DC Download: December 2023

Congress extended its deadline to pass the FY 2024 budget for Commerce-Justice-Senate, which contains funding for the NERRS, to February 2, 2024. The NERRA Board continues to support our funding request.

DC Download: September 2023

Thank you to everyone who made National Estuaries Week such a success! In almost 40 events around the country, more than 3,200 people joined us to #WadeIn to the estuaries we love.

DC Download: August 2023

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.

DC Download: July 2023

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.

DC Download: June 2023

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.

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