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With America's fisheries rebounding, we can't turn back

In the last 20 years, one of the country’s most valuable natural resources has transformed from a national disaster to a great American recovery story. But unless you’re a fishery scientist or a fisherman who suffered through the near collapse of a fishery, you’ve probably never heard the story. 14 more words

The Oregonian

Floodplain recommendations push development elsewhere

Flood damages nationwide total more than $8 billion a year. While some see a flood as an “act of God,” the real problem is that we’ve built so many houses and commercial buildings in harm’s way — on floodplains prone to high water. 9 more words


MiningWatch launches private prosecution against B.C. government and mining company

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. – An advocacy group has launched a private prosecution under the Fisheries Act against the B.C. government and a mining company over the disastrous consequences of the… 387 more words


Preserving Eelgrass While Remediating Legacy Contamination

What do you do when the State requires you to take action, yet prohibits that action? It’s a conundrum that takes imagination and determination.

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Natural Resources

The Cuyahoga River Fish Habitat Restoration Project – A Collaborative Effort Amongst Many

By: Matthew Montecalvo, P.E. Principal

Since I arrived in Northeast Ohio nearly 20 years ago, the Cuyahoga River and its story has interested me.  Its history tells of industry, success, and beauty, but it also describes the impacts of decades of deterioration, suburban sprawl, and pollution.  1,100 more words

Community Impact People

Calgary’s Harvie Passage gets another makeover

The notoriously dangerous Harvie Passage on Calgary’s Bow River is under repair again after safety measures previously installed there were washed out by the 2013 flood. 253 more words