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  • 8 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the New Brighton Park Shoreline Habitat Restoration Project is expected to begin as early as mid-September 2016. According to the Vancouver Port, the project will be complete by end of summer 2017. The key components of the construction will include earthworks, park feature construction and planting. The project is joint collaboration the Vancouver Board of […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has signed an agreement with Dare County, North Carolina, to provide up to 4.825 million cubic yards of sand from federal waters as part of a shoreline management project for the towns of Duck, Kitty Hawk, and Kill Devil Hills. The shore protection project, using sand from the […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to preserve and protect more than 225 miles of shoreline along rivers in Walla Walla County, several cities joined the county to update their shoreline programs. Prescott, Waitsburg, Walla Walla and Walla Walla County participated in a regional planning process to update their shoreline programs. They individually submitted their updated programs to […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, at Pomme de Terre Lake will host a Shoreline Management Plan scoping meeting Thursday, September 8, 2016. The meeting will take place from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Pomme de Terre Project Office. The Shoreline Management Plan for Pomme de Terre Lake establishes policy and […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a $1.34 million contract to Tidewater Inc. of Elkridge, MD to restore aquatic and nearshore habitat at the Seneca Bluffs Natural Habitat Park located along the Buffalo River in Buffalo NY. The project will restore natural habitat along approximately 2,500 linear feet of shoreline along […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers is hosting Bull Shoals Lake Shoreline Management Plan (SMP) scoping workshops from August 8-12 to share information about the update process and to collect public comments concerning shoreline activity around the lake. At the public workshops, an informational overview on the shoreline management plan update process will be provided and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Pullman updated its program for protecting and maintaining the shorelines of the South Fork Palouse River within city limits. The city submitted it to the Washington Department of Ecology for review and approval. Now Ecology is making the shoreline program available for public review and comment through August 26. The city joined […]

  • 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. […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    More than 52,000 acres of shoreline area will be managed by new programs in Ferry County, including the city of Republic. The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking public review and comment on the updated shoreline programs. The city of Republic and the county worked together to update their shoreline programs, which were originally developed […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    In and effort to preserve and protect more than 500 miles of shoreline along rivers and lakes in Whitman County, several cities and towns joined the county to update their shoreline programs, according to the Washington State Department of Ecology. Albion, Colfax, Palouse, Tekoa, Rosalia and Whitman County participated in a regional planning process to update […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has invited the public to comment on the St. Lucie County Coastal Storm Risk Management Study. The public comment period starts today and ends June 17, 2016. The Corps and St. Lucie County will host a meeting regarding the matter on June 2 at Jensen Beach. The […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bulkheads and seawalls along the shores of Puget Sound help ease erosion and stabilize bluffs to protect waterfront properties, according to the University of Washington. But these walled structures also shrink beaches, reduce habitat for invertebrates and spawning fish and, indirectly, degrade conditions for iconic species like salmon and orcas. Many studies have shown this pattern […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of the public safety funding announced in the 2016 provincial budget, the Province of British Columbia is committing $1.1 million in funding toward a shoreline protection and restoration project in Comox. This $1.7 million project includes a $600,000 contribution from the town of Comox. These restorations will reduce flooding and the on-going foreshore […]

  • 10 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public scoping meeting on the Oceanside Shoreline Feasibility Study on Thursday, March 17, 2016, at 5:30 p.m. at the Oceanside City Council Chambers. The USACE project team will develop a scope of work for the study, to include detailed analysis and evaluation of a focused […]

  • 18 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, invites the public to review and comment on the St. Johns County, Fla., Coastal Storm Risk Management Project draft feasibility study and environmental assessment. The study team, consisting of federal, state and local agency officials, assessed the feasibility of providing federal coastal storm risk management measures to […]

  • 25 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage the shorelines along the Cle Elum and Yakima rivers within the city of Cle Elum is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The update to Cle Elum’s shoreline management plan was adopted by the city last June and is part of a regional effort led by Kittitas County, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology has approved Island County’s updated shoreline master program. The updated program will significantly improve the use, restoration and management of development along 210 miles of Puget Sound and freshwater shorelines. “Island County and its residents have taken a unique approach to many parts of their shoreline program,” said Erik Stockdale, […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cashmere developer George Valison has successfully restored the shoreline of Mission Creek. This fall, native plantings were installed in the bio-engineered shoreline restoration design, completing requirements of a 2014 settlement with the Washington Department of Ecology. A rock retaining wall also was removed as part of the restoration project. “We’re appreciative of the timeliness in […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A recent NOAA study, published in the journal PLOS One, shows “living shorelines” – protected and stabilized shorelines using natural materials such as plants, sand, and rock – can help to keep carbon out of the atmosphere, helping to blunt the effects of climate change. This study, the first of its kind, measured carbon storing, […]

  • 8 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has begun distributing $8.2 million in funding for 12 local projects designed to protect and restore the natural shorelines around Puget Sound. Project sponsors include local governments, tribes and non-profit organizations from Hood Canal to the Snohomish River Delta who applied for funding through two competitive grant […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve (ANERR) will host a workshop on Living Shorelines on Wednesday, December 9th, 2015, 2:00-4:30 pm. The workshop will be held in conjunction with the Northwest Florida Aquatic Preserves Office in Pensacola. Zach Schang, the Living Shoreline Program Manager, will talk about living shorelines vs. harden shorelines. He will discuss […]