Urgent action needed to prevent $250 million in cuts to targeted NOAA grants and programs supporting coastal and marine management, research and education
By Richard Pilgrim/ Friends of San Diego Wildlife Refuges
Healthy estuaries defend against property and industry loss in disasters, sustain businesses, support recreational activities and improve water quality.
The Tijuana River Estuary, Southern California’s only National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) and a beloved San Diego recreational destination for decades, may be forced to shut its doors if President Trump’s proposed $250 million in cuts to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) grants and programs are enacted. [Read more…]