Maryland Comprehensive Oyster Restoration Plan

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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently announced the state’s comprehensive oyster restoration plan. DNR expects to recommend Breton Bay and the upper St. Mary’s River as the fourth and fifth tributaries to satisfy the state’s commitment to the … Continued

Norfolk Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) recently released a draft feasibility report for addressing coastal storm and flood risk to vulnerable property, populations, ecosystems, and infrastructure in the City of Norfolk Virginia. The Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental … Continued

Maryland Coastal Resiliency Grants

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  The Maryland Board of Public Works (BPW) recently approved funding for a new Coastal Resiliency Grant Program to help Maryland’s coastal communities enhance their resiliency to the effects of extreme storms and weather. The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) … Continued

2017 Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund Grants

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In September, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced more than $12.6 million in grants to support the restoration and conservation of the Chesapeake Bay watershed in six states and the District … Continued