​Hurricane Sandy Grantees in the News

Click on a state to view articles about NFWF-funded conservation projects helping to protect communities and infrastructure from future storms, and benefiting fish and wildlife, in regions impacted by Hurricane Sandy. 

Project #43378: Restoring Fish Runs and Fragmented Trout Populations by Removing a Fish Barrier
Grantee: State of Connecticut

Project #44245: Developing a Resiliency Management Plan for Pawcatuck River Watershed 
Grantee: Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Association

Project #43834: Increasing Community and Ecological Resiliency by Removing a Patapsco River Fish Barrier
Grantee: American Rivers

Project #42942Increasing Salt Marsh Acreage and Resiliency for Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge
Grantee: The Conservation Fund

Project #43129: Creating Green Infrastructure Resiliency in Greater Baltimore and Annapolis Watersheds
Grantee: The Conservation Fund

Project #44167Protecting North Beach's Salt Marsh and Emergency Route
Grantee: Town of North Beach

Project #42671: Enhancing Seven Communities, Ecosystems, and Infrastructure Resiliency by Removing Seven Fish Barriers
Grantee: Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game - Division of Ecological Restoration

Project #42984: Enhancing Mill River's Flood Resiliency and Habitat Corridor
Grantee: Mill River Collaborative 

Project #41766: Coastal Resiliency Planning and Ecosystem Enhancement for Northeastern Massachusetts
Grantee: National Wildlife Federation

Project #43322: Enhancing Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head's Land Resiliency in Martha's Vineyard
Grantee: Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head

Project #43429: Creating a Resilient Delaware Bay Shoreline in Cape May and Cumberland Counties
Grantee: American Littoral Society 

Project #42714: Transforming Hoboken's Block 12 into a Green Infrastructure Asset
Grantee: City of Hoboken

Project #44068: Restoring Over One Hundred Wetland Acres in Great Egg Harbor Bay
Grantee: City of Ocean City

Project #44109: Replenishing Little Egg Harbor's Marshes and Wetlands
Grantee: Little Egg Harbor Township

Project #41991: Increasing Seven Mile Island's Beach Resiliency
Grantee: New Jersey Audubon Society

Project #41812: Preventing Erosion and Restoring Hydrology in the Pine Barrens
Grantee: New Jersey Conservation Foundation

Project #42279: Building Ecological Solutions to Coastal Community Hazards
Grantee: New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Project #43095: Reusing Dredged Material to Restore Salt Marshes and Protect Communities
Grantee: New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

Project #43931 & 44193: Strengthening Marshes Creek Through Green and Grey Infrastructure & Incorporating Green Infrastructure Resiliency in the Raritan River Basin
Grantee: Rutgers University 

Project #42442: Strengthening Sunken Meadow State Park's Resiliency
Grantee: Connecticut Fund for the Environment

Project #41931: Developing Self-Sustaining Oyster Population in Jamaica Bay
Grantee: New York City Department of Environmental Protection

Project #42019: Restoring Bronx River Shoreline at Starlight Park
Grantee: New York City Department of Parks and Recreation

Project #42957: Designing a Daylighting Plan to Improve Harlem River's Water Quality and Resiliency
Grantee: New York City Department of Parks and Recreation

Project #42958: Restoring Spring Creek Park's Salt Marsh and Upland Habitat
Grantee: New York City Department of Parks and Recreation

Project #44225: Improving Shinnecock Reservation's Shoreline Habitats
Grantee: Shinnecock Indian Nation

Project #43006: Wetland Restoration in Suffolk County
Grantee: Suffolk County Department of Economic Development and Planning

Project #42874: Ausable Watershed Flood Mitigation and Fish Passage Restoration
Grantee: The Nature Conservancy

Project #44022: Reconnecting and Restoring the Allegany Reservoir
Grantee: Seneca Nation of Indians (NY)

Project #41739: Reusing Dredged Materials to Enhance Salt Marsh in Ninigret Pond
Grantee: Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council

Project #41795: Strengthening Sachuest Bay's Coastal Resiliency
Grantee: Town of Middletown

Project #42697: Building Green Infrastructure into Community Policies
Grantee: University of Rhode Island

Project #44017: Developing Rhode Island's Coastal Resiliency Program
Grantee: University of Rhode Island

Project #44245: Developing a Resiliency Management Plan for Pawcatuck River Watershed
Grantee: Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Association