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

Salt Marsh Erosion Research

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Waves from moderate storms, rather than violent events such as hurricanes, inflict the most loss on coastal wetlands, according to a study by Boston University and the United States Geological Survey. The biggest cause of salt marsh erosion is waves … Continued