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Restoring coastal habitat in the gulf of maine capitol hill oceans week washington dc june 7 9 2005

  • This presentation will probably involve audience discussion, which will create action items. Use PowerPoint to keep track of these action items during your presentation

  • In Slide Show, click on the right mouse button

  • Select “Meeting Minder”

  • Select the “Action Items” tab

  • Type in action items as they come up

  • Click OK to dismiss this box

  • This will automatically create an Action Item slide at the end of your presentation with your points entered.

RESTORING COASTAL HABITAT IN THE GULF OF MAINECapitol Hill Oceans WeekWashington, DC June 7-9, 2005

Jon Kachmar

Habitat Restoration Coordinator

Maine State Planning Office / Gulf of Maine Council


Gulf of maine council noaa habitat restoration partnership
Gulf of Maine Council/NOAA which will create action items. Use PowerPoint to keep track of these action items during your presentationHabitat Restoration Partnership

2002-2005 GRANTS PROGRAM FOR HABITAT RESTORATION

IN THE GULF OF MAINE

  • Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia

  • $300,000 per year for competitive community-based restoration grants

  • Gulf of Maine Council partnership with the NOAA Restoration Center

    TOTAL AWARDS: $1.2 million

    TOTAL MATCH: $3.9 million

    TOTAL PROJECT

    VALUE: $5.4 million

    NUMBER OF PROJECTS:

    MA: 20 , NH: 5 ME: 16, NB: 1, NS: 1

    TOTAL: 43


The gulf of maine a semi enclosed system
THE GULF OF MAINE: which will create action items. Use PowerPoint to keep track of these action items during your presentationA Semi-enclosed System


Habitat restored
HABITAT RESTORED which will create action items. Use PowerPoint to keep track of these action items during your presentation

Note: Some of this represents feasibility work and it is assumed habitat will be restored once the entire project is implemented. Habitat restored also includes other funding sources.


BRIDGE CREEK CULVERT REPLACEMENT which will create action items. Use PowerPoint to keep track of these action items during your presentation

BARNSTABLE, MASSACHUSETTS

Before--Undersized culvert with scour and phragmites (common reed)

After--Appropriately sized culvert replacement with greater flow and less phragmites


Little River Marsh which will create action items. Use PowerPoint to keep track of these action items during your presentation

Rye, New Hampshire

Before culvert replacement…

After culvert replacement…


Pemaquid salt marsh bristol maine
Pemaquid Salt Marsh which will create action items. Use PowerPoint to keep track of these action items during your presentationBristol, Maine

Crushed culvert before…

Properly sized culvert after…


Oyster restoration barnstable ma
Oyster Restoration which will create action items. Use PowerPoint to keep track of these action items during your presentationBarnstable, MA


Town brook dam removal bank restoration plymouth massacusetts
TOWN BROOK DAM REMOVAL / BANK RESTORATION which will create action items. Use PowerPoint to keep track of these action items during your presentationPLYMOUTH, MASSACUSETTS


Challenges to coastal restoration
Challenges to Coastal Restoration? which will create action items. Use PowerPoint to keep track of these action items during your presentation

  • Finding applicants who have the technical capacity to develop and manage projects

  • Scarcity of non-federal funds to match federal grant opportunities

  • Lack of coordinated coastal land use policies for regional wetlands management


Recommendations for improving coastal wetlands restoration efforts
Recommendations for Improving Coastal Wetlands Restoration Efforts

  • Focus funding, training and technical assistance on capacity building at the local level

  • Encourage local / state government and private sector to dedicate funding for restoration projects

  • Evaluate regional coastal land use impacts on wetlands and consider actions


Contact information
CONTACT INFORMATION Efforts

Jon Kachmar

Habitat Restoration Coordinator

Maine Coastal Program/Gulf of Maine Council

207-287-1913

[email protected]


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