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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 Habitat 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

habitat restored
HABITAT RESTORED

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.

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BRIDGE CREEK CULVERT REPLACEMENT

BARNSTABLE, MASSACHUSETTS

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

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

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Little River Marsh

Rye, New Hampshire

Before culvert replacement…

After culvert replacement…

pemaquid salt marsh bristol maine
Pemaquid Salt MarshBristol, Maine

Crushed culvert before…

Properly sized culvert after…

challenges to coastal restoration
Challenges to Coastal Restoration?
  • 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

Jon Kachmar

Habitat Restoration Coordinator

Maine Coastal Program/Gulf of Maine Council

207-287-1913

[email protected]

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