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November 2020 (1)
11/17: Open Ocean 2020 Annual Meeting Presentation, Materials Available [ Open Ocean ]

October 2020 (2)
10/13: Partner Selected in Open Ocean Recreational Reef Fish Restoration Project [ Open Ocean ]
10/08: Join Open Ocean Trustees For November 5 Annual Meeting Webinar [ Open Ocean ]

August 2020 (1)
08/13: Materials From Recent Open Ocean Webinar Now Available [ Open Ocean ]

July 2020 (1)
07/27: Protecting Nesting Loons in Minnesota by Getting the Lead Out! [ Open Ocean ]

June 2020 (3)
06/24: Join the Trustees for their Annual Public Meeting Webinar July 16 [ Trustee Council , Regionwide , Open Ocean , Alabama , Florida , Louisiana , Mississippi , Texas , Publication ]
06/18: Initial Open Ocean Monitoring and Adaptive Management Priorities Released [ Open Ocean , Publication ]
06/01: Hundreds of Restoration Activity Reports, 2019 Annual Financials Available [ Trustee Council , Alabama , Florida , Mississippi , Louisiana , Texas , Open Ocean , Regionwide , Publication ]

April 2020 (4)
04/20: 10 Years After Deepwater Horizon: Projects Utilizing Multiple Funding Sources [ Trustee Council , Regionwide , Open Ocean , Louisiana , Mississippi , Alabama , Florida , Texas ]
04/20: 10 Years After Deepwater Horizon: Projects Implemented in Multiple Locations [ Trustee Council , Regionwide , Open Ocean , Louisiana , Mississippi , Alabama , Florida , Texas ]
04/20: 10 Years After Deepwater Horizon: Projects that Benefit Multiple Types of Resources [ Trustee Council , Regionwide , Open Ocean , Louisiana , Mississippi , Alabama , Florida , Texas ]
04/20: 10 Years after Deepwater Horizon: A Statement from the​ Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustee Council [ Trustee Council , Regionwide , Open Ocean , Louisiana , Mississippi , Alabama , Florida , Texas ]

January 2020 (1)
01/28: Project Restoring Gulf Pelagic Fish Kicks Off Fourth Year [ Open Ocean ]

December 2019 (2)
12/19: Open Ocean 2019 Annual Meeting Presentation, Materials Available [ Open Ocean ]
12/10: $226 Million in Projects Approved in Second Open Ocean Restoration Plan [ Open Ocean , Publication ]

November 2019 (1)
11/13: Join Open Ocean Trustees For December 12 Annual Meeting Webinar [ Open Ocean ]

October 2019 (1)
10/11: Submit a Quote: Gulf Pelagic Longliners Can Help Restore Fish Impacted by Deepwater Horizon [ Open Ocean ]

August 2019 (1)
08/26: Innovative Monitoring Activities Will Improve Understanding of Stressors on Gulf Whales and Dolphins [ Open Ocean , Publication ]

July 2019 (2)
07/22: Open Ocean Trustees Reopen the Comment Period for Draft Restoration Plan 2 [ Open Ocean ]
07/01: Gulf Sturgeon Monitoring and Adaptive Management Activities Will Address Data Gaps, Inform Restoration [ Open Ocean ]

June 2019 (2)
06/24: Open Ocean Draft Restoration Plan 2 Meeting Materials Available [ Open Ocean ]
06/20: Open Ocean Trustees Extend Deadline to Comment on Draft Restoration Plan 2 [ Open Ocean ]

May 2019 (4)
05/24: Join Open Ocean Monitoring, Adaptive Management Outreach Event June 4 [ Open Ocean ]
05/15: Open Ocean Draft Restoration Plan 2 Available for Public Comment [ Open Ocean ]
05/07: Open Ocean Trustees Release Monitoring and Adaptive Management Strategy [ Open Ocean ]
05/03: Save the Date: Open Ocean Meetings June 4 [ Open Ocean ]

March 2019 (1)
03/12: Open Ocean Trustees Approve Final Restoration Plan 1 [ Open Ocean ]

February 2019 (2)
02/22: Information from the Open Ocean Monitoring and Adaptive Management Workshop [ Open Ocean ]
02/05: Third Year of Oceanic Fish Restoration Project Kicked Off in January [ Open Ocean ]