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Grant Proposals for FY19 B-WET Education Grants Being Accepted through February 20, 2019

NCBO has released details of the FY19 funding opportunity; a total of roughly $700,000, subject to appropriations, may be available to fund three to seven new projects.... Read more >

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NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office Announces Recipients of FY18 B-WET Education Grants

NCBO announced the institutions that will receive FY18 funding through the Chesapeake B-WET grant program--a total of roughly $2,606,000, will fund 24 projects.... Read more >

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Alternatives for Restoration: What Hard Materials Are Used in Oyster Reef Construction?

If you were an oyster, would you prefer porcelain or concrete? Limestone or sandstone? Or good old-fashioned oyster shells?... Read more >

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