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Month: December 2018

Maryland Natural Resources: Oyster Restoration, Rural Legacy Program

Board of Public Works Approves $3 Million for Oyster Recovery Funding for Restoration, Marylanders Grow Oysters & Sanctuaries The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has been approved to invest more than $3 million in oyster recovery and restoration activities in Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, following unanimous support from the Board of Public Works. Read

USDA Launches ReConnect Program

USDA Launches ReConnect Program The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s new ReConnect Program is offering up to $600 million in loans and grants to help build broadband infrastructure in rural America.¬†Telecommunications companies, rural electric cooperatives and utilities, internet service providers and municipalities may apply for funding through the new program¬†to connect rural areas that