Senate Passes Resolution Declaring National Estuaries Week September 16-23, 2017

ANEP is pleased to share this update from the office of Senator Sheldon Whitehouse: On August 3, the Senate unanimously approved a resolution designating the week of September 16 through September 23, 2017 as National Estuaries Week.  Sponsored by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and 28 others, the bipartisan legislation recognizes the importance of coastal and estuarine [...]

August 7th, 2017|

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 [...]

July 27th, 2017|

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 the 160 acre marsh restoration site.  This type [...]

June 27th, 2017|

Watershed Coordinator with the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays (POSTED 6/8/17)

The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays invites applications for its Watershed Coordinator who will coordinate with partner organizations the implementation, tracking, and progress reporting for the Inland Bays Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan including the Inland Bays Pollution Control Strategy.  The Watershed Coordinator will have as their first primary responsibility coordinating the five-year update [...]

June 8th, 2017|