Search results for: shoreline stabilization

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  • 9 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and Wisconsin’s Village of Colfax signed a project partnership agreement July 3, to stabilize around 1,300 feet of shoreline along the Red Cedar River. The purpose of the project is to keep wastewater from the Colfax Waste Water Treatment Plant from entering the Red Cedar River. […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    With construction in progress for the Gulf Shoreline Stabilization Project at Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) and other partners celebrated last week the work done to minimize coastal erosion in the refuge, located in Cameron and Vermilion parishes. The scheme, funded by the Coastal Wetlands Planning Protection Restoration Act […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin, Brookhaven Town Highway Superintendent Daniel P. Losquadro and Brookhaven Councilwoman Jane Bonner announced yesterday (October 1) the completion of a nearly $1 million stormwater treatment and shoreline protection project at the terminus of Hallock Landing Road in Rocky Point. During Superstorm Sandy in October 2012, the Hallock Landing Road outfall sustained extensive damage, […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Phase One of the America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF) Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) Shoreline Stabilization and Restoration Project is complete. One mile of Vegetated EcoShield™ has been installed and planted to create habitat and to provide protection from storm surge for the community of Larose and for critical energy infrastructure. Phase One of the project stabilizes […]

  • 3 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, signed a cost sharing agreement last week with the Upper Sioux Community to study the feasibility of constructing a shoreline stabilization project along 2,000 feet of Minnesota River shoreline in Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota. The proposed project location, which has experienced overtopping and out of channel […]

  • 6 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Chicago Park District are working on additional lakefront stabilization projects, planned in coordination with the Army Corp, that will protect Chicago’s shoreline from Lake Michigan water levels. The joint project will protect Juneway Beach, Rogers Beach and Howard Beach on the far North Side from erosion. It will […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Coastal wetlands along North Carolina provide more than 3000 square miles of aesthetically pleasing vegetation. They provide food and habitat for several species of animals, and are critical as nurseries for a variety of marine species.  These wetlands help filter pollutants from storm water runoff, and protect or reduce inland damage from constant wave action, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Two living shorelines workshops are planned to take place in February 2019 at the Coastal Studies Institute in Wanchese, NC.  The workshops are hosted by the North Carolina Coastal Federation, North Carolina Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve, North Carolina Division of Coastal Management and Coastal Studies Institute. From 1-5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $348,648 to the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) to improve and stabilize living shorelines, and stream and wetlands restoration projects in nontidal wetlands. “Despite their environmental and economic importance, coastal wetlands in the eastern United States are being lost at twice the rate they are being […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A workshop for engineers, consultants, designers and landscape architects interested in incorporating green infrastructure and living shoreline techniques into coastal projects will take place on Thursday, October 26, 2017, at the Portsmouth Public Library in Portsmouth, NH. Living shoreline projects have started to appear in many New England tidal environments, but the Northeast region lags […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Westmoreland County (VA) recently released a bid for the Glebe Harbor Shoreline Stabilization & Beach Nourishment project. According to the announcement, sealed bids are invited for the replenishment of the Glebe Harbor Beach located in Glebe Harbor, Montross, Virginia. The best bidder will be responsible for providing all the labor required for the nourishment of […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has been awarded two grants totaling approximately $7.5 million from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council for engineering and design of the Golden Triangle Marsh Creation ($3.2M) project and the Biloxi Marsh Living Shoreline ($4.3M) project under the RESTORE Act. These projects represent two out of seven […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week closed its public comment period on a proposed new nationwide permit (NWP) for living shorelines projects, a proven alternative to hard infrastructure such as seawalls and bulkheads, which use natural materials to reduce erosion, storm runoff and habitat loss.  The Pew Charitable Trusts supports the proposed nationwide […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Communities across the U.S. are discovering the benefits of incorporating nature into their development planning and infrastructure. That was the theme of a July 7 webinar, sponsored by the Pew Charitable Trusts, with Charley Chesnutt and David Olson of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Rachel Gittman, a marine scientist who studies shorelines and ecology. […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is taking comments for the next 30 days on an environmental impact statement report for two shoreline stabilization projects proposed by the Town of Palm Beach and Palm Beach County. The 30-day comment period for the two shoreline stabilization projects opened June 17 and ends July 18. […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of $3.2 million to Southern Contracting LLC for bank stabilization in Jefferson County, Texas. Work will include installation of a new sheet pile retaining wall with anchor sheet pile wall, tie-rods, and walls at the Corps’ Port Arthur Resident Office. […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Plaquemines Parish has begun work on the second phase of the Buras Boat Harbor Shoreline Protection Project which involves the creation of a new matting product to be placed on the shoreline. The mat will be installed across a raised berm at mean tide level. Over 600 feet of material was installed in phase one […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has released the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Village of Bald Head Island Shoreline Stabilization Project in Brunswick County, North Carolina. The project proposal includes the construction a terminal groin structure and concurrent beach nourishment on Bald Head Island, Brunswick County, North Carolina. The primary […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A program to manage approximately 31 miles of Olympia marine and freshwater shorelines is open for public comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The city’s proposed shoreline program will guide development along Olympia’s marine and freshwater shorelines: Percival Creek, Black Lake Drainage Ditch, Capitol Lake, Chambers Lake, Ward Lake, Grass Lake and Ken Lake. […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) seeks public comment on Seattle’s recently updated shoreline master program. The comment period ends on Oct. 4, 2013. Ecology will host a public meeting and hearing on Sept. 11. The proposed updated shoreline program will guide construction and development along Seattle’s 86 miles of marine, lake and estuarine shorelines. […]

  • 18 July 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Snohomish County’s updated shoreline master program. The county’s updated program replaces its 1974 shoreline program – a set of guidelines that will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of the county’s estimated 2,000 miles of freshwater and marine shorelines. The update combines […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    A new beach improvement and shoreline stabilization project for Waikīkī Beach has been successfully completed, the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources said in their latest announcement.  “The effort between the DLNR Office of Conservation and Coastal Lands (OCCL) and the Waikīkī Beach Special Improvement District demonstrates a successful public-private partnership with the district […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Business & Finance

     Coastal islands and marshes in Chesapeake Bay are disappearing, along with the ecosystem services and shoreline protection benefits they provide. Within the last half century, the cumulative effects of shoreline erosion, land subsidence, inadequate sediment supply, and sea level rise have accelerated the rate of island submergence. NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    As the fiscal calendar nears 2020, officials at Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are working to close the books by month’s end while taking a glimpse back at the past year’s accomplishments. Fiscal year 2019 saw a record $88 million in work within the district’s civil works mission. Projects ranged from its maintenance […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Texas Congressman Randy Weber has announced that the Office of Gulf Coast Restoration in the Department of the Treasury plans to award a $27.1 million Direct Component grant to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for the FY19 RESTORE Flood Protection Program. According to Weber, the goal of this program is to protect the […]

  • 30 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Jacksonville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has received an application from the Town of Palm Beach, Florida, for the shoreline stabilization and water access activities, located in the Lake Worth Lagoon. The applicant seeks authorization to stabilize the shoreline and improve water access at an existing marina by conducting the following […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Staff from the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) updated the CPRA Board on the quarterly progress report at the Board’s monthly meeting in Cameron yesterday. The report provides information about 67 active projects from around coastal Louisiana: 16 in construction, three in planning and 48 in engineering and design. Staff presented updates on several ongoing activities in […]