Restore America's Estuaries Blog

Climate, coastal resilience, and environmental justice stand out in President’s Budget

Hurricanes, wildfires, sea level rise, extreme flooding and extreme drought – whether you live near the coasts or in America’s heartland, climate change is a threat to our collective economic and ecological well being as a nation. Every day, we are inching closer to surpassing the 1.5 degrees Celsius tipping…

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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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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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