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Gulf Star Program funds marsh planting in coastal Texas

Over 15 acres planted.

Registration open for GOMA mid-year team meetings

Mark your calendar and register today.

All Hands 2023 Teaser Video

Check out and share our GOMA 2023 All Hands Meeting teaser video with others. 

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Nature-based tourism video now available

Share with others.

Ocean Guardian School coming to Port Arthur, TX

This project was funded by Valero through our Gulf Star Program.

Seagrass Community of Practice meets

Brings together experts from around the Gulf

Gulf Star programs impacting youth in NOLA 100s

Students are the future, which is why we are funding projects impacting students across the Gulf.

Deepwater Horizon Project Tracker showcases restoration success stories

Check out the story map.

GOMA responds to Hurricane Ian with hurricane mini-grant program

Helping under-served communities find resources after a storm.

GOMA All Hands Meeting 2023 Save the Date

June 26-29, 2023, at the AT&T Hotel and Conference Center in Austin, Texas.

National Seafood Month in the NOLA 100s

Support fisheries, processors, and dealers who are vital to our Gulf Coast economy.

Exploring seafood in South MS Living

Just in time for National Seafood Month.

GOMA releases Homeowner’s Handbook video

Watch and share the video with others.

Gulfwide oyster map now in GOMOD

Includes public data from state agencies.

Every bottle counts

Water-bottle refill stations come to S. Louisiana schools.

Building diversity in coastal management

Diverse students get coastal management experience.

GOMA on the radio

GOMA’s communication manager featured on the Louisiana Radio Network.

Litter Gitter in NOLA 100s

Check out our latest article in the NOLA 100s. 

GOMA staff featured in South MS Living Magazine

September issue focuses on women.

Litter Gitter project results are in

Nearly 32 pounds of trash headed for the Gulf of Mexico was intercepted recently.

GOMA staff celebrates Gulf Star partnerships

Funds from these partners are being used for projects that benefit the environment and communities.

Welcome to Alma Robichaux

Our new Program Coordinator heading up the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion internship program.

GOMA in South MS Living: A Healthy Gulf of Mexico

According to NOAA, marine construction, tourism, fishing, and other industries support a thriving economy worth over $115 billion across the Gulf region.

Gulf of Mexico Alliance wins national communication award for Governors’ Action Plan IV

Publication takes 2nd place in the Association for Conservation Information awards

Building resilience for Port Sulphur, LA

Using a guided self-assessment, community leaders discussed successes and identified vulnerabilities.

GOMA spreads love for the Gulf through coastal news outlets

Articles remind readers how important the Gulf is and what we are doing to protect it.

DOI and NOAA update GOMA Federal Working Group on America the Beautiful 

To join the Federal Working Group mailing list, email 

Gulf of Mexico Communication Network

Join the recently formed Gulf of Mexico Communication Network.

GOMA in NOLA 100: Gulf of Mexico Alliance gains valuable allies

Hancock Whitney and Valero join Gulf Star Program.

GOMA in SM Living: Homeowner’s Handbook to Prepare for Natural Disasters

Are prepared for the peak of hurricane season?

“Litter Gitter” project helps keep waters free of marine debris

GOMA staff and more help install litter gitter

New project supports bird conservation in coastal Louisiana

A new project is protecting vulnerable birds in coastal Louisiana.

Valero Joins Gulf of Mexico Alliance Gulf Star Program

Investment will support school environmental stewardship with youth

Explore What the Gulf Gives with the Gulf of Mexico Alliance

Gulf of Mexico Alliance explores what the Gulf gives through social media campaign

Get ready for hurricane season

Download the “Homeowners Handbook to Prepare for Natural Disasters” 

Hancock Whitney Joins Gulf of Mexico Alliance Gulf Star Program

GOMA announces new partnership with Hancock Whitney as they join the Gulf Star Program.

GOMA in South MS Living: What the Gulf Gives: Benefits of Wetlands

The marshes fringing our bayous and bays are part of what makes the Gulf Coast a special place.

It’s Tool Time Every Month

GOMA will feature a different tool each month in their newsletter and highlight its ties to coastal management.

Wildlife & Fisheries Team releases Diamondback Terrapin Action Plan

The GOMA Wildlife & Fisheries Team has completed a project on diamondback terrapins.

We couldn’t have done GOMCON without you

If you had to sum up the first in-person Gulf of Mexico Conference in one word, it would be collaboration.

