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  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Secretary of the Interior, David Bernhardt, is awarding more than $20 million to 22 projects in 11 coastal states to protect, restore or enhance more than 7,000 acres of coastal wetlands and adjacent upland habitats under the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program. State and local governments, private […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. John Kennedy announced last Saturday that the Office of Gulf Restoration in the Department of the Treasury awarded a $400,000 grant to Livingston Parish for a shoreline restoration project. The Amite River Coastal Wetlands Restoration Project will help rebuild 10 acres of forested coastal wetlands and shoreline habitats that have been lost due […]

  • 10 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Joint Base Andrews (JBA) and 11th Wing commander Col. Andrew Purath took part in a ceremonial commemoration of the first wetlands umbrella mitigation banking instrument for the Department of Defense in Maryland on September 6. The entire project, organized in cooperation with USACE’s Baltimore District, Maryland Department of the Environment, GreenTrust Alliance and GreenVest […]

  • 6 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    EPA has awarded $209,800 in wetlands grant funding to North Dakota State University to assess ecosystem health of the Prairie Pothole Region, supporting North Dakota’s Water Quality Monitoring Strategy for Surface Waters. “This grant will support restoration of North Dakota’s unique wetlands, which are an important source of groundwater recharge,” said Darcy O’Connor, Assistant Regional […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Marshlands in the south east of England could start to disappear from the year 2040 due to rapid sea level rise, according to new research involving Durham University scientists. Using data from more than 800 sediment cores which record how salt marshes responded to variable rates of sea-level rise over the past 10,000 years, the […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded a Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant of $1,679,104 to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) to increase its efforts to protect and restore Wisconsin’s Great Lakes coastal wetlands. “This funding will enable our state partners in Wisconsin to safeguard and restore key habitats along Lake Michigan’s […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, will host in the following months an informational outreach event entitled “Waterways, Wetlands, and You!” about the Corps’ Regulatory Program. This event, facilitated by the Corps’ Regulatory staff, will provide an overview of the Corps’ Regulatory Program and give the public an opportunity to ask questions directly […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) earlier this week celebrated the start of Youth Wetlands Week, April 16-April 22, 2018.  To kick off the week, CPRA and LSU AgCenter 4-H Youth Wetlands Program (YWP) staff visited with Isidore Newman School students in New Orleans, Louisiana. At the event, students participated in a hypothethical planning […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Chris Sununu and the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Commissioner Bob Scott yesterday announced the release of a draft revision of the New Hampshire Wetlands rules, the first complete rewrite of the rules since 1991. The NHDES wetland rules regulate the following type of resources: wetlands, surface waters (lakes, ponds), watercourses (streams, rivers), […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Research & Development

    Researcher Francesco Bregoli at IHE Delft has been on a three week mission to the Mara wetland, Tanzania, to gather data on the evolution of the wetland under different scenarios of climate, water use and land use changes along the whole Mara river basin. The data will be used to model the evolution of the […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) voted on Wednesday, January 24th 2018, to approve funding $1,790,546 in implementation funding for the Robinson Preserve Wetlands Restoration project sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. These funds will be used to restore 118.2 acres of coastal habitat and restore more natural hydrology, along with related […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin yesterday announced a project that will ultimately transform 240 acres of Liberty State Park into a mosaic of freshwater wetlands and salt marshes. “This project, funded in large part by settlements with past polluters, will restore a large interior portion of Liberty to provide additional places for people […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded more than $2.1 million in grants to protect and restore wetlands and streams across California. “Healthy wetlands and streams are key to the vitality of California communities and its economy,” said EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. “These projects help to better understand and protect these important resources.” Napa County […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    EPA has awarded $1,345,000 million in grants to strengthen the capacity of the states to protect and restore wetlands. The Wetland Program Development Grants provide interstate agencies, tribes, and nonprofit organizations with funding to develop and refine comprehensive state and local wetlands programs, said EPA adding that supplemental funding for these projects will be awarded […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Investing in ‘green infrastructure’ like restoring floodplains or wetlands to bolster flood prevention not only generates more environmental and socio-economic benefits, especially in the long term, but also lowers the amount of financial investment needed to defend against damaging floods. This is the conclusion of a new European Environment Agency (EEA) report published yesterday, which […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Last month saw the official opening of Walthamstow Wetlands to the wider public for the first time in 150 years, Ramboll Environ, Inc. said in their latest announcement.  The Walthamstow Wetlands operational partnership – Waltham Forest Council, Thames Water and London Wildlife Trust – co-hosted the launch event last week. Plans have been underway since […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, announced today that the Ballona Wetlands Restoration Project comment period has been extended through February 5, 2018. The Corps also added that the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) and USACE will jointly hold a public hearing on November 8 (6 PM – 8:30 PM CST) at the […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) yesterday released the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the Ballona Wetlands Restoration Project. CDFW, the lead agency for the DEIR, in partnership with the State Coastal Conservancy and The Bay Foundation, has spent years working with the public and envisioning a plan for the revitalization of the Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Wetlands Youth Summit, hosted by the South Louisiana Wetlands Discovery Center, will take place on September 9, 2017, at the Terrebonne North Library in Gray, La. The Wetlands Youth Summit aims to bring young leaders together to discuss the various challenges and potential solutions for gulf coast communities. This program is supported by proceeds from […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council is seeking public comment on a proposal to amend its Initial (2015) Funded Priorities List to approve $1,790,546 in implementation funding for the Robinson Preserve Wetlands Restoration project sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. According to the council, these funds would be used to restore 118.2 acres […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, will host an informational outreach event entitled “Waterways, Wetlands and You!” about the Corps’ Regulatory Program tomorrow.  This event, facilitated by the Corps’ Regulatory staff, will provide an overview of the Corps’ Regulatory Program and give the public an opportunity to ask questions directly to the team […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    ConocoPhillips has joined forces with Ducks Unlimited to help enhance and manage coastal habitats in southeast Louisiana by identifying effective coastal restoration and mitigation projects and working closely with diverse stakeholders. The Coastal Restoration Partnership between these organizations focuses on restoration of Louisiana’s coastal marshes and their critical resources for waterfowl, communities and industry, Ducks Unlimited […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, will host two informational outreach events entitled “Waterways, Wetlands and You!” about the Corps’ Regulatory Program. “These events, facilitated by the Corps’ Regulatory staff, will provide an overview of the Corps’ Regulatory Program and give the public an opportunity to ask questions directly to the team members […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Center for Coastal Resources Management (CCRM) has just announced that the VIMS Tidal Wetlands Workshop will be held Tuesday, May 2, at the College of William & Mary School of Education in Williamsburg, VA. The workshop theme for this year is “Sustainable Shorelines in Action: Successful Applications & Incentive Programs” and the workshop focus will […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Changes in rainfall and temperature are predicted to transform wetlands in the Gulf of Mexico and around the world within the century, a new study from the USGS and the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley concludes. Such changes are expected to affect the plant communities found in coastal wetlands. For example, some salt marshes […]