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  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     The recently completed Hester Marsh project restored 65 acres of salt marsh at California’s Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve. The work, begun in January, adding soil from the Pajaro River flood control project to increase the elevation of drowned marshes. The restoration will improve marsh resilience to sea level rise, provide healthy habitat […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The California Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) has awarded $2.98 million to the California Tahoe Conservancy to help restore the Upper Truckee Marsh, the largest wetland in the Lake Tahoe Basin. “We’re grateful to the Wildlife Conservation Board for its support,” said Conservancy Board Chair and City of South Lake Tahoe representative, Brooke Laine. “This new […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) announced the completion of the Cole’s Bayou Marsh Restoration Project in Vermilion Parish yesterday. Under this scheme, dredged sediment from Little Vermilion Bay was utilized to create and nourish more than 400 acres of marsh east of Freshwater Bayou Canal. The […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Representatives from the Army Corps’ Baltimore District and Coastal Design and Construction Inc. last week toured the progress of the breakwater construction as part of the Dyke Marsh Restoration and Protection project. The project is located in Fairfax County, Virginia, just across the Potomac River from the National Harbor. This is a National Park Service […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     Ducks Unlimited (DU) conservation staff recently completed the Cameron Prairie Marsh Restoration project – the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) funded scheme. DU obtained the NAWCA grant of $999,901 for the restoration project, which includes additional funding from matching partners Fox & Baldwin LLC, Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), Axalta, Energy […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just released this very interesting video about a 160 acre marsh restoration project along the Nueces Bay Causeway between Corpus Christi and Portland. A total of 340 acres of marsh were lost due to erosion and subsidence and harmed the fish and and wildlife that utilized marsh. The […]

  • 27 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Trustees of Reservations has been awarded Priority Project designation status from the Baker-Polito Administration’s Department of Fish and Game, Division of Ecological Restoration (DER) for an innovative salt marsh restoration project in the Great Marsh on the North Shore of Massachusetts. Titled “Saving the Great Marsh: Ditch Remediation, Habitat Preservation and Resiliency Building at […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two dredges are now running 24 hours a day, six days a week on Quonochontaug Pond, suctioning material from the breachway and depositing it on the adjacent salt marsh as part of the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) salt marsh restoration and elevation enhancement project. Contractor J.F. Brennan, which also worked on a […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Marsh restoration project at Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge that will help protect New Orleans’ shoreline from erosion and flooding has been completed, reported officials. According to U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, During Hurricane Katrina in August 2005, levees on the south shore of Lake Pontchartrain suffered extensive damage from storm surge. In an effort to improve […]

  • 6 November 2017

    A new project in Hesketh Out Marsh near Preston, UK, helps protect property and nearby infrastructure from flooding while creating an internationally important estuary for wildlife, CH2M said in their latest release.  The Hesketh Out Marsh East Managed Realignment Scheme, which opened late August 2017, reinstates 160-hectares of land to saltmarsh, and by doing so, provides […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    J.F. Brennan Company, Inc., La Crosse, Wisconsin, working together with Coastal Resources Management Corporation (CRMC) and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Department, recently completed the Ninigret Pond dredging and marsh restoration project in Charlestown, R.I. During the works, approximately 30,000 cubic yards of material was dredged from the breachway, adding between six vertical inches and a foot of […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) continues the work on Spanish Pass Ridge and Marsh Restoration project in Barataria Basin. The project – part of the Beneficial Use of Dredged Material program better known as BUDMAT – is aimed to restore 78 acres of marsh ridge habitat. This program uses dredged river sediment to […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    In 2012, Hurricane Sandy damaged the marsh areas of the Ninigret Wildlife Refuge and the adjacent barrier island that protected it from the Atlantic Ocean. Responding to this, the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) in December 2016 contracted with JF Brennan Company Inc., an environmental services and marine construction firm that specializes in waterway […]

  • 22 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Brightlingsea Harbor Commissioners (BHC) announced today further details of their forthcoming four year dredging and saltmarsh restoration program and the successful completion of dredging at Waterside Marina, Brightlingsea. The Waterside Marina Brightlingsea dredge was managed by BHC as part of the preparation for its recent successful sale at auction. Its incorporation into BHC’s overall dredging […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and its partners celebrated the recent start to dredging and marsh restoration near Avalon, N.J. during a ceremony hosted by the borough on December 11. The project began in late November and involves dredging approximately 50,000 cubic yards of sediment from shoals in the federal channel of […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is erecting dune system that will help the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to restore the salt water marshland of the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge. This $38 million worth marsh restoration project is one of the largest restoration projects of its kind ever conducted in the eastern […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and their contractor Barnegat Bay Dredging Company are conducting dredging operations and marsh restoration at Mordecai Island, NJ. The USACE is removing critical shoals from the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway and using the material to restore a portion of Mordecai Island marshland. The island serves two important […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin small-scale geotechnical drilling at Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve. This investigation is in preparation for a proposed interagency project to restore up to 100 acres of freshwater tidal marsh within the 485-acre Dyke Marsh. According to the USACE, the drilling will occur between […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work is set to begin this week on phase four of the salt marsh restoration project at the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s North Peninsula State Park in Volusia County. The work will take place along the Intracoastal Waterway, west of A1A and north of the Smith Creek Landing use area at the park. Initially […]

  • 2 November 2011

    Federal, state and local officials celebrated the completion of the Ventura Marsh Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Project Tuesday afternoon… (globegazette) [mappress] Source: globegazette, November 2, 2011;  

  • 12 October 2011

    A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held for the Ventura Marsh restoration project from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, at the project site…   By Peggy Senzarino (globegazette) [mappress] Source: globegazette, October 12, 2011;

  • 16 August 2011

    Questions on a marsh restoration project in the Lower Neches Wildlife Management Area in Orange County will be answered at an informational… By Sarah Moore (beaumontenterprise) [mappress] Source: beaumontenterprise, August 16, 2011

  • 22 April 2011

    The state has approved the use of dredged material on marsh restoration projects on the Escatawpa River in Moss Point and on the… (clarionledger) [mappress] Source: clarionledger, April 22, 2011  

  • 23 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and their contractor, RTS Shearing, LLC, of Jamestown, North Dakota, will begin construction of the Marsh Lake Ecosystem Restoration Project on April 24. Marsh Lake is on the Minnesota River in Swift and Lac qui Parle counties near Ortonville, Minnesota. The $5.9 million project involves restoring […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has entered into a project partnership agreement with the Upper Minnesota River Watershed District to build the Marsh Lake Ecosystem Restoration Project. Marsh Lake is on the Minnesota River between Swift and Lac qui Parle counties near Ortonville, Minnesota. The Marsh Lake project involves restoring the environment by […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released its 2016 Work Plan, which includes $7.6 million in funding, the full cost of the project, for the Marsh Lake Ecosystem Restoration Project. The Marsh Lake project, near Appleton, Minnesota, is among the projects that received federal funding. The project will receive the full funding of the […]