National Estuaries Week


The goal of National Estuaries Week is to highlight the importance of America’s estuaries by showcasing the value they provide to your community. There are a few ways you can get involved. First, join a cleanup. The MBNEP is a proud sponsor of the 35th Alabama Coastal Cleanup. Find a location to join in by visiting Second, share your support for National Estuaries Week on social media by sharing our posts. Third, sign up for the Alabama Current Connection newsletter to keep up with what is happening in your estuary.

What is an estuary? Check out these videos to better understand estuaries and the role of the National Estuary Program in protecting and restoring our nation's vital estuaries.