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MRA Wins 2019 WEDA Dredging Summit & Expo Award

(L-R: Robert Ramsdell (Great Lakes Dredge and Dock), Bob Wetta (DSC Dredge), Brian Davis (Cornell University), Isaac Hametz (Mahan Rykiel), and Marcel Hermans (Port of Portland & WEDA President and Chair)   The Western Dredging Association and DSC Dredge LLC have awarded Mahan Rykiel Research Director Isaac Hametz, and Brian Davis (Cornell University) with the...
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MRA Dredge Research Published in Landscape Architecture Frontiers Journal

Mahan Rykiel’s Design with Dredge research has been published in Landscape Architecture Frontiers, an international publication out of China. Below is a synopsis of what the article covers: Situated at the water’s edge and in former wetlands of the Chesapeake Bay, the Port of Baltimore is part of a complex estuarine environment where legacies of...
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Mahan Rykiel joins Northgate-Dutra team for the Conowingo Dam Pilot Project

MRA is excited to be a part of the Northgate-Dutra team to explore solutions to sediment build-up at the Conowingo Dam! Managing sediment in the Chesapeake Bay watershed is a critical issue that touches on a range of landscape issues including economic development, environmental stewardship, and community resiliency. Stay tuned! Maryland officials said Monday they...
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ASLA Award for ‘Design with Dredge’ | Dredging Today

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has recognized MDOT MPA’s innovative reuse program with the prestigious 2018 ASLA Professional Award for design presented to Mahan Rykiel Associates. “Design with Dredge: Resilient Landscape Infrastructure in the Chesapeake Bay” was selected for the landscape strategies used in the Baltimore region, where 1.15 million cubic yards of...
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Bay Journal – Article: Project to revive shoreline park using dredged material wins support

Baltimore’s Turner Station hopes marsh restoration return wildlife, recreational activities to Fleming Park By Timothy B. Wheeler on November 29, 2018 A pioneering plan to revive a faded waterfront community park using sand and silt dredged from Baltimore’s harbor took a couple of small but significant steps forward this week. Isaac Hametz (right), of the landscape design firm...
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Fleming Park Project Receives Grant Funding for Innovative Shoreline Project

PRESS RELEASE: Larry Bannerman 443-563-9171 https://turnerstation.org/ On Monday, Nov. 26, Chesapeake Bay Foundation presented $30,000 from an anonymous source to Turner Station Conservation Teams, alongside Baltimore County Executive Elect – Johnny Olszewski and Fleming Park anchor partners  Mahan Rykiel Associates. The Fleming Park project aims to protect the Turner Station community from climate change, improve water...
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