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Volunteers Put Finishing Touches on Nueces Bay Marsh Restoration Project

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 720 hours, and planted 10,000 Spartina plugs on over 4 acres of […]

Shell Volunteers Join BTNEP in Fourchon Ridge and Marsh Project

PORT FOURCHON, LA – On April 21, 2017, sixteen employees from Shell Oil Company joined the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program to take part in a wetlands planting project on the Port Fourchon ridge and marsh north of Port Fourchon. The goal of the project is to create sustainable ridge and […]

Charting the Course to Map SAV in the Albemarle-Pamlico Estuary

Species supporting valuable Atlantic coast fisheries depend upon the nursery provided by the Albemarle-Pamlico estuarine system.  Much of this important habitat exists as vast expanses of underwater meadows known as submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV).  North Carolina has more SAV acreage than any other Atlantic coast state except Florida, 99% of […]

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