As the federal government strives to slow climate change by conserving 30% of America’s lands and waters by 2030, three new Reserves are under the designation process to protect America’s coasts.
Ohio’s Old Woman Creek Reserve partnered to help test new water quality monitoring smart sensors in Lake Erie. Their gold-standard data is paving the way for these new sensors at a fraction of legacy costs.
He’eia Reserve works with its partners to manage Indigenous wetland agro-ecology (loʻi kalo) and aquaculture systems (loko iʻa) to feed communities, restore land, support native species, and build climate resilience.
Established in 1980, Old Woman Creek Reserve has protected one of Ohio’s best remaining examples of natural estuary for 40 years. What comes next? “We have a chance to shape the future of Lake Erie.”
Nik Charov, NERRA’s Maine correspondent, chats with Kari St. Laurent, Research coordinator at the Delaware Reserve and a woman who’s perfectly comfortable in a plethora of pollution.
It is a truth universally acknowledged—many things are better with buffers. However, until now there has not been a way for New Hampshire communities to receive regulatory credit for restoring or maintaining buffers. >