Thanks to a generous gift from Corporate Wetlands Restoration Partnership of Coastal America, the Alliance now has two SeaViewer underwater video recording systems. These systems are the “Sea-Drop” color systems complete with a monitor and 150 feet of cable. The cameras were donated to the Alliance in support of the Presidential Executive Order of July 19, 2010 – Stewardship of the Ocean, Our Coasts, and the Great Lakes for coastal and marine spatial planning.

John Bowie, the Regional Implementation Team Chair for Coastal America, noted, “We congratulate the Alliance in its active participation in the protection and restoration of the Gulf of Mexico. We hope the cameras will enhance the Alliance’s ability to communicate the Gulf’s ecological productivity to the public.”

The cameras are available to support any Alliance-related project on a first come basis.