US – Northeast

US – Northeast

Overview In 2010, President Barack Obama issued an Executive Order that established the first-ever national ocean policy, created a National Ocean Council composed of cabinet-level officials, and directed federal agencies to implement coastal and marine spatial...Read More »
US – Mid-Atlantic

US – Mid-Atlantic

Overview In 2010, President Barack Obama issued an Executive order that established the first-ever national ocean policy, created a National Ocean Council composed of cabinet-level officials, and directed federal agencies to implement coastal and marine spatial...Read More »
Long Island Sound

Long Island Sound

The Nature Conservancy is involved in a number of projects dedicated to improving coastal and ocean management in the Long Island Sound ecosystem, which spans waters in both Connecticut and New York. While the efforts described below are considered separate projects,...Read More »
Georgia

Georgia

Overview Marine Spatial Planning in the state of Georgia has taken the form of a pilot project, building off MSP efforts in the larger Southeast Atlantic. The Georgia Coastal Management Program recognized a need for more informed planning of offshore activities.  To...Read More »
Florida

Florida

Overview   Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary (FKNMS) TNC played a vital role in establishing the Florida Keys NMS and helped to fund and manage a volunteer program to help with specific science and management actions. TNC provided scientific expertise to inform...Read More »
St. Vincent & the Grenadines

St. Vincent & the Grenadines

Overview The Nature Conservancy supported a project to create a framework for a multi-use zoning plan for the Grenada Bank – an offshore area encompassing waters from both Grenada and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. This project built upon the marine protected area...Read More »