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  • 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 […]

  • 17 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of its national effort to build resilient coastal ecosystems, communities and economies, NOAA has announced the availability of up to $8.5 million in funding for coastal and marine habitat restoration in 2016. NOAA is seeking proposals for habitat restoration projects under the Coastal Ecosystem Resiliency grant program. The proposed projects should reduce the […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and New York City Parks signed recently a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) for the ecosystem restoration at Spring Creek Park, Brooklyn, New York. The PPA was signed August 10th on site at Spring Creek by Col. Thomas D. Asbery, Commander of the New York District of the U.S. Army […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and the Maryland Port Administration will host a Poplar Island update meeting at Tilghman Island Elementary School in Tilghman Island, Maryland, on September 19, 2016. The meeting will inform the public on current and future activities at the Poplar Island ecosystem restoration project, including planned activities associated […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the Village of Mt. Pleasant will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday, April 26th 2016, to celebrate completion of the Pike River Ecosystem Restoration Project. The Pike River Ecosystem Restoration Project is located in the Village of Mt Pleasant approximately 4 miles west of Racine, Wisconsin. The purpose of […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Florida DEP has authorized USACE to begin construction on the Canal 111 South Dade and the Modified Water Deliveries to the Everglades National Park projects, which are components of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan, commonly called CERP.   “The department is pleased to advance these critical projects that will not only assist in the restoration of the Taylor Slough […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently awarded a $5.9 million to RTS Shearing, LLC, of Jamestown, North Dakota, to complete Phase 1 of the Marsh Lake Ecosystem Restoration Project. Marsh Lake is on the Minnesota River between Swift and Lac qui Parle counties near Ortonville, Minnesota. This project involves restoring the […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, in partnership with Jefferson County and the Sabine Neches Navigation District, is preparing an Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment for the Jefferson County Ecosystem Restoration Study in Jefferson County, Texas. The study will help contribute to larger ongoing efforts to improve, preserve and sustain ecological resources […]

  • 28 June 2011

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, joined by U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley , convened an official meeting of the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force on Monday in Galveston, TX. This was the fifth public meeting of the task force, which […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, in conjunction with the City of Los Angeles, released the Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Study final Integrated Feasibility Report for state and agency review. This report includes a Final Feasibility Study (FS) and Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) for the Restoration Study, Los Angeles […]

  • 13 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Louis Berger, an engineering, planning, environmental and construction management firm, has been selected for the third consecutive 5-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract to support the USACE Institute for Water Research (IWR) – the USACE “think tank.” The $47 million IDIQ contract will be active through March 2021. “IWR leads USACE’s response in finding and applying innovative solutions […]

  • 30 July 2012

    The Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO) Ecosystem Restoration Final Environmental Impact Statement and Feasibility Study report, which describes the plan for restoration of areas affected by the MRGO navigation channel, is now available for a 30-day public review through Aug. 27, 2012. The final report, prepared by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans […]

  • 17 June 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 […]

  • 23 March 2011

    Out at Tres Rios, where the salt cedars grow, contractors are busy removing those water-sucking trees and returning the land to… By David Madrid (azcentral) [mappress] Source: azcentral, March 23, 2011  

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, accomplished a major milestone on the Marsh Lake ecosystem restoration project yesterday. The St. Paul District and the Upper Minnesota River Watershed District (UMRWD) officially completed the design agreement for the project. The Corps and the sponsor will now work together to design the ecosystem restoration […]

  • 16 August 2011

    A Mangrove Park will be built in Haicang Bay during a marine ecosystem improvement project along western sea area in Xiamen, reports…   (whatsonxiamen) [mappress] Source: whatsonxiamen, August 16, 2011

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles District has signed a design agreement to move forward with the LA River Ecosystem Restoration project at a recent meeting with city officials. The agreement was formally presented to Gary Lee Moore, Los Angeles city engineer, and Carol Armstrong, executive officer to the Los Angeles Deputy Mayor […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Transportation and Infrastructure Committee leaders last week introduced the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018, legislation that provides for improvements to the Nation’s ports, inland waterways, locks, dams, flood protection, ecosystem restoration, and other water resources infrastructure. WRDA 2018 (H.R. 8) was introduced by Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA), Transportation […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District invites public comments on a draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and Feasibility Study/Environmental Assessment (FS/EA) for the Clover Island Ecosystem Restoration Project. USACE will receive comments no later than Thursday, July 6, 2017. The Corps proposes to partner with the Port of Kennewick to improve […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council voted yesterday to approve the Initial Funded Priorities List (FPL) pursuant to the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act). The FPL includes funding for seven projects in Louisiana totaling approximately $52 million. “We are very pleased […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Meetings International has been announced as the organizer of the “International Conference on Coastal Ecosystem and Management” that will discuss the theme of Sustainable Management of Coastal Ecosystem- a Global Responsibility. The Coastal Zone event, taking place from September 16-17, 2019 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, will include prompt keynote presentations, oral talks, poster presentations, and […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    NOAA has issued a call for proposals under the first federal funding opportunity issued by the NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program, which supports research in the Gulf of Mexico on long-term sustainability of the ecosystem and its fisheries. The competition seeks proposals for timely and high-quality scientific results that may be used to inform science-based […]

  • 14 February 2011

    On Monday, February 28, the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force will hold its next meeting in New Orleans. The meeting will further the task force’s ongoing commitment to supporting the conservation and restoration of resilient and healthy ecosystems in the Gulf of Mexico. It will be held at the New Orleans Marriott Hotel at […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Springville Dam Ecosystem Restoration project team yesterday hosted a media event and site walk to highlight the signing of the Project Partnership Agreement at the Springville Dam located at 11024 Scoby Rd, Springville, NY. The formal agreement between the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), Erie County, and the U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Long Beach and the USACE reached an agreement this week to share the cost of a $3 million study to determine whether the breakwater off the coast can be removed or reconfigured to help restore aquatic habitat without disrupting boats and coastal homes. “I can’t thank the Army Corps enough for working with us to start […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking comments on the recently released draft feasibility report and integrated environmental assessment for ecosystem restoration study in Sheridan, Wyoming. The draft report outlines a proposed plan to restore approximately three miles of degraded ecosystem along the Little Goose Creek, Big Goose Creek, and Goose Creek in Sheridan. […]