While summer here at the NERRA “office” was great, we’re more than a little jealous of the Rookery Bay Research Reserve’s education team, who logged a six day road trip to three other Reserves along the Gulf of Mexico.
The rufous-breasted red knot migrates more than 9,000 miles every year, wintering as far south as Tierra Del Fuego at the southernmost tip of South America. Along the way, many take a break at South Carolina’s ACE Basin Reserve.
This month, NERRA’s correspondent-at-large Nik Charov interviewed two Davidson fellows for the price of one: Nancy Torres, at California’s Tijuana River Reserve, and Matt Virden, from Mississippi’s Grand Bay Reserve.
Flood insurance protects $28.5 billion worth of properties in Alabama and Mississippi — and the Weeks Bay and Grand Bay Reserves are ensuring those who need it can navigate the National Flood Insurance Program successfully.
Hats off to Mississippi’s Grand Bay Reserve for their 20 years of success in understanding and protecting a very special place on the Gulf of Mexico.
Nearly a decade after the largest maritime oil spill in U.S. history, Mississippi’s Grand Bay Reserve and its partners have embarked on a large-scale restoration of the region’s wet pine savanna and other critical coastal habitats.