The St. Andrew Bay Resource Management Association (RMA) is a private, nonprofit 501(c)3 citizens' group whose members are committed to the proper management of St.AndrewBay and adjoining bays, lakes, tributaries and wetlands. RMA recognizes that the St.AndrewBay system is BayCounty's most valuable natural resource, and that the bay plays a key role in the local economy.
The major objective of RMA is to ensure that future growth is properly managed to maintain the quality and productivity of the local estuarine system.
COMMENTS NEEDED BY SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council is requesting public comments about their Draft Initial Funded Priorities List. One project on the list includes the possible designation of St. Andrew Bay as a Gulf of Mexico Estuary.
Project Name: Gulf of Mexico Estuary Program – Planning Cost: Category 1: $2,200,000 Responsible Council Member: Environmental Protection Agency Partnering Council Member: State of Florida Project Details: This project proposes to develop and stand-up a place-based estuary program encompassing one or more of the following bays in Florida’s northwest panhandle region: Perdido Bay, Pensacola Bay, Escambia Bay, Choctawhatchee Bay, St. Andrews Bay and Apalachicola Bay.
Seagrass and wetland loss
Beach and shoreline erosion
St. Andrew Bay Watch
Education & Outreach
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St. Andrew Bay RMA - PO Box 15028 - Panama City, FL 32406 - (850) 763-4303