In February, 2006 Restore America's Estuaries (RAE) and the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) commissioned a pilot study with volunteers from three Restore America's Estuaries member organizations, Tampa Bay Watch (FL), Save San Francisco Bay Association (CA), and Galveston Bay Foundation (TX). The goal of the study was to begin to explore if or how volunteering in an environmental context relates to conservation behaviors when not engaged in volunteering.

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