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TBEP’s Nitrogen Management Consortium wins inaugural Coastal Stewardship Award

 

The Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation (CERF) is an international nonpartisan organization dedicated to advancing human understanding and appreciation of the Earth’s estuaries and coasts. In 2017, CERF established the Coastal Stewardship Award to honor notable achievements in promoting the wise management of estuarine and […]

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Three National Estuary Programs Receive GULF GUARDIAN Awards for Work in Gulf of Mexico

Three National Estuary Programs are scheduled to receive the Gulf of Mexico Program Partnership’s 2017 Gulf Guardian awards this fall in Alabama. Third place awards will be presented to Coastal Bend Bays and Estuaries Program, Galveston Bay Estuary Program and the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program’s director, Susan Testroet-Bergeron.

The Gulf of Mexico Program Partnership developed the Gulf Guardian awards as a way to recognize and honor the businesses, community groups, individuals, and agencies that are taking extraordinary steps to keep the […]

Categories: Success Stories, Uncategorized|

Volunteers Put Finishing Touches on Nueces Bay Marsh Restoration Project

June 27th, 2017|Categories: Success Stories, Uncategorized|

The Coastal Bend Bays & Estuaries Program (CBBEP) has just wrapped up the final phase of the Nueces Bay Marsh Restoration Project that included a very successful volunteer effort!  In one year 240 volunteers contributed [...]