SEPTEMBER 28, 2018 — From September 17-20, the OR&R and Florida’s Fish and Wildlife Commission conducted Shoreline Cleanup and Assessment Technique (SCAT) team member training at the EPA Gulf Ecology Division Laboratory in Pensacola Beach, Florida.
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SEPTEMBER 28, 2018 — Basketball and coastal stewardship have a lot in common, according to Simeon Hahn, Regional Resource Coordinator (RRC) for the Mid-Atlantic Region.
SEPTEMBER 28, 2018 — On September 18, the NOAA Marine Debris Program’s Northeast Regional Coordinator, Demi Fox, traveled to Hartford to participate in a state working group on synthetic microfibers.
SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 — Effective Friday, September 14, 2018, the single Alaska Regional Contingency Plan and four Area Contingency Plans have replaced the old Unified Plan and 10 subarea contingency plans.
SEPTEMBER 28, 2018 — Alexis joined the Marine Debris Program (MDP) as a Communications and Education Specialist in July of 2018.
SEPTEMBER 28, 2018 — Freshwater mussels are globally imperiled. Three hundred species are known from North America. In the U.S., 74% of freshwater mussels are imperiled, 73% are endangered, threatened or species of special concern and about 12% are assumed extinct.
SEPTEMBER 28, 2018 — On September 16, the NOAA Marine Debris Program’s Pacific Northwest Coordinator, Nir Barnea, joined the University of Washington’s Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST) and other volunteers in a field exercise to support a study funded by the NOAA Marine Debris Program.
SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 — Hurricane Florence has passed, but it left a coastal disaster in her wake that continues to severely impact communities, ecosystems, economies.
SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 — On September 13, Sherry Lippiatt, California Regional Coordinator for the Marine Debris Program, participated in a virtual classroom event for Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants.
SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 — It pays to arrive early to an International Coastal Cleanup event on September 15 - you get to pick up the best debris around.
SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 — On September 12, the NOAA Marine Debris Program supported the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Aquaculture (FDACS) in hosting a shellfish aquaculture gear management workshop in Cedar Key, Florida.
SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 — This week OR&R staff and team members came together to explore the role of faith and spirituality in our lives at the September OR&R Diversity and Inclusion event.
SEPTEMBER 28, 2018 — The October 2018 online/open access issue of the Water Environment Research Journal includes a multi-authored review of 2017 literature on Effects of Pollution on Marine Organisms. Four NOAA scientists were among the eight co-authors.
SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 — On September 18, the Marine Debris Program announced its FY19 “Marine Debris Research” federal funding opportunity.