Spring 2016

Release of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Natural Resource Damage Assessment Final Restoration Plan

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Release of the DWH NRDA Final Restoration Plan

The Trustees have released a final comprehensive, integrated, ecosystem restoration plan for the Gulf of Mexico. It is based on the thorough assessment of impacts to the Gulf's natural resources -- and the services they provide following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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Discovering Steps to Safeguard Our People and the Places They Live: A Climate Adaptation Training for Coastal Communities

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A Climate Adaptation Training for Coastal Communities

Coastal communities need to be flexible enough to adapt to a changing climate. Unfortunately, many localities need help. This workshop held on January 26-28, 2016 at the DRC, provided audiences with strategies, actions, and tools to help adapt to a dynamic climate.

Participants complete the "Protect Your Egg" activity during the workshop.
Stefanie Favor, NOAA and Cassandra Johnson, Mississippi DEQ complete the "Protect Your Egg" activity.
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Marine Debris Actively Being Removed from the Gulf Region

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Marine Debris Being Removed from Gulf Region

Volunteers with the Lake Pontchartrain Foundation and Barataria Terrebonne National Estuary Program removed hundreds of derelict crab traps from the coastal waters of Louisiana during blue crab season closures on February 13 and 20, 2016, respectively.

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