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Gulf Science and Restoration Programs Update 3-Year Funding Calendar

The science and restoration programs working in the Gulf of Mexico understand the need for stakeholders to remain informed of future funding opportunities. To this end, they have collectively updated a three-year calendar consolidating currently planned funding opportunities. This calendar will enable stakeholders to remain informed about opportunities and assist grant applicants in planning ahead … Continue reading

Next NOAA RESTORE Science Program Funding Opportunity: Actionable Science

Photo: Eddie Weeks (Louisiana State University) The NOAA RESTORE Science Program plans to release its next funding opportunity in June 2022 to support previously planned actionable science in the Gulf. This competition will provide natural resource managers, researchers, and other stakeholders with funding to carry out a planned, collaborative research project that informs a specific … Continue reading

NOAA RESTORE Science Program Awards $2.3 million for Planning Actionable Science

Photo by David Hay Jones Photo by Katherine Abbott Photo provided by Nicole Michel The NOAA RESTORE Science Program has awarded $2.3 million to 20 project teams in the Gulf of Mexico to collaboratively scope and design research that will inform future decisions on how to manage natural resources in the region including marine mammals, … Continue reading

Gulf Science and Restoration Programs Update Three Year Funding Calendar for 2021-23

The science and restoration programs working in the Gulf of Mexico understand the need for stakeholders to remain informed of future funding opportunities.  To this end, they have collectively updated a three year calendar consolidating currently planned funding opportunities. This calendar will enable stakeholders to remain informed about opportunities and assist grant applicants in planning … 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

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

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

NOAA RESTORE Science Program Announces Awards From 2019 Competition

The NOAA RESTORE Science Program has completed its third funding competition and awarded approximately $15.6M to four teams of researchers and resource managers to support work on trends in living coastal and marine resources and the processes driving them in the Gulf of Mexico region. These projects will increase our understanding of how shellfish, fish, … Continue reading

NOAA’s RESTORE Science Program provides supplemental funding to study impact of Hurricane Michael on seagrass

In 2016, dockside revenue for blue crabs caught in the Gulf of Mexico was in excess of 65 million dollars. Blue crabs are highly dependent on seagrass (Thalassia testudinum) habitat for their reproduction and growth. Yet the impact of hurricanes on seagrass health, and therefore blue crab economics, is unknown. In response to this need, … Continue reading