, 2011;

  • 7 July 2010

    Two Montauk marine contractors and a marina owner are in hot water with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation this … By Beth Young [mappress] Source: 27east, July 7, 2010;

  • 11 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is holding a public meeting on Thursday, September 13, 1 p.m. at Herkimer County Community College (HCCC), Herkimer, NY, to discuss Mohawk River flooding and flood mitigation strategies, the agency announced. The meeting will include two panel discussions with presentations on flooding along the Mohawk River, […]

  • 26 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Steve Israel are calling for an extension of the public comment period for the recently released U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Draft Dredge Material Management Plan (DMMP) and the Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (DPEIS). The extension of the comment period will allow stakeholders the time necessary to fully review the extensive report […]

  • 29 July 2010

    With a federal grant in hand, Box Elder County is partnering with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to remove 40 years … By Ellen Cook (tremontonleader) [mappress] Source: tremontonleader, July 29, 2010;

  • 20 May 2010

    As the Port of Sydney in Nova Scotia celebrates Ports Day tomorrow, Liberal MPs are calling on the Harper Conservatives to make an…   [mappress] Source: liberal, May 20, 2010;

  • 12 August 2010

    Chuck Williams of Delaware’s Division of Soil and Water Conservation has been involved with the dredging of the Assawoman Canal for 20 years… By Dennis Forney capegazette [mappress] Source: capegazette, August 12, 2010;

  • 27 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Australia’s largest environment groups have joined forces to fight the planned dumping of dredge waste in Great Barrier Reef waters. The chief executive officers from WWF-Australia, the Australian Marine Conservation Society, Australian Conservation Foundation, Greenpeace Australia Pacific, Get Up!, and the Humane Society International-Australia have sent a joint letter to the Great Barrier Reef Marine […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Member of Parliament for Sydney-Victoria, Mark Eyking, questioned the Conservative Government on the divestiture of the Sydney Harbour bottom. Eyking asked when the government will transfer control of the harbour bottom to the Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM) so the municipality can focus on the economic development of the Port. “Now that the dredging is complete, […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the University of Wyoming have each received $112,500 in grant funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to develop protect, manage and restore wetlands in the state of Wyoming. The EPA Wetland Program Development Grants are awarded through a competitive process and are intended to support state and local […]

  • 23 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has signed a $2.5 million agreement to design a project that will remediate contaminated sediment and create a substantial new habitat at the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Centennial Park, a waterfront park being developed in Detroit. The contaminated sediment is within the Detroit River Area of Concern (AOC), identified […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday the Idaho Conservation League took action to ensure that dredge mining in the bed of the Salmon River will be fully reclaimed, as required by state law. The action comes after ICL joined Idaho river outfitters, city leaders, river ecologists, fishermen, conservationists, Native Americans and hundreds of concerned Idahoans urging the Idaho Land Board […]