Designing the Smith Cove Environmental Justice Project

Recipient: South Baltimore Gateway Partnership

Grant Amount: $1,294,488 Matching Funds: $1,232,846

This award will integrate innovative approaches to enhance stormwater management, restore 10 acres of critical habitat, establish seven acres of riparian buffer, and create green spaces for the community. The project will develop final designs and obtain permitting for implementation of the Smith Cove Environmental Justice Project, a component of the larger Middle Branch Resiliency Initiative which will restore over 50 acres of lost habitat and 11 miles of shoreline in South Baltimore.

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.