Pocomoke River Restoration Project: Enhancing resiliency to climate variability and flooding
The Pocomoke River Restoration project is a partnership between the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), and The Nature Conservancy (TNC). Read more...
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Chesapeake & Coastal Service
Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Tawes State Office Building, E2
580 Taylor Avenue
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
The Chesapeake & Coastal Service provides the science and technical services that State and local partners need in order to meet their water quality and habitat restoration goals. CCS works with federal, state and local governments, conservation groups and private citizens to apply innovative best management practices that reduce harmful run-off from entering the State’s
Living shorelines are the result of applying erosion control measures that include a suite of techniques which can be used to minimize coastal erosion and maintain coastal process. Living Shorelines can be very effective and can be implemented on virtually any shoreline property. Assistance is provided by CCS’s Shoreline Conservation Service staff through site visits and evaluations, problem assessments and recommended solutions. For more information contact Bhaskar Subramanian at email@example.com (410) 260-8786.
Provides technical and financial assistance to Maryland property owners in resolving shoreline and
stream bank erosion problems. Assistance is provided through site visits and evaluations,
problem assessments and recommended solutions. For more information contact Bhaskar
Subramanian at firstname.lastname@example.org or (410) 260-8797.
Works to strengthen public outreach and engagement in on-the-ground restoration as well as increase locally led restoration projects. Staff provides assistance to local governments, watershed groups and community organizations in aligning restoration efforts with the Chesapeake Bay TMDL effort and Watershed Implementation Plan goals. For more information contact Claudia Donegan at email@example.com or (410) 260-8768.
Dredged sand and sediment material is a valuable resource that can be used to beneficially enhance or restore our natural resources. Dredged material can be directly placed at restoration sites, such as a living shoreline, marsh enhancement, or island restoration, to be used as fill material. By placing material directly in these projects, fill and transportation costs are drastically reduced, and environmental benefits are provided. For more information, contact Catherine McCall at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-260-8737.
580 Taylor Ave, Annapolis MD 21401