Restore America's Estuaries Blog

RAE Launches Inclusive Coasts Workshops to Enhance DEIJ in Coastal Conservation Grantmaking, Project Implementation 

Thanks to support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Restore America’s Estuaries (RAE) is pleased to announce the launch of two workshop series designed to assist coastal conservation organizations in recognizing and overcoming barriers related to issues of diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEIJ) in grantmaking and project implementation. These workshops are part of RAE’s larger Inclusive…

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Restore America’ Estuaries (RAE) encouraged by President’s initial budget request

On Friday, March 11, the White House released their initial budget request for fiscal year 2022. This proposed budget puts the need to address climate change and protect our coastal communities and infrastructure front and center.  After 10 years of record weather disasters, this is a welcomed change in strategy and investment. The Administration is asking for a record 25% increase in funding for the National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration…

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Advocate for lasting change

By Daniel Hayden Last month, I wrote about how Springtime is a great chance to participate in restoration projects, beach cleanups, and other volunteer events in your community. These are great ways to improve our environment, meet new people, and enjoy the outdoors. If you have not signed up for…

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RAE Releases 2021 NEP Coastal Watersheds Grant RFP

Restore America’s Estuaries (RAE) is pleased to announce the availability of the 2021 National Estuary Program Coastal Watersheds Grant (NEP CWG) Request for Proposals (RFP), available here.   Now in its second year, the NEP CWG Program is a nationally competitive grants program designed to support projects that address urgent and challenging issues threatening the…

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2021 SNEP Watershed Grants – Apply Today!

$1.75 Million in Funding Available to Restore Clean Water and Resilient Coasts in SE New England For as long as people have lived in Southeast New England, we’ve depended on the coastal environment – for food, recreation, transportation, energy and, today, for the solace that communion with nature can bring in…

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RAE Supports Appointment of Michael Regan as EPA Administrator

On Wednesday, March 10, Michael Regan, innovative leader of the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality and climate change advocate, was confirmed as the first black man to lead the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Restore America’s Estuaries is excited to continue our longstanding partnership with the EPA under…

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