Corporate Partners Shine at 2020 Summit

Supporters from public, private, and non-profit sectors make 2020 Summit a success By Lance Speidell The National Coastal & Estuarine Summit is well known for bringing together committed conservation and restoration professionals from a wide variety of geographies and organizations.   Similarly, the Summit’s sponsors also include a diverse mix of…

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Little Acts for Estuaries Week

Estuaries Week offers opportunity for thousands to make a difference By Arielle Ostry  When I was a senior in high school, my dance company was required to complete a community service project. We were all strapped for time, stressed about classes, extracurriculars, and the upcoming venture to university. Like most 18-year-olds would, we collectively opted to procrastinate. When the deadline to pick a project rolled around, the only option left was…

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New Tool to Quantify Blue Carbon, Increase Conservation Financing

First Blue Carbon Conservation Methodology Expected to Scale Up Finance for Coastal Restoration & Conservation Activities  This story originally appears on Verra’s website. Please visit: https://verra.org/first-blue-carbon-conservation-methodology-expected-to-scale-up-finance-for-coastal-restoration-conservation-activities for more details  Verra just released the first blue carbon conservation methodology approved under any major GHG program. The methodology, which is a revision to…

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Cross Sectoral Roles at the Summit

2020 Summit Attracts Diverse Group of Sponsors, Attendees By Lance Speidell More than 1,100 people have registered for the National Coastal & Estuarine Summit ahead of the early bird deadline on August 31st. This record-breaking attendance, alongside our more than 400 presentations and panels, has proven that despite the Covid-19 pandemic, coastal and estuarine restoration and management is still…

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