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  • November

    Phosphorus Optimal Wetland Demonstration Project opens doors to educational opportunities 

    On a warm and sunny day in September, sixth graders from three schools in Defiance, Ohio joined a team from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, the City of Defiance, the Defiance Soil and Water Conservation District, General Motors, and the U.S. Geological Survey to experience a hands-on tour of the GLRI funded Phosphorus Optimal Wetland Demonstration Project (P-Optimal).  
  • December

    USACE restores nature with nature

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, recently implemented multiple projects to restore aquatic habitat along 2,412 linear feet of the Buffalo River’s hardened shoreline. These projects incorporated natural and nature-based design features that provided engineering functions through environmental means to create soft shoreline habitats.
  • November

    Port Clinton Ecological Restoration: Another Success for GLRI

    U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District Biologists, Eric Hannes, Christine Cardus, and Kathleen Buckler along with a team of Biologists from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) led by Linda Merchant-Masonbrink and Angela Adkins performed pre-construction wetland assessments on 12 acres of an existing wetland, as part of the Great Lakes Fisheries and Ecosystem Restoration (GLFER) Authority Project.
  • September

    Braddock Bay Restoration: The last piece of the Rochester Embayment AOC puzzle

    To address the gradual loss of a historic barrier beach and the erosion of over 100 acres of wetlands at Lake Ontario’s Braddock Bay, a Great Lakes Restoration Initiative project team has implemented Engineering With Nature principles to provide a sustainable restoration solution. This project completed the last management action necessary for the future delisting of the Rochester Embayment Area of Concern.
  • Corps of Engineers completes a major dike repair effort in Buffalo Outer Harbor

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District recently completed repairs to a confined disposal facility (CDF) at the Buffalo Outer Harbor, Buffalo, NY.