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

Virginia Flood Mitigation Grants

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Several Virginia communities will benefit from $5.4 million in federal flooding mitigation grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Grants will be used to elevate or demolish residential properties in flood-prone areas of Virginia. Virginia Flooding Mitigation Grant Recipients: … Continued

Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge Expansion

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A recent expansion of Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge includes 410 acres of forest and wetland habitat that is important for birds and other wildlife. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) acquired the properties from The Nature Conservancy. The expansion … Continued

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