|National Estuary Program||States||Projects|
|Mobile Bay National Estuary Program||Alabama|
Submerged sea grass beds, apple snails, loss of natural habitats, nutrient pollution, sedimentation, storm runoff
|Morro Bay National Estuary Program||California|
Address climate change stressors, increasing storminess, accelerated sedimentation, bacteria/nutrient/toxic pollutants, hydrologic change, invasive insects, shifting bird migrations, loss of nesting areas, necessary forage, and protection from predators.
|San Francisco Estuary Partnership||California|
Sustain and improve habitats and living resources, improve water quality and increase water quantity, increase resiliency to climate change
|Santa Monica Bay National Estuary Program||California|
Kelp forest restoration, abalone restoration, LightHawk pilots since 2008 to conduct coastal aerial surveys. This project was originally initiated to provide fishery-independent data on boating activities for the Marine Protected Area (MPA) planning process. Light hawk flights to conduct coastal aerial surveys to evaluate the MPAs, water quality improvement projects, kelp forest restoration, ecosystem based management, and other management actions that may impact boating activities.
|Long Island Sound Study|
Connecticutt, New York
Reduce nitrogen from decentralized, on-site wastewater treatment systems and turf fertilizer applications; hypoxia, eelgrass and wetland loss, and increased vulnerability to acidification; green infrastructure; Identify and control local pollution sources.
|Delaware Center for the Inland Bays||Delaware|
Nutrient pollution from nitrogen and phosphorus and impervious surfaces covering 10% of land remains the greatest threat to water quality in the Bays
|Coastal and Heartland National Estuary Partnership||Florida|
Water quality improvement, hydrological restoration, habitat protection, restoration and resiliency.
|Indian River Lagoon National Estuary Program||Florida|
Harmful algal blooms, nutrient reduction, restoration and resilience (sea grass)
|Sarasota Bay Estuary Program||Florida|
Sarasota Urban ReForesters (SURF) installed a “high performance microforest” because it was designed and installed in a way that would be very effective at intercepting, retaining, and purifying rainwater to abate runoff and nonpoint pollution and sequestering as much carbon as possible against climate change.
|Tampa Bay Estuary Program||Florida|
The Tampa Bay Estuary Program is working with regional partners to coordinate and synthesize water quality, benthic, seagrass, and fisheries monitoring data.
Natural lawn care, quantifying impacts of green infrastructure on transport of road salt to groundwater and surface water; the Underground Railroad, Great Lakes, and Science Literacy Activities
|Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program||Louisiana||The highest land loss rate in Louisiana.|
|Casco Bay Estuary Partnership||Maine|
Recycled oyster shell project targets ocean acidification along Maine coast
|Maryland Coastal Bays Program||Maryland|
Restoration, steering future development and infrastructure out of harm’s way, conserving natural areas that buffer against flooding, and reducing the potential for human vulnerability and economic losses from storms and water inundation.
|Buzzards Bay National Estuary Program||Massachusetts|
Implementation of the Buzzards Bay Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan
|Massachusetts Bays National Estuary Program||Massachusetts|
Salt marsh and sea grass restoration, improve estuary health and increase coastal resiliency.
Citizen scientists in coastal monitoring and resilience using drones, invasive species control, scenario-based shoreline planning and clean marinas
New GIS-based tool can help shellfish aquaculture industry grow
|Piscataqua Region Estuaries Partnership||New Hampshire|
Drinking Water Quality Buffer Regulation considers landscape level and site-specific criteria to increase the minimum buffer, when appropriate, to protect water quality.
|Barnegat Bay Partnership||New Jersey|
When funding is available, we will fund research and/or restoration projects that help us implement our CCMP.
|New York-New Jersey Harbor and Estuary Program||New York, New Jersey|
restoring signature fisheries, restoring and improving habitat, improving water and sediment quality, stewardship and public access
|Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Partnership|
North Carolina, Virginia
Climate threats to tribes: air temperature, increasing precipitation, sea-level rise. Partnerships in Tribal Communities Project seek to build capacity for climate resilience.
|Peconic Estuary Partnership|
NY between the north and south forks of Long Island
degraded water quality and habitat loss and fragmentation.
|Partnership for the Delaware Estuary||NY,PA, NJ, DE|
Living Shorelines, fresh water mussels, oysters, wetlands, sensitive plant community inventory.
Ohio, 320,052 acres of coastal habitat protected or restored
Harmful algal blooms and invasive species to climate change and economic development
|Tillamook Estuaries Partnership||Oregon|
Loss of key fish and wildlife, decreasing water quality, increased erosion and sediment deposition, and the increasing magnitude and frequency of flood events. WIth an increased focus on education and enhancing citizen involvement and stewardship, together with its partners and the community,
|Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership||Oregon, Washington|
Protect, conserve, and enhance priority habitats, particularly wetlands; maintain Columbia River flows to meet ecological needs; avoid the introduction of non-native invasive species; manage human-caused changes, reduce and improve stormwater runoff; cleanup, reduce or eliminate toxic contaminants
|San Juan Bay Estuary Program||Puerto Rico|
Assessment of Sediment and Fish Tissue Contaminants, Development of the San Juan Bay Estuary Watershed Hazard Mitigation Plan
|Narragansett Bay Estuary Program||Rhode Island|
At present there is no central coordination or repository for monitoring data for the relevant States or our area.
|Coastal Bend Bays and Estuaries Program||Texas|
UP2U Litter Campaign, Nueces Delta Shoreline Protection, Causeway Rookery Island Restoration
|Galveston Bay Estuary Program||Texas|
Implement watershed protection plans. Bacteria, dissolved oxygen, nutrients, Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs), and dioxins are some of the parameters resulting in impairments
|Puget Sound Partnership||Washington|
Implementation of adaptive management processes and information management systems that support the recovery and long-term protection, the Salmon Recovery Program to protect and recover salmon habitat
Aquaculture ($21 million and growing); wild rice; understanding how urban economically disadvantaged people in Milwaukee receive weather information;