GOMA in NOLA100: Explore the wonder of wetlands

May is American Wetlands Month. It’s a great time to enjoy our coastal marshes by kayak, boat or on a nature walk.

GOMA Recognized in EPA Gulf Guardian Awards

Gulf Guardian awards efforts to keep the Gulf healthy, beautiful and productive.

GOMA in NOLA 100: Celebrate Earth Day and our connection to the Gulf

As we recognize Earth Day this month, celebrate nature with the Gulf of Mexico Alliance by discovering “What the Gulf Gives” on Facebook and Instagram.

Louisiana Gov. Edwards welcomes participants to Gulf of Mexico Conference

#GOMCON fosters collaboration on coastal research and management in the Gulf of Mexico.

GOMA in South MS Living: What The Gulf Gives: Benefits Of Seagrass

Learn more about the “Benefits of Seagrass” in our featured article in the April 2022 issue of South Mississippi Living.

Help the Marine Debris Cross-Team identify removal incentives

Help GOMA’s Marine Debris Cross-Team Initiative learn about marine debris and litter removal incentives.

New sediment resource tool for coastal project managers coming soon

Join us for a Northern Gulf Sediment Availability and Allocation Program tool training April 20.

Gulf Star project focused on marine debris education begins in Tampa Bay

The Florida Aquarium recently hosted staff from GOMA and our Gulf Star partner, Motiva Enterprises, to kick off a new project focused on marine debris education.

Public-private partnership makes positive impact on coastal ecosystems and economies

Gulf of Mexico Alliance Announces Gulf Star Projects for 2022

Celebrate “What the Gulf Gives” with us on social

Celebrate with us as we explore the connection between coastal resources and the benefits to people. #WhattheGulfGives

New Theme Maps added to GoMOD

New theme maps for living shoreline site suitability models, restoration, and regional sediment management are now available.

GOMA in NOLA 100: New partnership offers hope for diamondback terrapins

Our most recent story in The New Orleans 100 is focused on the newest member of the Gulf Star Program

GOMA in South MS Living: Make a Positive Change

Learn more about how you can “Make a Positive Change for the Gulf of Mexico” in our feature in the February 2022 issue of South Mississippi Living.

GOMA accepting nominations for Business Advisory Council

GOMA invites representatives from industries operating in and around the Gulf of Mexico to join our Business Advisory Council.

GOMA welcomes new Communication Manager

The Gulf of Mexico Alliance is pleased to welcome Amanda Nalley as our new Communication Manager.

2021 Gulf Star Program report is now available

GOMA’s 2021 Gulf Star Program report is now available! This report highlights our ongoing support for projects that focus on healthy habitats, wildlife, fisheries, and resilient coastal communities.

CITGO Joins Gulf Star Program

The Gulf of Mexico Alliance is pleased to announce a new partnership with CITGO as they become the most recent organization to join the Alliance’s Gulf Star Program. Funding will support work in Galveston Bay, TX to improve conservation for diamondback terrapins.

GOMA in NOLA 100: Governors’ Action Plan

Our most recent story in The New Orleans 100 is focused on the launch of GOMA’s new Governors’ Action Plan.

GOMA in South MS Living: Gulf Fiddler Crab

Learn more about gulf fiddler crabs in our “Get to Know the Gulf” feature in the December 2021 issue of South Mississippi Living.

New Gulf Star project focuses on south Louisiana schools

GOMA’s Education & Engagement Team has a new Gulf Star project to reduce single-use plastics in 13 south Louisiana schools.

Alliance Receives National Leadership Award for Resilience & Conservation Partnership

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.

Alliance Releases Governors’ Action Plan IV for Healthy and Resilient Coasts

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.

Alliance invites partners to share Action Plan IV launch with our social media toolkit

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!

New Gulf Star project supports diamondback terrapin outreach

The GOMA Wildlife and Fisheries Team has a new Gulf Star project supporting diamondback terrapin education and outreach along the upper Texas coast.

Gulf Star project provides valuable insights on economic impact of Florida HABs

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.

Updated and expanded Coastal Community Resilience Index now available

The GOMA Coastal Resilience Team and Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium have released a newly updated and expanded version of the Coastal Community Resilience Index (CRI) self-assessment tool.

Motiva Enterprises LLC Joins Gulf Star Program

The Gulf of Mexico Alliance encourages all Gulf Coast residents to get ready for the upcoming hurricane season.