News from around the system

News from around the system
May 22, 2017

Thank you to the nearly 3,000 people who signed our petition to affirm support for our 29 reserves.

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April 25, 2017

This month we’re happy to feature Narragansett Bay Reserve scientist Kenny Raposa as the NERRD in the News for his research on Rhode Island’s wetlands. Also the Lake Superior Reserve hosted a very important summit.

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April 22, 2017

Fundraisers, conservationists, docents, citizen scientists, educators, passionate advocates—the more than 20,000 members of reserve-based friends groups are the heart and soul of our national system. Learn more about a very special bird lover from Maine…

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April 21, 2017

On the heels of the proposed budget cuts in February, NERRA launched the My Reserve, Our Coasts campaign to empower and encourage people to speak up on behalf of reserves. What’s been happening across the nation is exciting, humbling, inspiring and overall just awesome. 

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April 21, 2017

NERRS Graduate Research Fellowship Program is helping students like Brett Hughes help the Elkhorn Slough community learn more about the impact of low oxygen in the estuary on their commercial fish species.

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April 21, 2017

This summer, reserves around our national system will offer a Teachers on the Estuary (TOTE) program this summer. Since the first TOTE program’s pilot on Chesapeake Bay in 2008, hundreds of educators and thousands of students have benefited from TOTE programs. 

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April 21, 2017

We are thrilled to welcome the 29th member of our national system of special places along the coast – the He‘eia National Estuarine Research Reserve in Hawaii. Learn more about this unique and beautiful place… 

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April 21, 2017

NERRA had a very productive March and April visiting Washington, DC and meeting with Congressional staff and leaders as well as partner groups that all love the NERRS and want to build support for all 29 Reserves. Read the highlights…

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April 10, 2017

Friends of Guana Tolomato Mantanzas Reserve in Florida know how to party—post card party that is. Over 100 postcards were written and mailed to Congress in support of the GTM Reserve’s NOAA funding.

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March 4, 2017

Estuaries and coasts matter to millions of people, thousands of communities, and to our nation’s economy.  It’s time for everyone who these special places will speak out against a President’s budget that eliminates coastal management. #IHeartEstuaries!

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