Eelgrass beds removed during dredging for navigational safety were transplanted to mitigate for their loss. MBC subcontracted with Curtin to assist with the implementation of the eelgrass project, which included securing appropriate authorizations, selection of viable harvesting sites, and conducting training for divers, harvesters, bundlers, and boat operations. In total, 55 acres of eelgrass were transplanted over a nine-week period.
MBC conducted a single-beam hydrographic survey of Machado Lake to create various maps.Read more
MBC was hired by Psomas to perform a Class 1 hydrographic survey of Irvine Lake to provide an updated bathymetric map.Read more
A biological survey was conducted to supplement geophysical and geomorphological data for a proposed offshore fiber optic cable route. MBC examined the existing data and proposed supplemental studies and preferred routing.Read more