Puerto Rico’s Jobos Bay Reserve has become the Island’s only government facility to be fully prepared to have electricity in the event of a blackout.
For a community hit by a hurricane, recovery can be a long, traumatic process that begins with understanding the storm’s impacts, which helps communities to become more resilient in the future.
The Philadelphia Eagles will sponsor habitat restoration at Puerto Rico’s Jobos Bay Reserve to offset carbon emissions from team travel in 2020, all while enhancing Puerto Rico’s climate resilience.
NERRA’s correspondent-at-large Nik Charov chats with Aitza Pabón Valentín, manager of Jobos Bay Reserve, a place with a unique estuary and a big heart, even in the face of hurricanes and earthquakes.
Puerto Rico’s southern coast was hit with a magnitude 6.4 earthquake.
Our colleagues are safe and are staying in close communication.
In the wake of Hurricane Maria, Reserve staff and volunteers from around the country pitched over 3,000 hours of labor to restore Jobos Bay Reserve.