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  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Office of the Great Lakes, Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has announced a significant achievement in the restoration of the St. Clair River. Twelve projects were completed to restore habitat for fish and wildlife, DEQ said in their latest release. The projects span from the upper river to the Lake St. Clair delta […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Forest Service and California Tahoe Conservancy will host a field trip for any members of the public interested in their multiple-year project, the Upper Truckee River Reach 5 Restoration Project in South Lake Tahoe. On Wednesday, September 28 at 5:30 p.m., people are invited to head out there to see the final stage, […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 5th European River Restoration Conference, named “Celebrating Successes and Addressing Challenges”, has officially commenced. The Conference will provide: – Exciting examples of practical efforts to restore the natural state and functioning of rivers and how this has improved flood risk management, river ecology, and supported green infrastructure and community development. Several sites along the […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As the sun on the dredging season in the Midwest inland areas began to set, operations were starting to heat up on the east coast for J.F. Brennan Company (Brennan). For a third straight year, Brennan has had the opportunity to procure work in the milder maritime climate throughout New England during the winter months. […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded one of the four remaining construction contracts for the Kissimmee River Restoration project, moving this large-scale Everglades restoration project one step closer to completion. The $4.65 million MacArthur Ditch Backfill construction contract was awarded to Herve Cody Contractor from Robbinsville, North Carolina on Jan. 15. […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced a $700,000 state grant to advance the Herring River Estuary restoration in Wellfleet and Truro, one of the largest ecological restoration projects in the Northeast, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts informs.  This grant leverages a total of $985,034 in funding for the project in fiscal years 2017 and 2018 from the […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Representative Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) introduced the Columbia River Restoration Act (CRRA). The CRRA would authorize $50 million over five years for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a voluntary, competitive Columbia Basin grants program for projects that assist in eliminating or reducing pollution, cleaning up contaminated sites, improving […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signed a key ecosystem restoration report April 8, 2020, that allows Congress to consider the project for future authorization. Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, signed the Chief of […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Commission (GLC), U.S. Rep. Brian Higgins, Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper and other guests celebrated the completion of the Buffalo River Habitat Restoration Project yesterday. Eight project sites have been restored since 2013, enhancing nearly two miles of shoreline and 20 acres of fish and wildlife habitat along the lower Buffalo River. Work was led by the GLC […]

  • 28 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced $72,000 in state grant funds for river restoration efforts in Andover, Freetown and Pelham, matched by more than $1.1 million in federal grants. The funds have been awarded to implement ongoing projects coordinated by the Department of Fish and Game’s Division of Ecological Restoration (DER). “It is important to remove aging […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said in their latest announcement that the armoring of the Canal 37 (Kissimmee River) embankment between Lakes Hatchineha and Kissimmee is set to start in January 2018. The armoring construction – part of the Kissimmee River Restoration Project – will span approximately 18 months, said USACE. As reported […]

  • 10 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Restoration works at the Boyne River have been completed, clearing the way for vessels to have safe passage through the mouth of the river at all times, Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) said in its latest release.  The project was initiated following flood events in 2011 and 2013, which caused significant shoaling at the channel entrance. GPC […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work has been ongoing since December 1 along the Narrow River as part of the salt marsh restoration and elevation pilot scheme, State of Rhode Island official website said in its latest project update. The contractor, Patriot Marine, has been dredging down near Sedge Island. The crew is approximately one-third of the way dredging one of […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cardno’s Water and Environment Leader – New Zealand, Kyle Christensen, is presenting at this year’s Korean Water Resources Association Annual Conference, being held at the Del Pino Resort near Seoul from May 28 to 29. Mr. Christensen will present a river restoration case study, detailing how, by working with the natural erosive power of the river during minor floods, […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 5th European River Restoration Conference, named “Celebrating Successes and Addressing Challenges”, is scheduled for 11-13 September 2013, in Vienna, Austria. The Conference will provide: – Exciting examples of practical efforts to restore the natural state and functioning of rivers and how this has improved flood risk management, river ecology, and supported green infrastructure and […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and partners began constructing oyster reefs in the Tred Avon River, April 30, 2015, just as restoration on 370 acres wraps up in Harris Creek. Restoration in the Tred Avon River includes constructing up to 24 acres of approximately 1-foot reefs in water 9 to 20 feet […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today announced $2.1 million in grant awards from the Delaware River Restoration Fund, the second round of grants made from the fund to improve waters that contribute to the overall health of the Delaware River. The grants announced today are part of a five-year, $35 million multistate investment […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Waikato Regional Council is warmly welcoming up to $1.5 million in Waikato River Authority funding over three years for implementation of projects identified in the recently released Waipā Catchment Plan. The plan is aimed at contributing to the restoration and protection of the Waipā River. “The announcement of this proposed funding reflects the close collaboration […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 5th European River Restoration Conference, named “Celebrating Successes and Addressing Challenges”, is scheduled for 11-13 September 2013, in Vienna, Austria. The Conference will provide: – Exciting examples of practical efforts to restore the natural state and functioning of rivers and how this has improved flood risk management, river ecology, and supported green infrastructure and […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, has expanded its series of public scoping meetings discussing the feasibility of ecosystem restoration in Northern California’s Yuba River watershed. The meetings will present an outline of the study’s purpose, a tentative schedule and provide the first opportunity for public interaction with the project team. The Corps […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Council has been successful in attracting Federal and State funding for a triple header project that will restore parts of the Lower Myall River whilst rehabilitating Corrie Island and replenishing the sand at erosion hotspot, Jimmys Beach. The project is being heralded by both Tea Gardens/Hawks Nest residents and Great Lakes Council, who […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has awarded a $6.3 million contract to Michels Corporation for the removal of the Boardman Dam and restoration of the Boardman River, up and down stream of the dam located in Traverse City, MI. The Boardman Dam removal will assist in the restoration of the natural aquatic […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The EU FP7-project Restoring Rivers for Effective Catchment Management (REFORM) will host an international conference on Novel Approaches to Assess and Rehabilitate Modified Rivers. The conference will take place in Wageningen, the Netherlands, on 30 June to 2 July 2015. The purpose of the conference is to enlarge awareness of the need and appreciation for […]

  • 25 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just announced that they will begin armoring the east side of the Kissimmee River embankment (Canal 37)  between Lakes Hatchineha and Kissimmee in January 2018. The armoring construction, part of the Kissimmee River Restoration project, will span approximately 18 months. “Navigation will remain open during construction; however, a […]

  • 20 May 2015

    Royal HaskoningDHV has just won the Innovative and Novel Project Category award at this year’s UK River Prize for its Knepp Castle river restoration project. The company has been praised for its work on the River Adur, Knepp Castle Estate, West Sussex, winning the category at last night’s (May 19, 2015) award ceremony. The awards were set up […]