Volunteer at a Reserve Near You

You can contribute in many ways to protect estuaries and conserve their valuable natural resources. No matter what your background or talent, we have volunteer opportunities at every national estuarine research reserve.

Contact your local reserve to learn more about volunteer opportunities.

Website Education Coordinator/Email
Alabama Weeks Bay Angela Underwood
Angela.Underwood@dcnr.alabama.gov
Alaska Kachemak Bay Dana Nelson
ddnelson4@alaska.edu
California Elkhorn Slough Virginia Guhin
virginia.guhin@wildlife.ca.gov
California San Francisco Bay Sarah Davies Ferner
daviess@sfsu.edu
California Tijuana River Anne Marie Tipton
AnneMarie.Tipton@parks.ca.gov
Delaware Delaware N/A
info@nerra.org
Florida Apalachicola Jeff Dutrow
Jeff.Dutrow@dep.state.fl.us
Florida Guana Tolomato Matanzas Josie Spearman
Josephine.Spearman@dep.state.fl.us
Florida Rookery Bay Sarah Falkowski
Sarah.Falkowski@dep.state.fl.us
Georgia Sapelo Island Adam Mackinnon
Adam.Mackinnon@dnr.state.ga.us
Hawaii He'eia Fred Reppun
freppun@hawaii.edu
Maine Wells Suzanne Kahn
suzanne@wellsnerr.org
Maryland Chesapeake Bay Coreen Weilminster
coreen.weilminster@maryland.gov
Massachusetts Waquoit Bay Joan Muller
joan.muller@state.ma.us
Mississippi Grand Bay Avery Sward
avery.sward@dmr.ms.gov
New Hampshire Great Bay Kelle Loughlin
kelle.loughlin@wildlife.nh.gov
New Jersey Jacques Cousteau Kaitlin Gannon
gannon@marine.rutgers.edu
New York Hudson River Chris Bowser
chbowser@gw.dec.state.ny.us
North Carolina North Carolina Lori Davis
lori.c.davis@ncdenr.gov
Ohio Old Woman Creek Jennifer Bucheit
jennifer.bucheit@dnr.state.oh.us
Oregon South Slough Jamie Belanger
jaime.c.belanger@state.or.us
Puerto Rico Jobos Bay Ernesto Olivares
olivaresernestodrna@gmail.com
Rhode Island Narragansett Bay Maureen Dewire
maureen.dewire@dem.ri.gov
South Carolina ACE Basin Julie Binz
binzj@dnr.sc.gov
South Carolina North Inlet-Winyah Bay Beth Thomas
beth@belle.baruch.sc.edu
Texas Mission-Aransas Kristin Evans
klevans@utexas.edu
Virginia Chesapeake Bay Sarah McGuire-Nuss
mcguire@vims.edu
Washington Padilla Bay Susan Wood
swood@padillabay.gov
Wisconsin Lake Superior Deanna Erickson
deanna.erickson@ces.uwex.edu