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  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    At the final council meeting for the year, held yesterday, Environment Southland Councillors agreed to make a submission in support of a proposal that would create a Marine Protected Area for the Haldane Estuary in the Catlins. The Government has committed to conserving at least 10% of New Zealand’s coastal and marine area by 2020 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Cowichan Estuary Restoration and Conservation Association (CERCA) stated that their funding proposal under the Recreational Fisheries Conservation Partnerships Program (RFCPP) has been approved in full for an amount of $50,000 pending signing of a contribution agreement. The project rationale is to rehabilitate approximately three hectares of prime salt marsh habitat. The targeted area provides […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A consultation draft of the Research and information priorities for estuary management in southwest Western Australia report has been released by the WAMSI Estuaries Science Steering Group. The report presents a prioritization of the science and monitoring needs for southwest estuary management and has been prepared through consultation with estuary managers and researchers. The purpose […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Homes, businesses and farmland from Lancashire to Essex will be better protected from floods by a six-year £2.3 billion flood defense program announced by the government. This first ever long-term investment program will protect over 300,000 properties, reduce flood risk by 5% and save the economy £2.7 billion by 2021. The lifetime benefits of this […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Water, Water Science Branch and Busselton office together with Geocatch, recently hosted the National Estuaries Network Science Forum on Barrier Estuaries with special focus on the Vasse Wonnerup System (VWWS) – a wetland of international significance. Around 60 estuary managers, researchers and interested community members met in Busselton on May 20 to […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner, Basil Seggos, said that officials from local, state and federal agencies gathered yesterday to mark the 30th anniversaries of DEC’s Hudson River Estuary Program and the NY-NJ Harbor & Estuary Program. The anniversaries were recognized at the Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve Conference in New York […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    At the October Board meeting, Cowes Harbor Commissioners discussed the three strategic, interlinked harbor and marine employment sites that are currently at various stages of development. These are the Cowes Outer Harbor Project/Venture Quays development in East Cowes, Kingston Marine Park at Whippingham, and Medina Yard in Cowes. Cowes Outer Harbor Project (OHP) CHC continues […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The ECSA 55 conference, under the theme ‘Unbounded boundaries and shifting baselines: Estuaries and coastal seas in a rapidly changing world,’ will be held in London, UK, from the 6-9 September 2015. ECSA 55 will bring together a global multi-disciplinary community of researchers and professionals to discuss and address issues of outstanding scientific importance in […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work on lock gates at Kilrush Marina on the Shannon Estuary was completed this month, just in time for the first sail of the year over St Patricks weekend. “Also the long awaited news we have all been waiting for on the dredging application, has finally come through, with the licence approval being granted,” announced […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The 2018 Severn Estuary Forum, under the name “Making the Most of Our Estuary’s Resources”, is set to take place on Tuesday, 9th October, 2018, at the Riverfront Theatre and Arts Center in Newport, located on the west bank of the River Usk on the Bristol Packet Wharf in the city center. The forum will discuss the latest research […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    A multi-disciplinary team led by University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney researchers is releasing the first large-scale summary of how their estuaries – and the 80 per cent of NSW residents living on them – will be impacted by climate change. According to UNSW, two out of three Australians and four out of five […]

  • 1 June 2020

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Chief of Engineers, has signed the report for the Hudson Raritan Estuary (HRE) Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study making it eligible for congressional authorization. The Corps’ New York District and multiple non-federal sponsors commenced six concurrent ecosystem restoration feasibility studies in the 1990s and early 2000s that focused on the restoration […]

  • 12 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Barnegat Bay Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP) is open for public comment until August 31, the Barnegat Bay Partnership (BBP) reports.  Estuaries are natural resources increasingly threatened by pollution, habitat loss, development and resource conflicts. Congress established the National Estuary Program (NEP) in 1987 to pioneer a broad and innovative approach to respond […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    A major project to restore critical estuary habitat along the Snohomish River is underway as part of a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Tulalip Tribes of Washington partnership. The Qwuloolt Estuary Restoration Project will restore tidal access to about 360 acres of historic floodplain. The tribes partnered with several city, state and federal agencies […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) has been awarded a $500,000 grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to lead a coalition of scientists from around the country to study the impact of storms, sea-level rise, and climate change on estuaries and bays. This national Research Coordination Network (RCN), part of NSF’s […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter, top Republican on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, announced the passage of a bipartisan Clean Estuaries Act of 2014 in committee. Vitter, along with Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), worked together to develop the bill that was passed out of committee yesterday and will help provide grants to restore recognized […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    At the beginning of May, Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) hosted a forum meeting for dredging stakeholders at which a presentation was delivered on the basic hydrodynamics and evolution of the Medina Estuary. CHC reported today that a review of sediment management monitoring reports was presented, and discussion was held on the development of a stakeholder […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Deltares, Delft University of Technology and Utrecht University have published a paper which shows that turbidity in the Ems-Dollard estuary is to a large extent attributable to a reduction in the space where sediment can settle. This is the first time this mechanism has been demonstrated worldwide. This study drew on geological information, field measurements and […]

  • 28 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator David Vitter has announced that his bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the National Estuary Program (NEP) passed through the U.S. House of Representatives this week. Vitter and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse coauthored the reauthorization legislation last year to continue protecting and restoring critical estuaries. The current authorization of this program expired in 2010. Vitter’s bipartisan […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Airports Commission has announced its decision not to add the inner Thames estuary airport proposal to its shortlist of options for providing new airport capacity by 2030. Following detailed further study into the feasibility of an inner Thames estuary airport the commission has concluded that the proposal has substantial disadvantages that collectively outweigh its […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner, Basil Seggos, has announced that $350,000 in competitive grant funding is available to help communities in the Hudson River Estuary watershed increase resiliency to flooding, protect water quality and enhance natural resources. The grants are provided through New York’s Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) and are administered […]

  • 3 September 2012

    The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium and the Coastal Bend Bays and Estuaries Program $597,333 each to assist in the restoration of disappearing coastal habitats along the U.S. Gulf Coast in Louisiana and Texas. The National Estuary Program (NEP) was established by the federal Clean Water Act to protect and […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Over the past few years, Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) has gained a greater understanding of sediment movement in the estuary through studies and monitoring. According to the CHC, this work will inform a potential new and innovative approach to maintenance dredging in the estuary, which will be discussed and developed with local stakeholders. The possible […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging – an essential part of sustainable harbor management – is necessary for maintaining navigable channels, including access to ferry terminals, shipyards, businesses, marinas and other mooring facilities. Both maintenance and capital dredging operations have the potential to impact on the marine environment and Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) is constantly working with harbor users and […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    South Africa’s largest wetland rehabilitation project, the restoration of Lake St Lucia estuarine system, recently achieved an important milestone, according to iSimangaliso CEO Andrew Zaloumis. Mr Zaloumis said that iSimangaliso has accelerated the pace of work in the Lake St Lucia Estuary Restoration Program. As at 30 May 2017, 1.290 million cubic meters had been moved. “This […]