NFWF Grant Profile

Conservation Program(s):
National Coastal Resilience Fund
Project Title: Innovation Nearshore Ecosystem Restoration at a Deep-water Post-Industrial Site in MD
National Wildlife Federation
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Restore a deep-water post-industrial waterfront by greening vacant lots and creating an innovative living shoreline and stormwater step pool system, which will enhance community resilience and benefit endangered, threatened, and declining species in the Chesapeake Bay. Project will utilize nature-based solutions to create ideal intertidal, freshwater marsh, and submerged aquatic vegetation habitats that will enhance flood protections for the community and reduce stormwater pollution.

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The City of Havre de Grace is located in Harford County in northeastern Maryland within a designated Chesapeake Bay Critical Area, and is situated south of the Conowingo Dam on the Susquehanna River at the headwaters of the Chesapeake Bay.