Restore America's Estuaries Blog

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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Move Over Netflix – The Summit is On-Demand

2020 Summit May be Largest Collection of Coastal and Estuarine Content Ever Assembled     By Daniel Hayden Every two years the National Coastal and Estuarine Summit occurs, and it is a chance to learn new skills, exchange ideas and meet with experts in the field of Coastal and Estuarine restoration to help us make our projects…

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NOAA-Funded Toolkit Empowers Citizen-Driven Coastal Actions

Restore America’s Estuaries and NOAA Launch Coastal Restoration Toolkit Washington, D.C. — Today, Restore America’s Estuaries and NOAA launched Coastal Restoration Toolkit ( restoreyourcoast.org ), a new website that provides resources and project examples for both citizen-driven and organizational coastal restoration projects. Since nearly 50% of the U.S. population live…

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Investing in Tampa Bay Restoration Projects

RAE works to protect estuaries at a variety of levels, from advocating on Capitol Hill around issues that impact coastal areas nationwide to supporting on-the-ground restoration projects in local communities. One example of our local-level impact is the success of the Tampa Bay Environmental Restoration Fund (TBERF), which RAE co-manages…

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Restoring Estuaries by Eating Oysters

Guest blog by Claire Quinn. Oyster reefs are a critical ecosystem that have been negatively impacted by overharvesting, disease, and other factors. In order to restore oyster reefs, many conservation organizations put used oyster shells back into the water so oyster larvae, known as spat, have a hard substrate on…

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