Sponsor of the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA)

Atlantic Reefmaker is a sponsor of the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) for its 2019 National Coastal Conference. The conference is in Myrtle Beach, SC from October 22-25, 2019. At the conference, staff with Atlantic Reefmaker will be presenting on the Bonner Bridge Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Mitigation project and Brunswick Town/ Fort Anderson.…

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2019 Living Shorelines Tech Transfer Workshop in Beaufort, NC.

Randy Boyd with Atlantic Reefmaker will be attending the 2019 Living Shorelines Tech Transfer Workshop in Beaufort, NC. The workshop, planned by Restore America’s Estuaries and the NC Coastal Federation, will be held October 8-9, 2019. The workshop includes a networking reception & poster session on October 8, and a poster on the Brunswick Town/…

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White paper: Shoreline Protection of Historic and Cultural Resources at Brunswick Town-Fort Anderson

Atlantic Reefmaker staff, Phillip Todd, wrote a white paper entitled ‘Shoreline Protection of Historic and Cultural Resources at Brunswick Town-Fort Anderson’ and submitted it to the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) as part of their call for paper related to the upcoming Dredging Summit and Expo ’19 (June 3-7 in Chicago, Illinois). This paper described past…

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Presentation – about the Bonner Bridge Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Mitigation project

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) included a presentation about the Bonner Bridge Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Mitigation project in its Dredging Summit and Expo ’19 (https://dredging-expo.com/general-schedule). The presentation, entitled, ‘Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Mitigation for the Bonner Bridge Replacement Project’, will be in Session 2B at 3:40 PM on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. The presentation will describe…

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Fort Anderson historic site rebuilding lost waterfront through environmentally friendly technology

Original Post: http://www.wect.com/2019/03/05/fort-anderson-historic-site-re-building-lost-waterfront-through-environmentally-friendly-technology/ Click the above link to watch the NEWS VIDEO. By Alex Guarino | March 5, 2019 at 2:46 PM EST – Updated March 5 at 7:31 PM BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Structures called reef makers are successfully combating climate change at the Brunswick Town Fort Anderson State Historic Site. Due to…

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Alternative Shoreline Stabilization at Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson

A presentation on the Brunswick Town/ Fort Anderson project will be presented at the Virginia Water Conference in Richmond, Virginia on March 5, 2019. The title of the presentation is Alternative Shoreline Stabilization at Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson, and it is in Session 6C, entitled Shoreline Protection, at 10.45 AM. The presentation focuses on the Atlantic…

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Atlantic Reefmaker staff are attending the annual South Carolina Beach Advocates meeting

Atlantic Reefmaker staff are attending the annual South Carolina Beach Advocates meeting, held February 12-13. The meeting is located at the Wild Dunes Resort, Isle of Palms, SC. The staff looks forward to meeting SC beach communities, understanding their challenges and serving as a resource to these communities as the opportunity presents itself. https://scbeaches.org/2019-annual-meeting  

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ACEC The Engineering Excellence Award

The Brunswick Town/ Fort Anderson, Phase II project received recognition from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of North Carolina. The Engineering Excellence Award honors the year’s most outstanding engineering accomplishments. The honors award from ACEC-NC for the Brunswick Town/ Fort Anderson, Phase II project was presented on November 9, 2018.   Click to…

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Phase 2 of the Brunswick Town/ Fort Anderson shoreline stabilization

Atlantic ReefMaker installation for Phase 2 of the Brunswick Town/ Fort Anderson shoreline stabilization began during the week of June 18, 2018. Phase 2 extends down river from the initial Atlantic ReefMaker installation along Battery A, which was completed in August 2017. When completed, Phase 2 will arrest shoreline erosion for 240 feet of the…

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ASCE Spring 2018 Technical Seminar on May 23, 2018 at the Holiday Inn Norfolk, VA

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) will host its Spring 2018 Technical Seminar on May 23, 2018 at the Holiday Inn Norfolk, VA. The seminar is entitled ‘Streams, Rivers, and Coastal Protection and Restoration Seminar’.   The Atlantic ReefMaker technology has been included on the program. The concept of the Atlantic ReefMaker, along with…

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The State of the Coast Conference May 30 – June 1, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana

The State of the Coast Conference is the largest state-wide conference of its kind providing an interdisciplinary forum to exchange timely and relevant information on the dynamic conditions of Louisiana’s coastal communities, environment, and economy. SOC18 will be held May 30 – June 1, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana, and it consists of two and…

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Storm risk management Norfolk & ARM

The City of Norfolk, VA and the Corps of Engineers Norfolk District is working to develop a Storm Risk Management Feasibility Report/ Environmental Impact Statement & Water Quality Modeling Reports (http://www.nao.usace.army.mil/NCSRM/). Where can the Atlantic ReefMaker (ARM) be used with this strategy? ARM can be utilized in two areas noted on the attached graphic that…

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News Video – Project working to protect Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson

Project working to protect Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson By Brandon Shope Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 04:55 PM EDT   A living shoreline project in Brunswick County is working to help heal the state’s coastline with a wave attenuator. Follow link to watch Video. http://www.twcnews.com/nc/coastal/top-videos/2017/07/27/project-working-to-protect-brunswick-town-fort-anderson.html  

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