Puerto Rico & USVI

Puerto Rico & USVI

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 »
Oregon

Oregon

Overview The State’s ocean planning program began in 1991 and has had three recent examples of spatial planning. The first focused on proactively identifying areas for the development of offshore renewable energy facilities. The State conducted two years of mapping to...Read More »
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 »