• Motiva Enterprises LLC Joins the Gulf of Mexico Alliance Gulf Star Program (8/27/2021) - Motiva Enterprises LLC Joins the Gulf of Mexico Alliance Gulf Star Program – The Gulf of Mexico Alliance is pleased to announce a new partnership with Motiva Enterprises LLC as they become the most recent organization to join the Alliance’s Gulf Star Program. Funding from Motiva will support marine debris work in the Gulf Coast region…
  • Gulf of Mexico Alliance Encourages Residents to Get Ready for Hurricane Season Using Disaster Preparedness Resources (5/11/2021) - Gulf of Mexico Alliance Encourages Residents to Get Ready for Hurricane Season Using Disaster Preparedness Resources-In support of National Hurricane Preparedness Week, the Gulf of Mexico Alliance encourages all Gulf Coast residents to get ready for the upcoming hurricane season. Individuals, families, and communities all have a role to play in reducing their risk from…
  • Over 1,200 Coastal Scientists and Managers Engage During Virtual Gulf of Mexico Conference (4/19/2021) - Over 1,200 Coastal Scientists and Managers Engage During Virtual Gulf of Mexico Conference – On April 14th, 2021 over 1,200 coastal scientists, managers, and professionals from federal and state agencies, academia, non-profits, and industry came together for a virtual event launching the new Gulf of Mexico Conference (GoMCon). The Gulf of Mexico Alliance hosted this…
  • Gulf of Mexico Alliance Announces New Gulf Star Projects (3/24/2021) - Gulf of Mexico Alliance Announces New Gulf Star Projects -The Gulf of Mexico Alliance is pleased to share several new projects as part of its ongoing Gulf Star Program. This year’s projects focus on supporting coastal resilience, underrepresented and underserved communities, citizen science water and marine debris monitoring, living shorelines, wildlife conservation, and regional data…
  • The Gulf of Mexico Alliance Continues to “Embrace the Gulf” Through Action in 2021 (2/17/2021) - The Gulf of Mexico Alliance Continues to “Embrace the Gulf” Through Action in 2021– Building on the success of the “Embrace the Gulf” 2020 campaign, the Gulf of Mexico Alliance is continuing the initiative this year with a new focus on improving the health of the Gulf. This year’s goal is to turn awareness into…
  • We’re excited to announce our Fully Serving the Underserved keynote speaker is … (11/3/2020) - The Gulf of Mexico Alliance Education and Engagement Team is excited to announce that Esri's Clinton Johnson is the keynote speaker for the "Fully Serving the Underserved" virtual workshop in January. Mr. Johnson’s presentation focuses on the challenges and opportunities related to working with underrepresented and underserved populations in STEM professions.
  • Gulf of Mexico Alliance Kicks Off Tool Time with Dave (7/15/2020) - Join us for "Tool Time with Dave" starting August 4th! The virtual tools café features 8 interactive webinars on 24 of the latest resources for Gulf of Mexico.
  • Updated Homeowners Handbooks Are Now Available (5/28/2020) - June is the official start of the hurricane season for the Gulf Coast. Designed specifically for homeowners, the Homeowners Handbook to Prepare for Natural Disasters is a critical resource for anyone wanting to reduce the risks to their family and property from natural hazards. The handbook covers essential information on emergency preparedness, evacuation planning, flood/wind…
  • Alliance releases Community Impacts Report Gulf Coast Communities: Taking Action for a Better Tomorrow (4/29/2020) - Recognizing that coastal communities are at risk to natural, economic, and technological disasters, the Gulf of Mexico Alliance (Alliance) provided small grants for communities through a series of different funding opportunities. Documenting the assistance, the recently-published Community Impacts Report summarizes the work supported by the Alliance and its partners across the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Gulf of Mexico Alliance Gulf Star Program Yields Cumulative Results (2/11/2020) - The Gulf of Mexico Alliance (Alliance) recently released its 2019 Gulf Star Annual Report. The report highlights programs and successes accomplished through the Alliance’s Teams and Initiatives over the last several years. As identified in the report, actions taken through the regional partnership produced 1000 volunteer hours and 162 outreach activities serving 14 communities and 74 organizations in addition to some foundational project results.
  • The Gulf of Mexico Alliance Kicks Off “Embrace the Gulf 2020” Campaign (1/6/2020) - This month, the Gulf of Mexico Alliance (Alliance) is launching “Embrace the Gulf 2020,” a daily awareness campaign highlighting the value and vitality of the world’s ninth-largest body of water. The goal of the campaign is to promote the sustainability, beauty, and productivity of the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Crist Introduces Regional Ocean Partnership Bill, Addresses Gulf of Mexico and Coastal Concerns (12/16/2019) - U.S. Representative Charlie Crist (D-FL), along with Representatives Steven Palazzo (R-MS), Alan Lowenthal (D-CA), and Chris Smith (R-NJ), introduced the Regional Ocean Partnership Act (H.R. 5390). The bill would formally authorize Regional Ocean Partnerships (ROP) as partners with the federal government to address ocean and coastal concerns. It will provide ROPs with more consistent funding to help them perform their critical mission of supporting ocean and coastal health, sustainability, and resiliency. 
  • Gulf of Mexico Alliance Wins Gulf Guardian Award (9/27/2019) - The Gulf of Mexico Alliance (Alliance) received two 2019 Gulf Guardian Awards at a ceremony hosted by the EPA Gulf of Mexico Division in Gulfport, MS. The Programs that were recognized are the regional Gulf Star public-private partnership, and Gulf Tree, an interactive decision-support tree to help users find climate tools.
  • 2019 Regional Ocean Partnership Act Introduced (7/19/2019) - Mississippi Senator Rodger Wicker introduced the Regional Ocean Partnership Act, July 18, 2019. The Act, if passed by Congress and signed by the President, will authorize Regional Ocean Partnerships (ROPs) to address cross-jurisdictional ocean and coastal issues. The Gulf of Mexico Alliance (Alliance) would welcome secure and predictable funding to be used to accomplish collaborative regional-scale programs.
  • Gulf of Mexico Alliance Kicks Off All Hands with Ecotourism (6/10/2019) - Ocean Springs, MS – The Gulf of Mexico Alliance (Alliance) is pleased to open the 15th annual All Hands meeting at The Lodge at Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores, Alabama, June 11-13, 2019. The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Deputy Conservation Commissioner Chris Blankenship is welcoming attendees. Mayor Robert Craft with the…
  • The Gulf of Mexico Alliance Brings in GIS Software Leader Esri for Drone Training (6/9/2019) - Drone use has escalated in recent years. This popular hardware is revolutionizing how companies, governments, and researchers conduct their work. The Gulf of Mexico Alliance (Alliance) is excited to partner with Esri, the world leader in location intelligence technology, during the Gulf of Mexico Alliance’s annual 2019 All Hands conference. Attendees learn how to use drone imagery with Esri’s Drone2Map software, taking imagery and video and turning them into valuable data products.
  • Gulf of Mexico Alliance Fifteen Years of Promoting, Preserving, Protecting This Vital Resource (6/3/2019) - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA ADVISORY     June 3, 2019   GulfQuest Executive Director, Mike Dow, is pleased to announce that the maritime museum will host executives of the Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA) on Wednesday, June 5 for a Press Conference at 9 AM. GOMA Executive Director, Laura Bowie, will review the history of the organization,…