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  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will have public meetings to discuss the Prado Basin Ecosystem Restoration and Water Conservation Study. The meetings are scheduled for today, at 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) at the Prado Dam Resident Office visitor center, 2493 Pomona-Rincon Road, Corona, California. Col. Aaron Barta, commander of the […]

  • 24 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    ARCADIS, the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, announced it has hired Stuart Appelbaum, an expert in water resources planning and ecosystem restoration. Appelbaum will work out of the firm’s Jacksonville, Fla. office where he will support the firm’s clients in water resources planning, river basin studies, urban watershed management, as well as […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A public meeting to share details about the South Platte River Section 1135 ecosystem restoration study, being conducted in partnership with the City and County of Denver and USACE’s Omaha District, will be held on Tuesday, February 28, at the Fleming Mansion in Denver, Colorado. The proposed project area includes approximately 1.8 miles of the South […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has released a draft version of the agency’s annual spending plan for Fiscal Year 2021, which runs from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. The Integrated Ecosystem Restoration & Hurricane Protection in Coastal Louisiana: Fiscal Year 2021 Annual Plan anticipates investing $958 million in Louisiana’s coast. This is the largest […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bulkheads and seawalls along the shores of Puget Sound help ease erosion and stabilize bluffs to protect waterfront properties, according to the University of Washington. But these walled structures also shrink beaches, reduce habitat for invertebrates and spawning fish and, indirectly, degrade conditions for iconic species like salmon and orcas. Many studies have shown this pattern […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction teams have been actively engaged and moving dirt since 2017 to remove two dams on the Boardman River in Traverse City, Michigan. The Boardman River Ecosystem Restoration Project is one of the most comprehensive dam removal and restoration projects in Michigan’s history. The multi-phased project will “help restore the Boardman River to its natural historic […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will be extending the deadline to submit comments on the revised final report for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP). Public, state and agency comments will be accepted through October 3. “We’re extending the comment period to honor the requests from our stakeholders to do so. This […]

  • 27 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    As requested, the Corps of Engineers has extended the public review period for the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO) Ecosystem Restoration Final Environmental Impact Statement and Feasibility Study report for an additional 10 days, now ending September 6, 2012. This extension allows additional time for members of the public to submit comments regarding the restoration […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The 2018 annual meeting of the Mill River Wetland Committee, Inc. (MRWC) will take place on Thursday, March 22, at 7 p.m., in Fairfield, Connecticut.  Dr. Jennifer H. Mattei of the Sacred Heart University Department of Biology is the featured speaker. Dr. Mattei’s talk will highlight the progress of projects to restore coastal habitats at […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Located on the coast, in the northern part of the municipality of Al Daayen, is the site for the newest symbol of Qatari progress – Lusail City. Lusail City will include man-made islands and a host arena for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. As part of the construction, a local dredging project is taking place. […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Over the past year, Ecosystem Renewal (ER) and The Earth Partners (TEP) have successfully partnered to develop large-scale wetland mitigation solutions for the rapidly growing greater Houston area. They permitted and constructed one of the largest wetland banks in Texas slated to provide over 5,000 freshwater and tidal wetland credits over the next decade. WRA, […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works will hold a workshop in Pasadena on Tuesday, November 15 to facilitate public input on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Arroyo Seco Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility study. The workshop will highlight a series of visionary alternatives for Arroyo restoration prepared by the Corps (e.g. aquatic wetlands, removal […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    I.S. RIVERS, the 2nd international conference on integrative sciences and sustainable development of rivers, will take place on 22-26 June, 2015, in Lyon, France. This event, organized by the GRAIE and ZABR, is an international conference dedicated to research and practices on natural and human-impacted large rivers, in particular functioning, changes and processes, interface and […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At yesterday’s South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Meeting, Florida Department of Environmental Protection Deputy Secretary for Water Policy and Ecosystem Restoration Drew Bartlett was announced as the new Co-Chairman of the task force. “As Deputy Secretary at DEP, Drew Bartlett is instrumental in implementing Governor Rick Scott’s landmark Everglades water quality plan. His contribution […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps’ Galveston District, has received a signed Chief of Engineers Report (Chief’s Report) for the proposed Jefferson County Ecosystem Restoration Project. According to the Corps, the report outlines the feasibility of providing shore protection and related improvements between Sabine Pass and the entrance to Galveston Bay, Texas, in the interest of protecting and […]

  • 29 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, awarded a contract to Tidewater Inc. of Elkridge, MD, last month, to restore and create coastal wetland habitat along the Lake Erie shoreline in the City of Port Clinton, Ohio.  The project will restore 12 acres and add another 1.4 acres of coastal wetlands on Lake Erie, […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Work to complete a major joint ecosystem restoration project at Seahurst Park in Burien kicks off during a groundbreaking ceremony set for Sept. 16 at the park. The ceremony celebrates the Seahurst Park Ecosystem Restoration Project Phase 2 start. The Corps and City of Burien completed Phase 1 in 2005 and have been working toward […]

  • 4 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has entered as a nominee for the inaugural IHS DPC Innovation Awards 2016 under the “Innovative services to dredging” category. To enable the design of more sustainable dredging and marine infrastructure works and their efficient and safe implementation and realization in environmentally sensitive areas, the concept of ecosystem services […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    During the International Aquatic Sciences Meeting in Granada, Deltares will organize a session titled ‘The role of natural ecosystems in coastal protection: Mechanisms, quantification and application’. Several international experts will discuss to reveal the innovative ways that natural ecosystems can contribute to coastal protection.   On February 26th, Deltares will give two presentations: – Coastal […]

  • 5 July 2012

      The CEDA Working Group on Ecosystem Services (WGES) has their first meeting this week in Delft at the CEDA Headquarters. WGES will produce a CEDA Information Paper on ecosystem services in the context of dredging and the construction of marine and fresh water infrastructure. The aim of the paper is to explain ecosystem services […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mayor of Long Beach, California, Robert Garcia and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have signed the Federal Cost Share Agreement to begin the East San Pedro Bay Ecosystem Restoration Study. “Improving our ecosystem and coastal experience is a win for residents and visitors, and will be a boost to the Long Beach economy,” said Mayor Robert […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has announced three public information meetings (April 6, 19 and 25) to discuss the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment for the Hudson Raritan Estuary Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study. The meetings will be held in partnership with Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Skokomish Indian Tribe and Mason County are seeking public comments on the Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement for the Skokomish River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Study. Officials plan to hold a public information meeting to discuss the proposal for Federal action and the alternatives considered as […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Business & Finance

     During our recent CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference, we took an opportunity to interview Professor Dr. Patrick Meire of University of Antwerp. Dr. Meire is a professor in biology and head of the research group Ecosystem Management (ECOBE) at the University of Antwerp, Belgium. His research focuses on the environmental impact of human activities […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following a 2-day colloquium on Ecosystem Services ‒ Challenges and opportunities in managing flowing waters of the German Federal Institute of Hydrology, PIANC will organize a Seminar on Ecosystem Goods and Services with the theme: “Identification, Assessment and Benefits for Navigation Infrastructure Projects”. The Colloquium and the PIANC-Seminar will be held in early May in the main […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, will hold a public hearing for the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report for the Malibu Creek Ecosystem Restoration Study on March 1 at the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District in Calabasas, California. The primary purpose of the proposed project is to provide a more natural sediment transport regime from […]