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

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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


The gulf of maine a semi enclosed system

THE GULF OF MAINE:A Semi-enclosed System


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.


Jon kachmar habitat restoration coordinator maine state planning office gulf of maine council

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


Jon kachmar habitat restoration coordinator maine state planning office gulf of maine council

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…


Oyster restoration barnstable ma

Oyster RestorationBarnstable, MA


Town brook dam removal bank restoration plymouth massacusetts

TOWN BROOK DAM REMOVAL / BANK RESTORATIONPLYMOUTH, MASSACUSETTS


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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