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  • 5 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The owners of Falls Creek Farm, a horse boarding and training facility and farm located in Sterling, Conn., have agreed to restore and create 11.3 acres of wetlands to settle claims by the United States that wetlands were illegally filled and altered during construction of a private golf course and other modifications to their property. […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding $1 million in grants to strengthen the capacity of states and tribes to protect and restore wetlands.  “Wetlands are part of the foundation of our nation’s water resources and are vital to the health of waterways and communities that are downstream,” said Ken Kopocis, Deputy Assistant Administrator […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    DNREC’s Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Program has announced completion of the final report on the health of wetlands located in New Castle County’s Christina River Watershed. The Christina River originates in Landenburg, Pa., and flows 35 miles eastward through Newark, Christiana and Newport, Del., before emptying into the Delaware River through the Port of Wilmington. One […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) today released a wide-ranging report into the iconic natural values of the Caley Valley wetlands that will be at risk if dredge spoil from expansion of the world’s largest coal port at Abbot Point is dumped there. Dr Lissa Schindler, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaigner, said that while it […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work will start next week on a major maintenance program at the Mildura South Wetlands to ensure they continue to function properly, the Mildura Rural City Council just announced.  The wetlands are designed to collect storm water from surrounding urban areas which is filtered and cleaned by the wetlands vegetation before being released into the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The fifth version of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Pennsylvania State Programmatic General Permit (PASPGP-5) for authorization of work in wetlands/waterways within portions of Pennsylvania became effective July 1, 2016.   This general permit operates in conjunction with Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (PADEP) state regulatory program to protect the aquatic environment, while allowing […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that it is awarding a $999,640 Wetlands Program Development Grant to the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS). VIMS provide critical services by conducting research and sound scientific advice concerning wetland resources to the Commonwealth. In collaboration with the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, VIMS will work with […]

  • 5 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, reminds the public that changes to the State of Wisconsin wetland laws have no effect on federal laws regulating work in waters and wetlands. There is still a federal requirement to obtain authorization from the Corps for discharges of dredged or fill materials into waters of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    EPA has awarded nearly $900,000 in grants to strengthen state, tribal and local government capacity in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska to protect and restore wetlands. These Wetland Program Development Grants provide tribes, interstate agencies and local governments with funding to develop and refine comprehensive state, tribal and local wetlands programs. “Healthy wetlands provide important […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is seeking public comment on its proposal to certify the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2017 Nationwide Permits. DEQ, under the authority of the State Water Control Board, may issue a final certification decision on a Corps permit if the permit meets the requirements of the Virginia Water […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 7th Delaware Wetlands Conference will take place this week, on February 3-4, at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington, DE. More than 300 wetland experts and enthusiasts from the tri-state area will gather in Wilmington at the Delaware Wetlands Conference to share the latest in wetland research, innovations to outreach and education and conservation […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    DNREC’s Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Program announced that its final report on the health of wetlands located in Kent County’s Leipsic River Watershed and Little Creek area has been given a C+ grade for their current condition, with opportunity for improvement. Tidal wetlands in the watersheds were in the best health of the four types […]

  • 15 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Works have begun on ten priority wetland sites with the aim of improving the River Murray’s riverine health. Fulton Hogan has been awarded the contract for works at the sites, which cover a total of 6,974 hectares of floodplain spanning 440 kilometers of the River Murray. The works will reintroduce more natural wetting and drying […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Comfort Lake – Forest Lake Watershed District broke ground last week on a $536,605 wetland restoration project in southern Chisago County, MN, that will ultimately improve water quality in Moody and Bone lakes. The district began a five-year project to improve the lakes in late 2010, when they installed low-velocity fish barriers to prevent rough […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The United States Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service has announced the availability of $17.5 million in financial and technical assistance nationwide to help eligible conservation partners voluntarily protect, restore and enhance critical wetlands. “USDA has leveraged partnerships to accomplish a great deal on America’s wetlands over the past two decades,” said Agriculture Secretary Tom […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A delegation led by Chinese State forest administration’s vice-minister, Mr Chen Fengxue visited the office of Wetlands International, the Netherlands, and signed a new Memorandum of Understanding on 24 May. The MoU focuses on the international collaboration between SFA and Wetlands International in the coming years. Both parties also discussed the conservation and restoration of […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District (Corps) is considering a proposal to modify the In-lieu Fee Program Instrument to establish a 47.3-acre wetland mitigation project, known as the Clear Lake In-lieu Fee (ILF) Project. The proposed ILF Project will generate wetland credits by preserving existing high quality wetlands, re-establishing wetland areas that were […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is about to start work on a $34 million Flushing Bay dredging project. According to DEP, works will be carried out in the vicinity of the World’s Fair Marina in order to improve the health of the waterway and significantly reduce nuisance odors. DEP also reported that […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District initiated use of the new Louisiana Wetland Rapid Assessment Method (LRAM) in February 2016 as part of a yearlong interim evaluation and is now seeking public feedback. “Feedback will be used to make any additions, updates, corrections or clarifications to LRAM,” said Martin Mayer, Regulatory chief, […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) yesterday briefed officials from a variety of local, state, and federal agencies regarding a draft initial operations plan for the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion. A cornerstone project of Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan, the sediment diversion is key to a long-term sustainable strategy to reduce land loss rates and sustain […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, partnered recently with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to restore wetlands at the Julia Butler Hansen Wildlife Refuge in Washington. After constructing a new setback levee the Corps notched the original levee, allowing the Columbia River to flow in. The rest of the original levee will be […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waterking, one of the market leaders in Western Europe in the production of amphibious excavators and accessories, has developed a new amphibious machine, the Transporter. The Transporter is designed for transporting people and equipment through wetlands, deltas and poor load-bearing terrains. The undercarriage of the amphibious excavator is used for the Transporter. The models vary […]

  • 2 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Anglian Water announces £500k investment for new Norfolk wetland water treatment facility.  A brand new wetland is to be created in Norfolk, funded by Anglian Water and created in partnership with Norfolk Rivers Trust and the Environment Agency. The new one-hectare site will act as an innovative, natural treatment plant for over a million liters […]