Advancing Coastal Resilience through Salt Marsh Restoration in the Maryland Coastal Bays

Recipient: Delmarva Resource Conservation and Development Council

Grant Amount: $$2,253,422 Matching Funds: $1,280,400

This award will build community resilience by protecting agriculture and saltwater habitats, helping restore habitat for imperiled saltmarsh sparrows and important fish species. The project will restore 50 acres of tidal salt marsh; complete surveys, designs, and permitting of four other degraded salt marshes; engage the community; and monitor several aspects of the restored site to make changes and to inform future restoration projects.

For more information on the grant program funding this project, please visit the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law webpage. For more information on the National Coastal Resilience Fund, visit National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s website.