Alliance Participates in Marsh Mania

The Alliance participated in the Marsh Mania event hosted by the Galveston Bay Foundation. The 21st event anniversary involved over 160 volunteers planting smooth cordgrass at intertidal restoration locations around Galveston Bay. The goal is to involve local citizens in hands-on wetlands restoration activities while increasing their awareness and appreciation of wetland habitats and functions.

Native American Youth Conservation Training

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Indian Affairs has been working closely with the RESTORE Council and five Gulf tribes in applying $500,000 of settlement funds from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The project supports summer camps designed to engage tribal youth in conservation, restoration and stewardship of their lands, as well as provide valuable skills and job training.