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  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just announced that their new webinar on Ecosystem Services will take place on Wednesday, November 16, at 14.00 hrs (CET, Central European Time). This webinar, with Dr. Annelies Boerema as the main speaker, will focus on the concept of ecosystem services and its application in marine infrastructure project assessments. The Ecosystem […]

  • 1 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sanibel Mayor Kevin Ruane has been re-appointed to serve on the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force by Governor Ron DeSantis. The Task Force is comprised of 14 members including federal, tribal, state, and local representatives, to develop policies, strategies, plans, programs, projects, and activities that address the restoration, preservation, and protection of the South […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) Jurgen Dhollander will be in Beijing to give an insightful presentation to attendees of the 5th International Congress on Dredging Technology Development, from 28-29 November. Mr Dhollander will present the integrated role of ecosystem services in project assessment within the dredging industry, aligning with the conference’s primary themes of […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Southwest Florida Water Management District, in cooperation with Hillsborough County, will hold a dedication event to celebrate the completion of the Rock Ponds Ecosystem Restoration Project. This is the largest coastal habitat restoration project ever done in the history of Tampa Bay, with approximately 1,043 acres of uplands and wetlands. Located on three public […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Greece Town Supervisor Bill Reilich joined representatives from the USACE, Senator Joseph Robach and Assemblyman Peter Lawrence at an Open House Event on April 26, to discuss the status of the Braddock Bay Ecosystem Restoration Project. The Open House was held at Braddock Bay Park Lodge, 199 E. Manitou Road, Rochester, NY. “I am pleased to see […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine have applauded Senate passage of the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which authorizes $10.6 billion in water infrastructure projects across the nation. This bill makes investments in harbor dredging, maintenance of locks and dams, flood control, ecosystem restoration and other water-related priorities around the nation. Additionally, […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    René Kolman, secretary general of the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), will be giving a presentation about the Ecosystem Services concept at the “World Ocean Council – Sustainable Ocean Summit 2016” next week in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The Ecosystem Services (ES) concept is much debated by scientists and researchers across the globe. The theoretical […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The development of urbanizing river delta areas calls for an adaptive planning, based on flexible strategies that include the use of nature as an infrastructure. This was a key message at the meeting ‘Adaptive planning and development for urbanizing deltas’ where international knowledge organisations told about their activities to develop more knowledge on the challenges […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force will be holding a Working Group-sponsored public workshop for the Integrated Delivery Schedule (IDS) today, August 20 from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. at the South Florida Water Management District Headquarters in West Palm Beach. The updated Integrated Delivery Schedule will provide the sequencing of federally cost-shared Everglades […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Steve Mathies, a renowned expert in ecosystem restoration and sustainable urban and coastal development, has joined ENVIRON as a Principal in the firm’s New Orleans, Louisiana, office. Dr. Mathies will direct the firm’s strategic services aimed at helping communities, government agencies and companies located in the U.S. and abroad with developing and implementing climate […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) recently released a draft Initial Funded Priorities List that would fund approximately $139.6 million in restoration activities. The funds are derived from the recent settlement with Transocean Deepwater Inc. The Council will host a series of public meetings across the Gulf Coast to discuss the priorities, and seek public […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    This week International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) will present an update on Ecosystems Services during a PIANC-Seminar: “Ecosystem Goods and Services: Identification, Assessment and Benefits for Navigation Infrastructure Projects”.  Following a 2-day colloquium (May 5 and 6) on Ecosystem Services ‒ Challenges and opportunities in managing flowing waters of the German Federal Institute of […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine featured a very interesting article named ‘Ecosystem services assessment of the Prins Hendrik Zanddijk’. This study examines which and, if possible, how much more ecosystem services are provided by the most recent nature inspired coastal protection project Prins Hendrik Zanddijk, […]

  • 9 December 2013

    IADC published new Facts About Ecosystem Services to learn how Ecosystem Services can improve dredging projects and the environment. WHAT IS AN ECOSYSTEM? An ecosystem is defined as the animals and plants found in a particular location. Within the ecosystem, in a fragile balance, they depend on each other for survival and sustain one another […]

  • 29 March 2012

    Ecosystem services is a concept that is gaining increasing attention as a means to link ecosystems and development goals. The CEDA Environment Commission (CEC) decided to set up a CEDA Working Group (WGES) to explore the subject in the context of dredging. WGES is to produce a CEDA Information Paper to contribute to the wider […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, awarded $6.2 million to Newland Entities Inc. of Marysville, California, on July 28, 2015, to begin levee construction this summer on the Hamilton City Flood Damage Reduction and Ecosystem Restoration project. The project, located approximately 10 miles west of Chico, is the first in the nation to […]

  • 27 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District, in conjunction with Tulsa County will host an information meeting today to answer questions regarding a proposed ecosystem restoration project in and along the Arkansas River at the Case Community Center in Sand Springs, Oklahoma. “No formal presentation will take place but the public is invited to […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) Hudson River Estuary Program will host a Hudson River Summit on Thursday, April 16, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at The Grandview, overlooking the Hudson in Poughkeepsie. Co-sponsored by Historic Hudson River Towns, the Summit keynote address will be delivered by DEC Commissioner Joe Martens. “The […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Iowa DNR, is hosting a public open house February 21 to discuss an ecosystem restoration plan for the Beaver Island Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project. The public open house will take place from 6–8 p.m. […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) recently commissioned a study named the “Ecosystem services: Towards integrated marine infrastructure project optimization”. The study was carried out by the Ecosystem Management Research Group (ECOBE) of the University of Antwerp. A specialist in ecosystem services and a group of experts from the dredging industry were also actively […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand, Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, and U.S. Representatives Rosa DeLauro and Lee Zeldin today introduced legislation to support the restoration of Long Island Sound through 2020. The Long Island Sound Restoration and Stewardship Act combines two complementary water quality and shore restoration program authorizations at their previous authorization […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report for the Aliso Creek Mainstem Ecosystem Restoration Study for review and comment, and gives notice of a public meeting to be held during the next month in Laguna Hills. In cooperation with Orange County Public Works, the Corps announces a 45-day review period ending November 13 for interested parties to provide comment on the “Draft […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host a Western Everglades Restoration Project Delivery Team Meeting on Friday, September 16. The Corps will host this virtual meeting in order to discuss and seek input on the Western Everglades Restoration Project (WERP). Interested individuals, groups and agencies are encouraged to attend the meeting to see […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Top federal and state environmental officials from New York yesterday announced 31 grants totaling $2.04 million to local government and community groups to improve the health and ecosystem of Long Island Sound, EPA said in their latest release.  Fifteen projects, totaling $1.05 million, directly benefit New York, according to EPA. EPA Regional Administrator, Pete Lopez, […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public comments on the Marsh Lake Ecosystem Restoration Project, near Appleton, Minnesota. The Corps is seeking input on recent revisions to the project design pertaining to fill activities involving public waters. Specifically, the updated changes require the use of temporary fill material being placed in […]

  • 16 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Louisville District and local project sponsor, Louisville MSD, hosted a press conference yesterday to announce their partnership to complete the Three Forks of Beargrass Creek Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study. “This is a monumental day and a monumental moment for Beargrass Creek,” said Louisville MSD Director Tony Parrott at the […]