NOAA Chesapeake Bay Oyster Reef Construction Grant

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has announced that it has recommended awarding $10 million to fund new reef construction for a Maryland Department of Natural Resources oyster sanctuary in the Chesapeake Bay. The four-year grant will provide infrastructure funding … Continued

Chesapeake Bay G3 Green Infrastructure Projects

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The Chesapeake Bay Trust, in partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection and Prince George’s County Department of the Environment has announced over $1.3 million in funding for 33 projects across Maryland, Pennsylvania, … Continued

Ever Forward Grounding Mitigation Fund Oyster Plantings

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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will plant about 147 million oyster spat, or juvenile oysters, on 41 acres in Anne Arundel County waters with mitigation funds from the 2022 grounding of M/V Ever Forward on an upper Chesapeake … Continued

James Island – Barren Island Ecosystem Restoration

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District, and the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) recently signed a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) for the $4 billion Mid-Chesapeake Bay ecosystem restoration project. The PPA outlines the roles, responsibilities, and financial … Continued