When the pandemic hit, oyster scientists up and down the West Coast found themselves stuck at home, rather than out in the mud (where they like it). The result? A new paper in the journal PLOS ONE.
The New England Cottontail is endangered in Maine, but at the Wells Reserve they’re breeding like, well, rabbits! Why? Continuous investment in protected land, local partnership, and dedicated stewardship.
Last December, California’s Elkhorn Slough Reserve experienced a baby boom. Some 10,000 juvenile Olympia oysters were deployed in the tidal waters of the Reserve.
Can restoring oysters really clean up polluted waters? That’s the $1.5 billion dollar question that scientists and restoration practitioners around the country want to answer.
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.
As sea levels rise, a new project is leveraging NERRS science and partnerships to support marsh migration corridors.