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  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Public Works recently approved funding for a new Coastal Resiliency Grant Program to help Maryland’s coastal communities enhance their resiliency to the effects of extreme storms and weather. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources program will help design four shoreline improvement demonstration projects across the state with an additional two projects pending. “Maryland is one of […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    ‘Sustain Our Great Lakes’ partners yesterday released a new report that summarizes Great Lakes restoration efforts supported by the program during its first 10 years. The new report celebrates the first full decade of this innovative public‒private collaboration, with an emphasis on the on-the-ground outcomes the program has helped achieve. Since 2006, the program has […]

  • 22 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the awarding of $2.9 million in Lake Ontario Flood Relief funds to local governments in Wayne, Orleans, Niagara, Cayuga, and Jefferson counties dedicated to restoration resiliency and recovery efforts following last year’s flooding. “The Lake Ontario shoreline experienced historic and damaging flooding last year, and we continue to stand […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has announced 10 new and supplemental restoration projects that will add approximately $37.8 million to the total being spent on restoration projects in the wake of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. This brings the total to approximately $508 million of restoration projects that have been announced. The announcement […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Coastal Management Program is accepting pre-applications for grant-funded projects to start in fall 2019. “We will award grants to projects that protect, preserve, and restore the natural and cultural resources along the Illinois Lake Michigan shoreline,” IDNR stated in their release. Funding will be available for projects that: improve the health of […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline have announced over $1.6 million in federal funding from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for the Rhode Island Sea Grant Program.  The funds will support the development of the Shoreline Management Plan, which is addressing the difficult problems of shoreline […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Troy University researchers have been awarded a two-year $519,853 grant from the NOAA RESTORE Science Program that will identify where living shorelines are the most appropriate erosion control solution to protect tidal shorelines at various sites along the Gulf of Mexico. Dr. Chris Boyd of TROY’s Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences is the lead investigator on the project, […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In partnership with New York Sea Grant, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens yesterday announced $89,000 in grants for four projects that will help Great Lakes coastal communities to increase storm resiliency and protect water quality. “New York remains vulnerable to the effects of climate change, especially from more frequent severe […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Watershed Stewardship have introduced the Delaware Living Shorelines Monitoring Framework, a tool to help landowners, professionals and scientists develop plans for gauging the success of living shoreline projects installed throughout the state. Living shorelines are a natural and effective way to stabilize a shoreline, reduce […]

  • 16 September 2011

    Students and faculty from the Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines (PSDS) at Western Carolina University got to see firsthand… By Allison Adkins (westerncarolinian) [mappress] Source: westerncarolinian, September 16, 2011

  • 14 February 2014

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, has introduced a plan for the Craney Island shoreline protection program. The project includes the construction of approximately 3840 feet of shoreline protection at the Craney Island Dredged Material Management Area (CIDMMA), located in Portsmouth, Virginia. The main goal of this work, which consists of the replacement of […]

  • 25 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has released for public feedback its project selections for the first $20 million installment of the 15-year, $100 million Parish Matching Opportunities Program under the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act). The RESTORE Parish Matching […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The University of North Carolina Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) will host a lecture on shoreline erosion control strategies next week as part of its “Science on the Sound” lecture series. The monthly series highlights information on coastal topics and issues in northeast North Carolina. This latest lecture will take place on November 30 at […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    For decades, North Shore communities have managed their respective shorelines independently, and have suffered the economic and environmental challenges of individual approaches to the protection of a shared resource. Communities and public landowners need to work together as a region to manage the precious sand that connects northern Illinois communities to Lake Michigan. This was […]

  • 2 October 2013

      A nearly $5.7 million project to restore sandy beaches to Alameda’s shoreline kicked off yesterday. At a cost of nearly $5.7 million, the East Bay Regional Park District will restore the beach and dune system to its 1987 footprint, and will protect the shoreline of this popular recreational beach. During this program, approximately 82,600 […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, will host an informational outreach event entitled “Waterways, Wetlands, and You!” this month, about the Corps’ Regulatory Program and Great Lakes high water levels. This event, facilitated by the USACE’s Regulatory and Hydraulics & Hydrology staff, will focus on water levels, shoreline processes, and shore protection projects. […]

  • 18 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast took a major step in responding to Palm Beach’s significant erosion and storm surge challenges by releasing the Palm Beach Shoreline Project Feasibility Report. Engineering Services Committee chair, Councillor Daphne McDonald, said she was eager to see a solution that would provide adequate protection for the Palm Beach shoreline. “The […]

  • 22 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Hudson River Estuary Program in partnership with the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) has awarded the team of Milone & MacBroom, Inc., Hudson & Pacific Designs and EarthRise Designs a grant of $75,000 to design a sustainable shorelines demonstration project at the Dockside […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    After a long and often frustrating permitting process, Wahkiakum County has received the final, authorized permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the 10 Year Sand Placement Program at Puget Island and Cape Horn.  On Wednesday, May 15, Public Works Director, Charles Beyer, signed and received the final, completed permitting package with USACE […]

  • 28 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the award of two Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants totaling $1.25 million to fund green infrastructure projects in Southeast Michigan to improve water quality in the Great Lakes. “Detroit and St. Clair Shores will use these EPA Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Shoreline Cities grants for green infrastructure projects to […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority announces that $20 million in projects selected for funding have been approved by the CPRA Board in the initial round of the CPRA Parish Matching Program under RESTORE Act. CPRA set aside up to $100 million over a 15-year period from its RESTORE Act Spill Impact Component funds to […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Government agencies, research institutions, and conservation groups are another step closer to creating a streamlined process for Alabama and Mississippi residents and contractors looking to protect against shoreline erosion without the use of harmful bulkheads and sea walls. The Dauphin Island Sea Lab, University of South Alabama, Weeks Bay Reserve, Alabama Department of Conservation and […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A shoreline erosion feasibility study open house, organized by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the Oacoma Community Center, has been cancelled due to inclement weather in South Dakota. The public meeting will be rescheduled for a date in the near future, said USACE. The purpose of this study is to evaluate alternatives for […]

  • 23 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Center for Coastal Resources Management (CCRM) has just announced that the Living Shoreline funding assistance applications are now being accepted. The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) recently announced the FY 2017 annual solicitation of applications for financial assistance through the Virginia Clean Water Revolving Loan Fund (VCWRLF). This year for the first time governments can […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work to restore Queensland’s Golden Beach will soon be underway thanks to a grant from the Palaszczuk Government. The funding provided to Take Action for Pumicestone Passage Inc delivers on an election commitment and will allow the group to re-establish the natural ecosystem along the foreshore of the TS Onslow Australian Navy Cadets base on […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Michigan Coastal Zone Management Program recently received $2.5 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to provide technical and financial support to coastal communities and to improve the administration of existing shoreline statutes. The Coastal Zone Management Program, or CZM, is housed in DEQ’s Office of the Great Lakes, which matched the federal […]