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Mary Horrigan at New England Science and Sailing: Providing opportunities to create a connection with the ocean

Mary Horrigan, program director at New England Science and Sailing, gave us a tour of the facility, which provides year-round programming for children, youth, and adults to promote ocean literacy

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Wendy Lull of the Seacoast Science Center: Transform efforts of a few into a collective effort to magnify the prospect of success

Welcome to the first installation of Faces of Ocean Planning, where we'll take you behind the scenes to showcase people and organizations who use the ocean in a variety of ways. Everyone is a stakeholder when it comes to maintaining collaborative use of this important resource. Up first: Wendy Lull of the Seacoast Science Center.

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Calendar of Events

November 16-17, 2015: Northeast Regional Planning Body Meeting

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October 20, 2015: Northeast Regional Planning Body Stakeholder Forum

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Ocean planning is underway in the Northeast. We are the first region in the nation to have a formal planning body at work on developing a true regional ocean plan. Learn more about the meetings, requests for public comment, and other ways you can get involved as a stakeholder in New England’s ocean future.

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The New England Ocean Action Network (NEOAN) is a diverse network of organizations, individuals and industries working together to promote new approaches to ocean management in our region based on collaboration, cooperation and sound science. Join our movement for healthy oceans, good government and thriving coastal communities.

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Our Partners

  • E2 Environmental Entrepreneurs
  • New England Aquarium
  • Surfrider
  • Maine Coast Fishermen's Association
  • Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies
  • Ocean River Institute
  • Save the Bay
  • The Gloucester Fishermen's Wives Association
  • Conservation Law Foundation
  • Island Institue
  • MASSPORT
  • Massachusetts Audubon
  • Ocean Conservancy
  • Sailors for the Sea
  • Sea Education Association
  • Cape Cod and Island - Self-Reliance
  • Rhode Island Chapter of the Sierra Club
  • National Wildlife Federation
  • Maine Ocean & Wind Industry Initiative
  • The Gundalow Company
  • Northeastern Regional Association of Coastal and Ocean Observing Systems
  • Seacoast Science Center
  • Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation
  • Deep Water Wind
  • Center for American Progress
  • Audubon Society of Rhode Island
  • Clean Water Action Rhode Island
  • Ocean Renewabale Power Company
  • Mystic Aquarium