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  • 14 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Moffatt & Nichol in less than three weeks won its second Engineering News-Record Merit Award, the award winner was the company’s Bair Island Restoration project in San Mateo County. Bair Island is one of the largest wetland restoration projects in California, restoring approximately 1400 acres of tidal wetlands. The project won a Merit Award in […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    As part of their efforts to support resilient coastal communities, NOAA Fisheries Service is announcing the award of $24.8 million for three cooperative agreements. This funding will help restore habitat along Louisiana’s coast under the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) Program. Restoring wetlands and barrier islands increases protection for Louisiana’s people and […]

  • 21 July 2010

    The approval this afternoon of President Obama’s budget request to begin funding coastal Louisiana restoration construction projects by the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development is “a down payment in what must be a long-term commitment to restoring and protecting coastal Louisiana,” according to five local and national conservation groups. The Subcommittee’s approval […]

  • 31 March 2011

    A proposed wetland restoration project is facing opposition by residents who live near the site at the end of Country Club Road. By Lee Peck (kplctv) [mappress] Source: kplctv, March 31, 2011  

  • 5 August 2011

    The president of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega, announced to propose to his Costa Rican counterpart, Laura Chinchilla, organize a global… (insidecostarica) [mappress] Source: insidecostarica, August 5, 2011

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday announced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved  federal wetland permits, enabling local officials to begin the critical Owasco Flats Wetlands Restoration project. Schumer said that with final approval secured, work can now enter the bidding phase. The Owasco Flats Wetland Restoration project will reduce toxins in the […]

  • 26 April 2012

    Perfect sailing weather awaited the Old Dominion University sailing team, but they chose instead to remain ashore on the banks of the Elizabeth River — just long enough to celebrate the grand opening of their new sailing pier. Flanked by friends and guests, ODU officials and its project partners, Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District (USACE) and the City of Virginia Beach are hosting an informational meeting about the Lynnhaven River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project today, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Frank W. Cox High School, 2425 Shorehaven Drive, Virginia Beach.  The format of the meeting will be an informal […]

  • 11 March 2011

    The plan to transform salt ponds into productive habitats took a step forward Tuesday when a local company was contracted to begin work…   BY JEN LEBRON KUHNEY (signonsandiego) [mappress] Source: signonsandiego, March 11, 2011  

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Over the past fiscal year (Oct. 1, 2012 to Sept. 30, 2013), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4 has cited 23 entities throughout the Southeast for depositing dredged and/or fill material into wetlands or other waters of the United States in violation of Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (CWA). Such unauthorized […]

  • 27 August 2010

    Work has begun on the final phase of a massive, $25 million wetlands restoration project along the Napa River…   (sanluisobispo) [mappress] Source: sanluisobispo, August 27, 2010;

  • 4 March 2011

    The San Dieguito Wetlands Restoration Project has entered its final phase of construction with the dredging of 85,000 cubic yards of sand… By Kelly Sarber (delmartimes) [mappress] Source: delmartimes, March 4, 2011    

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced $2.7 million in state and federal grant funds for ecological restoration projects in the towns of Bridgewater, Falmouth, Kingston, Littleton/Westford, Newbury, Plymouth, Wellfleet/Truro, and Yarmouth to support river and wetland habitat restoration and climate adaptation.  Commenting the latest announcement, Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Karyn Polito, said: “By partnering […]

  • 5 December 2011

    A nesting platform for ospreys is part of a $2.1 million wetland restoration project recently completed at Little Beaver Island on Grand… By Janice L. Habuda (buffalonews) [mappress] Source: buffalonews, December 5, 2011; Image: nypa.gov

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In support of Governor Cuomo’s NY is Open for Fishing and Hunting initiative, wetland construction activities began last week to restore and enhance more than 200 acres of coastal fisheries habitat at Buck Pond, part of the Braddock Bay Fish and Wildlife Management Area marsh complex in Monroe County, the New York State Department of […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced $4.2 million in federal grants to local, regional, and national entities for projects to restore wetlands, improve water quality and “green” the urban landscape in and around San Francisco Bay.    “Protecting San Francisco Bay is a top priority for EPA,” said Tomás Torres, EPA’s Water Division Director […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    A partnership project to restore six acres of wetlands and enhance 30 more at Indian River Lagoon Preserve State Park is set to kick off in late July. “It’s through projects like this we can continue addressing issues throughout the Indian River Lagoon and see long-term recovery begin,” said St. Johns River Water Management District […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that Denver, Colorado-based Newfield Production Company (Newfield) has agreed to resolve alleged Clean Water Act violations and complete wetlands restoration and creation projects at production sites in Uintah and Duchesne counties in Utah’s Uinta Basin.  The settlement resolves Clean Water Act violations reported by Newfield through a 2012 […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has announced that their 2016 Delaware Wetland Conference, with the theme “Educate, Connect, Protect.”, will take place on February 3rd and 4th at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington. “Wetlands play an important role in Delaware’s environment by improving water quality, providing habitat […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S Environmental Protection Agency has announced that Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, has received a $10 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant to monitor coastal wetlands around the Great Lakes basin over the next five years. This project expands an existing GLRI grant to the university for Great Lakes wetlands monitoring. “This new […]

  • 23 October 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has introduced plans for the restoration project at the Novato area. The work consists of all tasks to complete the Wetland Restoration Project (HWRP) located in Novato, California and represents the culmination of over ten years of effort. Included is final shaping of the South Seasonal Wetlands and Tidal Panne […]

  • 20 July 2010

    Conservation groups today urged the U.S. House Appropriations Committee to pass President Obama’s budget proposal to begin funding Coastal Louisiana restoration projects when it marks up the spending bill for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other public agencies for Fiscal Year 2011. Last week, the House Energy & Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee did […]

  • 3 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 28-January 3). World’s Largest Container Ship in Port of Los Angeles The largest container ship ever to call at a North American port, CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, arrived at the Port of Los Angeles on Saturday, December 26. Dredging […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after spending the day focusing on wetlands and coastal restoration projects in Vermilion Parish: “South Louisiana prides itself on protecting its wetlands and ensuring coastal erosion issues are addressed. Last Monday, I visited officials throughout the Third Congressional District to discuss the importance […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last week, the Hamilton Wetland Restoration Project’s outboard levee channel was breached completing construction of the 998 acre project. With a few scoops from the bucket of an excavator the wetland was open to tidal action from the San Francisco Bay. The restored wetland, over a decade in the making, will provide valuable habitat for […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Two NOAA-sponsored habitat restoration projects in Louisiana have been approved for $30 million in funding in 2020 by the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) Program. According to NOAA, these projects will restore habitat along Louisiana’s coast, increase protection for people and property, and benefit some of America’s richest fisheries: Construction of the West Fourchon […]