Congressional staff visit Reserves! Earlier this month, nine House staff members and Knauss Fellows visited the Chesapeake Bay Reserve in Virginia to see their monitoring, restoration, research, and community engagement first hand.
Senate and House Appropriations Committee work has begun! The Senate Appropriations Committee passed its bill on July 13th, increasing the NERRS Operations budget by $800,000 and acknowledging the growth of the system.
With the debt ceiling agreement in place, the appropriations subcommittees in the Senate and House have begun working on their FY 2024 budgets for NERRS funding.
April showers brought another NERRd call to action: The FY 2024 President’s Budget did not increase the NERRS operations budget from FY 2023, and it cut the NERRS PAC budget …
With 84 new members in Congress, education is key. We thank the NERRA Board and all friends for continuing to share what happens at Reserves with members of Congress.
Thank you to all the Reserve friends and partners around the country who came together to make the #IHeartEstuaries social media campaign such a success.