Restore America's Estuaries Blog

2022 RAE Coastal & Estuarine Summit Draws Robust, Innovative Proposal Submissions

By Rob Shane April 22nd marked the close of submissions for presentation proposals at the 2022 RAE Coastal & Estuarine Summit to be hosted in New Orleans this December 4-8. On the heels of record turnout at the 2020 Summit and our 2021 Living Shorelines Tech Transfer workshop, the 2022…

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Coastal Groups Support Blue Carbon Provisions in America COMPETES Act

Restore America’s Estuaries (RAE), Coastal States Organization (CSO), Association of National Estuary Programs (ANEP), and the National Estuarine Research Reserve Association (NERRA) submitted a joint letter to Congress supporting the blue carbon provisions in H.R. 4521, the America COMPETES Act.  The America Creating Opportunities for Manufacturing, Pre-Eminence in Technology, and…

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2022 Caring for our Coasts Grantees Announced

Restore America’s Estuaries awards $30,000 to Gulf Region Organizations By Briana Yancy Restore America’s Estuaries is pleased to announce the recipients of our 2022 Caring for our Coasts grant program in partnership with Citgo. The goal of the program is to increase the impact of volunteer events with an emphasis on…

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SNEP Watershed Implementation Grants 2022 RFP Released

For Immediate Release: March 7, 2022 Contact: Rob Shane, Restore America’s Estuaries 614-371-3270 or rshane@estuaries.org $1.85 Million in Competitive Grants Available to Restore Clean Water and Resilient Coasts in Southeast New England Application Deadline: April 26, 2022 Application Workshops Scheduled Details online at www.snepgrants.org (Providence, RI) Restore America’s Estuaries (RAE),…

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NEP Coastal Watersheds Grant 2022 RFP Released

Restore America’s Estuaries (RAE) is pleased to announce the availability of the 2022 National Estuary Program Coastal Watersheds Grant (NEP CWG) Request for Proposals, available here. “We are thrilled once again to offer critical funding to support our estuaries,” said President and CEO, Daniel Hayden. “We continue to be impressed…

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RAE Statement on Latest IPCC Report

February 28, 2022 The new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Working Group II Report, Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation & Vulnerability, shines more light on current and expected impacts of climate change on human and natural systems. While the authoritative and comprehensive report paints a grim picture of climate…

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Inclusive Coasts Initiative Survey Results are In

By Briana Yancy After announcing the Inclusive Coasts Initiative (ICI), a program to improve diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEIJ) in grantmaking, project design and implementation in the coastal sector. Restore America’s Estuaries issued a survey to gather information about challenges, success and hopes for improving access to coastal grants.  …

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Army Corps Receives Additional Funding, Billions Toward Protecting Estuaries

By Kevin Culp Between the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2022, the US Army Corps of Engineers has received an additional $22.81 billion in funding. Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act funding allocation ($17.099B): $5 billion – climate change resiliency $3.936 billion – improve commercial…

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