Working with ‘Wounded Nature’ in Charleston

While on location with a project in Charleston Harbor, SC, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock was able to lend a helping hand to a local environmental organization, Wounded Nature, to raise a derelict sailboat.


Great Lakes Underwrites Florida Aquarium Coral Scientists

Dec 12, 2019 PDF Version OAK BROOK, Ill., Dec. 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (“Great Lakes”) (NASDAQ:GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States announced today their investment in The Florida Aquarium’s coral conservation and restoration work.  The Aquarium’s world-renown coral scientists will benefit from a two-year gift underwritten by Great Lakes. “Conservation efforts

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Tonks: The Rescue Story of an Endangered Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle

It all began with the TSHD Terrapin Island dredging Contract 1 of the Post 45 Charleston Harbor Deepening Project. GLDD’s third party Endangered Species Observers (ESOs) from Coastwise Consulting were living on board the vessel for response/support in the event of an environmental incident. After the dredge filled the hopper and completed the load, ESO Candace Cox performed her routine inspections. During observation she saw a small Kemp’s ridley sea turtle on the sandy material inside the hopper.


Biological Habitat Creation

TAMPA BIG BEND CHANNEL DEEPENING PROJECT – HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) works with clients and stakeholders to optimize the beneficial use of dredged material on our projects. This has taken many forms of biological habitat creation from beach nourishment, to wetlands, and marshes but also structural uses like land reclamation and levee construction. Beneficial use

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GLDD Supports Sea Turtle Conservation

Pappi’s Adventures at The Georgia Sea Turtle Center by Dr. Terry Norton, JIA Georgia Sea Turtle Center Director and Veterinarian Pappi was a juvenile green sea turtle that stranded on Driftwood Beach on Jekyll Island on July 29, 2018. Pappi was extremely debilitated and had severe fibropapillomatosis (FP) upon initial evaluation. FP is a condition most commonly found – and most severe – in green

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Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Receives 2019 Environmental Stewardship Award

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Receives 2019 Environmental Stewardship Award At the 2019 Maritime Association of South Carolina Annual Meeting and Gala, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC (GLDD) was awarded the Environmental Stewardship Award. This prestigious award is granted for exemplary performance in protecting the environment by advancing awareness, upholding safety best practices, and providing training to prepare

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