Publications about Rookery Bay
Restoring the Rookery Bay Estuary Project- Understanding Local Attitudes About Water (Page 1)

Restoring the Rookery Bay Estuary Project- Understanding Local Attitudes About Water

Caroline Donovan, Brianne Walsh ·
8 September 2015

Over the last five years Restoring Rookery Bay Estuary Project has focused on collaborative watershed management through hydrologic, ecologic, and social science research, education, and partnerships. This 2-page newsletter identifies the complexity of water use in Rookery Bay and provides management recommendations on balancing ecosystem health with flood prevention and drinking water.


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Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Newsletter (Page 1)

Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Newsletter

Heath Kelsey, Caroline Donovan, Alexandra Fries, Brianne Walsh ·
11 August 2015

This newsletter describes the diverse ecosystems and the issues and threats surrounding the Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in southwest Florida. The Rookery Bay NERR covers 110,000 acres of coastal lands and waters in Collier County on the Gulf coast of Florida. The Reserve takes its name from the mangrove rookery islands that serve as a roost and nesting site for dozens of coastal birds. Learn more about the Rookery Bay Reserve and its ecosystems in this newsletter!


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Effects of nutrient enrichment in the Nation's estuaries: A decade of change

Bricker S, Longstaff BJ, Dennison WC, Jones AB, Boicourt K, Wicks EC and Woerner JL ·
31 July 2007

This report provides an assessment of eutrophic conditions for 141 U.S. estuaries. The report was based on data and information provided by scientists and experts from around the country. Results from the assessment show that two-thirds of the estuaries evaluated exhibited moderate to high levels of eutrophication. Report production was a collaborative effort between Suzanne Bricker (NOAA NCCOS), EcoCheck (NOAA-UMCES Partnership) and IAN. More information is available from the NEEA website.


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