Young beachcombers at Bowman's Beach, Sanibel Island, FL. Photo credit: NOAA

Regional Initiatives

Due to recent events in the Gulf, the Alliance has expanded its focus to include the following initiatives:

Priority Issues:

As part of the Governors' Action Plans, the Alliance identified six priority issues that are regionally significant and can be effectively addressed through increased collaboration at the local, state and federal levels. These priorities represent an initial focus for action through the Alliance:

Each priority identifies long term goals for the region and a number of actions to achieve those goals and will address challenges facing the Gulf.