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Great Bay is a wonderful place, and everyone has a Great Bay story to share. We want to hear yours. Why do love the bay? How has it made a difference in your life?

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2020 NERRS Annual Meeting

2020 NERRS Annual Meeting

During the summer of 2020, many people and organizations around the country took a hard look in the mirror and asked themselves tough questions about race, diversity, justice and inclusion. As with many science and conservation groups around the country, the National Estuarine Research Reserve System (NERRS) is not representative of the demographics of the nation and is not doing as much as we can to welcome all types of people into our programs, our leadership and our decision making.

Thank You!

Thank You!

Now is the time for me to say thank you and goodbye. It is never easy to leave a job you love with people you enjoy working with as part of an organization that has a mission and approach that fits and feels just right.

A Volunteer Picnic at Glenn’s Cove

A Volunteer Picnic at Glenn’s Cove

Like many of you, this has been a strange season for us…..we’ve been spending less time doing programs and welcoming the public, and more time working outside, completing backlogged maintenance and exhibit work, and getting organized in general. In some ways it has been refreshing to get those things done that are always pushed to the bottom of the priority list during busy seasons, but the absence of people has been strange and a bit sad….we miss the eager students, the adventurous visitors, and our dedicated volunteers!

What Is A Sit Spot?

What Is A Sit Spot?

In your life, is there one constant that can always be relied upon to bring you comfort, particularly in times of stress? For me, that is nature. For so many who have found their daily routines completely, unexpectedly altered, when you are really finding yourself needing a break, can I suggest hitting pause on all the pressing things that might need to be done, and ask you to just step outside?

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