The Gulf of Mexico Alliance announced they have recently received a 2021 Climate Adaptation Leadership Award from the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. This national award recognizes exceptional leadership in advancing adaptation of natural resources in a changing world.
The abstract submission for GoMCon has been extended to November 30, 2021. Themes include: resilience; living resources; climate impacts; habitat management and restoration; science communication; water and sediment management; and more.
The Gulf of Mexico Alliance has released the Governors’ Action Plan IV for Healthy and Resilient Coasts, signed by the governors of all five Gulf states: Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.
We know our partners were instrumental in the development of GOMA’s new Governors’ Action Plan IV for Healthy and Resilient Coasts. Help us amplify the launch of our new action plan and highlight your role in making it happen!
The DEI Fellow will work directly with headquarters staff and GOMA Priority Issue Teams to enhance GOMA’s diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts and develop specific DEI-related products and programming.
The Deepwater Horizon Project Tracker working group is finalizing a new Story Map to highlight the great information available through the tool to further promote its use.
The GOMA Wildlife and Fisheries Team has a new Gulf Star project supporting diamondback terrapin education and outreach along the upper Texas coast.
Nearly 250 stakeholders from across the Gulf participated in our six virtual Team Meetings September 21-23, 2021.
GOMA’s hurricane mini-grant program provides funding for projects that address immediate needs after major hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico related to our priority areas.
In 2020, the GOMA Water Resources Team worked with economists from the Balmoral Group to understand the financial effects of the 2017-2019 Florida harmful algal bloom (HAB) event.