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.
A new training from Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay Reserve is helping coastal communities shift the climate change conversation to be positive and solutions-focused—even during the pandemic.
Using data from the North Carolina Reserve, investigators tracked a tripling in infections of the deadly pathogen Vibrio vulnificus in the wake of 2018’s Hurricane Florence. Such data is vital to track these “climate change bellwethers.”
Ellen Leroy-Reed, director of the Friends of the GTM Reserve, shares her story of discovering more about the cultural history of the Guana Peninsula and the humbling work of building a GTM for All.
Josephine Spearman, education coordinator at Florida’s GTM Reserve, honors the cultural history of the Gullah Geechee people in the Guana Peninsula—and in her own family history—through an educational folktale.
The Kachemak Bay Reserve is not your typical classroom, but its high-quality education programs and partnerships offer opportunities that Alaska’s students can find nowhere else. These students don’t just learn about science—they do it!