Contaminated riverbank and floodplain soils are the major source of mercury in fish from several Shenandoah Valley rivers.
The work of the University of Georgia's Jaroslav Tir and Douglas Stinnett is funded by the National Science Foundation and the Department of Defense.
Nationally acclaimed public and private sector authorities headline program.
The Friends of the Capt. John Smith Chesapeake Trail, the Environmental Law Institute, and the National Geographic Society recommend the development of a bold and coordinated strategy for conserving the Chesapeake’s treasured landscapes and call for more federal investment in land conservation.
Ephraim King, Craig Cox, and Walter Baker will discuss task group recommendations, how to address nutrient pollutants, and successful approaches in a Watershed Academy webcast on Dec. 1.
Agency is planning to perform scheduled maintenance on Barrier IIA, which protects the Great Lakes from Asian carp.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has funded a contract for the design of the Upper Springbrook Creek Ecosystem Restoration Project in Renton, Wash.
EPA will award grants between $200,000 and $600,000 for direct, local action to benefit the Puget Sound ecosystem.
EPA's Great Lakes Legacy Act project is in its final phase, contributing habitat for fish spawning, waterfowl, and other aquatic organisms.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released its annual list of candidates for the Endangered Species Act.
Study says declines follow lower application rates and EPA regulatory action over the period 1996 to 2006.
NOAA research grants to help answer when, where and how hypoxia develops at finer temporal and spatial scales.
Group says Chesapeake Energy will not drill for natural gas within New York City's watershed, which supplies water to 9 million people.
Legislators approved the increase in funding through the Land and Water Conservation Act Stateside Assistance Program for 2010.
Proposals must be received by Jan. 5, 2010.
Although one critic says the model's sea level rise and subsidence rates were optimistic, he admits the model still predicts land could be delivered to the sinking delta.
NOAA provides $243,000 in funding for the development of safeguards for the Lake Sunapee Watershed against climate change effects and population growth.
The Tennessee Valley Authority has proposed restoration alternatives for aspects of the site cleanup that don't have to be addressed immediately.
A Georgia Southern University study analyzed stream water temperatures at six different golf courses in South Carolina.
Five large, non-native snake species may rattle Fla. ecosystem.