(PDF, 1.8MB) This is the Wildlife and Fisheries Team Gulf Star project final report that identifies specific conservation actions that can be prioritized in order to downlist or delist threatened or endangered species in the region.
The Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA) is proud to announce a project to support coastal resilience and habitat restoration activities with the Pointe-au-Chien Tribe in Terrebonne and Lafourche Parishes, Louisiana. BHP, a new Gulf Star partner, is funding this unique project. GOMA will work with partners in the region to identify and implement priority actions to address the Tribe’s cultural and historical resilience, in alignment with the Tribe’s Strategic Plan and ongoing work.
Hurricane Notes is a listing of resources shared from partners with the Gulf of Mexico Alliance and subsequently listed here. It is a compilation of various links and not an exhaustive list. Some links may be useful for future storms.
The Partnership for Gulf Coast Land Conservation 2017 Annual Conference is now open for registration. The meeting will be September 27-29, 2017 at the Holiday Inn Resort in Pensacola, Florida. The theme this year is, "Best Practices in Landscape Scale Land Conservation in the Gulf of Mexico Region."
The Gulf of Mexico July 2017 newsletter is available. The newsletter is comprehensive of oil spill restoration program activities, select funding opportunities, and more. This month's highlights include the Gulf Star Program RFP, photo competition, and Marine Debris Cross-Team Initiative mid-year meeting.
The sun was shining overhead as representatives from the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources and Long Beach Harbor gathered on June 13 to raise the new “Clean and Resilient Marina” flag to signify the harbor’s successful efforts in over three years of hard work to earn the designation. Long Beach Harbor now looks forward to attracting more visiting boaters to and connecting them to the larger onshore business community. Long Beach Harbor is the fourth marina in Mississippi to earn the designation “Clean and Resilient.”
Gulf of Mexico Alliance Coastal Resilience Team members participated this week in the Sustainable Communities Leadership Academy (SCLA): Innovations in Building Resilient Communities in Denver, Colorado. They represented the Gulf of Mexico to discuss regional successes and share what steps GOMA has taken to work with coastal communities.