Job Opportunity – Communications and Engagement Position Supporting the NOAA RESTORE Science Program

Through an existing services contract with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, CSS is hiring a communications and engagement specialist to support the NOAA RESTORE Science Program. This new position will help the Science Program stay connected and communicate with resource managers, researchers, and other stakeholders in the Gulf of Mexico region. You can learn … Continue reading

Full Proposals Due Dec. 15 for Competition on Planning Actionable Science

Full proposals to the NOAA RESTORE Science Program’s current competition on planning for actionable science are due by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on December 15, 2020, which is in less than four weeks.   Project teams are advised to submit full proposals via Grants.gov well in advance of the deadline as a precaution against unanticipated … Continue reading

Announcing the Gulf of Mexico Conference 2021

Please mark your calendars for The Gulf of Mexico Conference (GoMCon) “preview” on April 14th, 2021! GoMCon combines the annual Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA) All Hands Meeting, the annual Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystems Science (GoMOSES) Conference, and the triannual State of the Gulf Summit. The virtual GoMCon preview emphasizes the intersection … Continue reading

Webinar on Scoping and Design of Actionable Science

On Friday, November 20, the Science Program hosted the first webinar in a series entitled How to Co-Produce that explored how to advance partnerships among researchers and resource managers through the use of co-production practices. This webinar focused on the important phases of scoping and designing a project that will produce actionable science. If you … Continue reading

One Week until Letter of Intent Deadline for NOAA RESTORE Science Program Funding Opportunity: Planning for Actionable Science

The deadline for submitting a letter of intent to the NOAA RESTORE Science Program’s planning for actionable science funding competition is now only a week away. This competition will provide natural resource managers, researchers, and other stakeholders with funding to plan a research project that informs a specific management decision impacting natural resources in the … Continue reading

NOW OPEN – Next NOAA RESTORE Science Program Funding Opportunity: Planning for Actionable Science

The NOAA RESTORE Science Program’s funding competition for planning actionable science is now open. This competition will provide natural resource managers, researchers, and other stakeholders with funding to plan a research project that informs a specific management decision impacting natural resources in the Gulf of Mexico. The Science Program is making approximately $2.5 million available … Continue reading

Next NOAA RESTORE Science Program Funding Opportunity: Planning for Actionable Science – Additional Information

The NOAA RESTORE Science Program plans to release its next funding opportunity in August 2020. This competition will provide natural resource managers, researchers, and other stakeholders with funding to plan a research project that informs a specific management decision impacting natural resources in the Gulf of Mexico. All natural resources and decisions associated with them are … Continue reading

NOAA RESTORE Science Program Announces Additional Award From 2019 Competition

The NOAA RESTORE Science Program has awarded $3.6M to a project team that will characterize seasonal, annual, and decadal trends in marine mammal species in the Gulf of Mexico. They will also assess the role of ocean conditions and human activities in driving these trends. This project is coordinated with the Reduce Impacts of Anthropogenic … Continue reading