Welcome to the National Estuarine Research Reserve Association (NERRA) web site. NERRA was established in 1987 and is dedicated to the protection, understanding, and science-based management of our nation’s estuaries—the valuable areas where the river meets the sea.
Valentine's Day over 1 million Twitter and FB users joined in the “i heart estuaries”
campaign letting Congress know that there is lots of love for estuaries & that cuts break your heartY
Learn about the economic value
of the NERRS
Recreational and Educational Outdoor Opportunities at our reserves - Join the Fun!