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  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Barnhill Construction crew is halfway through with the habitat restoration activities on Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge. Partners at the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and the contractor are excavating sand behind the Oregon Inlet Terminal Groin in order to improve habitats for migratory birds. Sections within a 3-acre area will be dug out to […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) has awarded funding for seven habitat restoration projects in the 17th year of its RI Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund (CEHRTF). The Council approved the funding at the March 10 semi-monthly meeting in Providence. A number of the projects have a resiliency focus this year, including […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is asking all Mississippi River boating and fishing enthusiasts to exercise caution in and around Mississippi River Pool 9 this summer. The Corps’ contractor, Newt Marine Service, from Dubuque, Iowa, began the second year of a three year island restoration project by Harpers Slough, near Lynxville, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council have announced a public meeting to present the Council’s Funded Priorities List (FPL 3a). This will be the first in-person Gulf Coast public meeting held during the RESTORE Council’s 32-day public review and comment period on Funded Priorities List (FPL) […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The RI Coastal Resources Management Council has awarded funding for nine habitat restoration projects through its RI Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund (CEHRTF). The Council approved the funding at the March 10 semi-monthly meeting in Providence. Projects approved for funding include two anadromous fish passage restoration projects, a salt marsh restoration project, a […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Seattle is restoring 4.5 acres of habitat along the shoreline of Terminal 5, while getting closer to its goal of removing 90 percent of creosote pilings from its properties. The 2,300 creosote pilings removed leave the port with around 8,000 remaining out of a total of 18,000 estimated in 2000. Creosote-treated pilings […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (RI CRMC)) is currently seeking pre-proposals for habitat restoration project funding through its R.I. Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Program and Trust Fund. Proposed projects should seek to restore or enhance ecological conditions that have been degraded by human impacts in coastal or estuarine habitats such as coastal […]

  • 17 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Representatives Rosa DeLauro, Steve Israel and Nita Lowey have announced that $10 million in funding for Long Island Sound was included in the Fiscal Year 2017 Department of Interior, Environment and Related Agencies appropriations bill. The nearly $6.1 million increase in funding for Fiscal Year 2017 will be used for projects to improve water quality, habitat restoration […]

  • 7 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work on an extensive habitat restoration project will take place this summer in the St. Louis River estuary, where the river enters Lake Superior. Staff from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will host a public open house in May to share information about the Kingsbury Bay/Grassy Point habitat restoration project, whose construction is set […]

  • 17 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    NOAA and Ducks Unlimited have just announced that they are teaming up to restore habitat damaged from oil spills and hazardous waste releases. An initial cooperative agreement between the two organizations includes $1.8 million for restoration activities in the Gulf of Mexico, in coordination with the State of Texas. This funding will support work on marine and coastal […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) has awarded funding for six habitat restoration projects in the 16th round of its RI Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund (CEHRTF). The council approved the funding at the March 12 semi-monthly meeting in Providence. Projects approved for funding include two salt marsh restoration and resilience enhancement […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) will be managing and overseeing a number of habitat restoration and dredging projects, including a project at Narrow River that will serve as a pilot for future marsh restoration projects in the state. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) received an award from the DOI for marsh elevation […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Honda Marine Science Foundation (HMSF) has awarded grants to fund four research projects that address the impact of climate change on the ocean and intertidal areas. Honda Marine Science Foundation supports “living shoreline” projects that implement natural approaches to protecting coastal habitats and communities while promoting harmonious interaction between humans and the ocean. According to […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council is currently seeking pre-proposals for habitat restoration project funding through its R.I. Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Program and Trust Fund. The Rhode Island General Assembly established the Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Program to facilitate design, planning, construction, and monitoring of coastal and estuarine restoration projects by […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Upper Minnesota River Watershed District will celebrate the start of construction to build the Marsh Lake Ecosystem Restoration Project with a groundbreaking ceremony on November 21, at 11 a.m. The ceremony will be held at Marsh Lake Dam, […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Harsens Island/Krispin Drain Habitat Restoration project is now officially underway in St Clair County, Michigan. The Krispin Drain is approximately 4 miles in length, and traverses the middle of Harsens Island. The project area includes a 200-foot wide easement along the centerline of the drain from the mouth of the drain at the St. Clair River and […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Sustain Our Great Lakes (SOGL) partners yesterday announced 31 projects selected by the program to receive nearly $12 million in grant funding for ecological restoration in the Great Lakes basin. With a focus on improving the quality and connectivity of stream, wetland and coastal habitats, this investment will help protect, restore and enhance the […]

  • 4 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters have announced that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is awarding $2.33 million to restore habitats on the islands in the lower part of the Detroit River. Senator Stabenow is Co-Chair of the Great Lakes Task Force and Senator Peters is a member. “We know that what’s good […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to quicken the pace of habitat restoration in California’s biggest estuary, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) has invited private companies, non-profit groups and individuals to submit proposals to create wetlands in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. These projects will advance California EcoRestore, a program to fulfill Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.’s direction […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting public comments through April 18 on an environmental assessment worksheet (EAW) for the Kingsbury–Grassy Point Habitat Restoration Project. The Kingsbury Bay–Grassy Point project sites are located at the upper end of the Duluth-Superior Port in the St. Louis River Estuary. The DNR proposes to mitigate contaminated sediments, […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and The Nature Conservancy are working with partners, including the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council, to restore and strengthen saltmarsh habitat at John H. Chafee National Wildlife Refuge. The project, aimed to enhance wildlife habitat and enable the marsh to withstand the impacts of sea-level rise and coastal […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation, and Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations yesterday celebrated the completion of the New Brighton Park Shoreline Habitat Restoration Project. The key components of the construction project included earthworks, park feature construction and planting. As part of the project, crews successfully opened the wetland’s east […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Founded in 1980, The Antioch Dunes Project is designed to restore and protect the habitat of 3 endangered species: The Contra Costa Wallflower, The Antioch Dunes Evening Primrose, and Lange’s Metalmark Butterfly. The Port of Stockton takes leftover sediment from their annual dredging maintenance and uses it to help restore the dunes. This is one […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Susan Hedman has announced the completion of a major habitat restoration project and additional funding for another habitat project in the St. Louis River Area of Concern on Lake Superior. Hedman was joined by U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan and Mayor Don Ness for a tour of the completed project […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A new series of man-made reefs will be constructed off the south shore of Long Island to improve marine life habitat, the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation informs. Federal and state permits were recently secured for the Rockaway Reef project, and the first placement of materials started last week. “The deployment of these new […]