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  • 29 October 2010

    EPA has ordered the owners of Meredith Farm to restore wetlands and streams on its 160-acre plot in Topsfield, Mass. The wetlands were … [mappress] Source: environmental-expert, October 29, 2010;

  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance

     The Ecological Society of America (ESA) will donate over $17,500 to the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL) to offset the environmental costs of the Society’s 103rd Annual Meeting, held this year in New Orleans, LA. More than 3,500 attendees convene from across the globe this week to impart, discuss, and share the latest in essential ecological research and […]

  • 8 September 2011

    U.S. Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., MD (R-South Louisiana) has announced a $401,851 Coastal Impact Assistance Program (CIAP) grant awarded by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) to Calcasieu Parish. This grant will fund the start of a marsh and pelican nesting habitat restoration project on Rabbit Island in Calcasieu Lake. […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Washington State Department of Ecology has secured seven National Coastal Wetlands Conservation grants worth more than $5 million. The 2020 federal grants will help local partners restore and enhance nearly 500 acres of coastal wetlands and 17,500 feet of marine shoreline in Jefferson, Kitsap, Snohomish, Thurston, and Whatcom counties. More details about the each […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has signed two agreements that together total $2 million for broad-scale environmental monitoring within offshore areas along Cape Canaveral (Brevard County), Fla. These areas have been identified to provide sand resources for areas […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers participated in a groundbreaking ceremony on February 6 near Bonsall for San Luis Rey wetland mitigation bank, an effort that will eventually restore about 54 acres of native floodplain wetland habitat along the river. The mitigation bank is an aquatic resource habitat restoration and protection project developed […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, recently completed a construction contract laying the groundwork to reestablish freshwater flow to Biscayne Bay as part of ongoing efforts to restore America’s Everglades. The Corps completed construction on the L-31E Flow-way Culverts S-712A and S-712B on June 29, 2017, two weeks ahead of schedule. The nearly […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks comments on a draft Environmental Assessment for Steamboat Slough habitat restoration in the Lower Columbia River Estuary. The Corps of Engineers, in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, is proposing to restore tidal connection and fish access to 68 acres of historically tidal wetlands on the […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    An independent technical panel reported March 11, 2013, in a newly concluded study, that existing Mississippi River freshwater diversions have not slowed the ongoing loss of Louisiana’s wetlands. That restoration of Louisiana wetlands may only be possible through significant inputs of sediment via large scale sediment diversions. The panel was organized by NOAA and the […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the City of Port Clinton, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have joined together to restore 12 acres and add another 1.4 acres of coastal wetlands on Lake Erie. According to Chris Akios, Ecologist and Project Manager with the U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has just announced that their Coastal Connections event will take place on August 6, 2019, at Port Sulphur Community Center, 278 Civic Drive, Port Sulphur, LA. According to CPRA, the event will offer attendees the opportunity to learn more about the Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton Sediment Diversions – coastal […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Putting ink to paper during an informal ceremony held on August 21, Dave Castanon signed the bank enabling instrument for the San Luis Rey River Mitigation Bank, adding nearly 54 acres of the river’s floodplain to a pool of land that will provide compensatory mitigation for projects that impact wetlands and other waters of the […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded over $1.6 million to the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority for a project that would create 392 acres of marsh land in southwest Louisiana. This project will help restore marsh land in shallow areas by using dredged material from the Calcasieu Ship Channel. “This project is […]

  • 12 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    USACE Buffalo District and U.S. EPA will host a media event with guest speakers on August 13 at 1 p.m., at the Westpoint Marina at Braddock Bay located at 105 E Manitou Rd., Rochester, NY 14612, to celebrate the completion of the Braddock Bay ecosystem restoration project and moving the Rochester Embayment Area of Concern […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Thanks to a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency, the Washington Department of Ecology is developing a statewide plan to better manage wetlands. Once regarded as wastelands, wetlands are now recognized as important features of the landscape. Healthy wetlands are among the most productive ecosystems on the planet. Ecology’s proposed plan includes developing a statewide […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new tool to guide restoration and protection actions to sustain priority habitats in the Hudson River estuary is now available for community groups, government agencies, scientists and conservation organizations, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens announced. The Hudson River Estuary Habitat Restoration Plan identifies four priority habitat types for […]

  • 4 June 2012

    Congressman Steve Scalise and Congressman Cedric Richmond successfully passed an amendment to ensure critical funding for coastal restoration projects in Louisiana. The amendment to the Energy and Water Appropriations Bill passed by a vote of 216 to 177. “The House sent a strong message that restoring our coast is a national priority by transferring $10 […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has authorized the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) to continue the next phase of the Picayune Strand Restoration Project (PSRP), which will restore historic water flow and enhance wetlands in the western Everglades. The PSRP is a project component of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan, commonly called CERP. […]

  • 23 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    In 2013 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed construction of the “Inner Harbor Navigation Canal Lake Borgne Surge Barrier”. The project, funded through the Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS) for southeast Louisiana, considered to be the largest civil works project in corps history. The barrier was built to combat storm surge heights like […]

  • 27 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    An IADC Best Paper Award for a Young Author under the age of 35 was presented to Brianne Cohen at the WEDA XXXI / TAMU 42 Annual Dredging Conference & Exhibition held at the Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, Tennessee, June 5-8 2011. For several years, the State of Louisiana’s Office of Coastal Protection and Restoration […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    A public–private partnership that supports habitat restoration throughout the Great Lakes basin, the Sustain Our Great Lakes partners yesterday announced $5.18 million in grant funding for 19 restoration projects in the Great Lakes basin. Grant recipients will match the new funding with an additional $6.4 million, for a total on-the-ground conservation impact of $11.6 million. The […]

  • 20 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and its partners recently released a report outlining the path forward for wetland replacement, or mitigation, in northeast Minnesota. The interagency report, “Siting of Wetland Mitigation in Northeast Minnesota” is the culmination of a coordinated effort for improving wetland compensatory mitigation to better serve the public […]

  • 15 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of its efforts to support coastal communities looking to build more resilient futures, NOAA yesterday announced the funding of a $23.7 million award for the construction of the Oyster Bayou Marsh Restoration project. The project will be funded through the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) Program, which has restored and […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge Barrier Beach has entered the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) annual list of the nation’s best restored beaches. This restoration scheme was a federal project funded by the Hurricane Sandy Relief Act, restoring two miles of a beach/berm/dune/back barrier complex with 1.4 million cubic yards of sand. According to […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.), top Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee, announced the passage of the bipartisan North American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act (NAWCA) through the EPW Committee. NAWCA will reauthorize the program to protect and restore wetlands in all 50 states through 2017. Authorization for the program expired at the end […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment in the Climate Action Plan to make local communities more resilient against future storms, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced $102.7 million in competitive matching grants to support 54 projects along the Atlantic coast. The grants will fund science-based solutions to restore wetlands and other natural areas, […]