From Muck to Marshes

Sand is gold, and it’s becoming harder and harder to find for nourishing sandy beaches, rebuilding important fish habitat, restoring barrier islands and coastal marshes. But, sand is not the whole story. Rebuilding marshes requires finer grained materials, such as mud and clays, collectively known as "muck".

HABs Primer Now Available!

The Gulf of Mexico Alliances's Water Quality team has recently released, the Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) Primer, that details what HABs are, what causes them, and other factors concerning the “how’s, why’s and where’s” related to HABs in the Gulf.


The EPA Gulf of Mexico Program recently announced a Request for Initial Proposals (RFIP) as a part of a new cooperative agreement solicitation process. Initial proposals are due to EPA through by 4:00 pm central on November 12, 2013. …