Archive: December, 2013
  • December

    Corps awards $900,000 dredging contract to Miss. company

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $991,500 contract to a Cleveland, Miss.- based company to dredge the Tangier Island, Va. federal navigation channel.
  • Careers don’t always STEM from childhood dreams

    On sunny days, Kristen Donofrio’s long strides carry her toward her beloved sport bike. The biologist reaches the parking spot and swings a leg over her cobalt blue motorcycle, slides a slick, made-for-speed helmet over her dark brown bob, and turns the engine over. Her pianist fingers play over the bike’s grips, and she launches herself into Norfolk’s afternoon traffic. On the ride home, shorelines and wetlands churning with life blur past her – ecosystems that, as a biologist, she is committed to saving.
  • Final 2013 FNOD Restoration Advisory Board meets Dec. 5

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host its final 2013 quarterly meeting of the Former Nansemond Ordnance Depot Restoration Advisory Board Dec. 5.