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Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) Center for Coastal Resources Management

The Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) Center for Coastal Resources Management (CCRM) develops and supports integrated and adaptive management of coastal zone resources. To fulfill this mission, the Center undertakes research, provides advisory service, and conducts outreach education. Within its broader mission, the Center has specific tasks to support Virginia’s wetlands and shoreline management programs.

 

 

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Virginia Sea Grant

Virginia Sea Grant (VASG) facilitates research, educational, and outreach activities promoting sustainable management of marine resources. The overall goal of VASG is to define and help resolve emerging problems at local, regional, and national scales, as well as to provide impartial information to all who use or manage marine resources. VASG aims to foster integration of extension, education, communication, and research functions to achieve science-to-management impacts, technology transfer, and the use of science by decision-makers, citizens, and students.

 

 

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Virginia Climatology Office

The Virginia Climatology Office is a research and service unit of the University of Virginia, in the Department of Environmental Sciences.  The Office serves government, educational, industry, media, and individual clients with information on the impact of weather and climate on economic and ecologic systems.

 

 

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Western Forestry Leadership Coalition

Formally established in 2000, the Western Forestry Leadership Coalition is a partnership between state and federal government forestry leaders in the west. The Coalition is comprised of 34 members including 23 State members, also known as the Council of Western State Foresters, and 11 USDA Forest Service members, including 7 Regional Foresters, 3 USFS Research Station Directors, and a USFS Forest Products Lab Director. The purpose of the Coalition is to address critical resource issues across ownerships and jurisdictions.

 

 

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Western Governors' Association (WGA)

The Western Governors' Association is an independent, nonprofit organization representing the Governors of 19 states and three US-Flag Pacific islands. Through their Association, the Governors identify and address key policy and governance issues that include natural resources, the environment, human services, economic development, intergovernmental relations and international relations. Governors use the WGA to develop and advocate policies that reflect regional interests and relationships in debates at the national and state levels.

 

 

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Western Regional Climate Center

The Western Regional Climate Center (WRCC) is one of six regional climate centers in the U. S. managed by NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). The mission of the WRCC is to disseminate high quality climate data and information pertaining to the western United States; foster better use of this information in decision-making; conduct applied research related to climate issues; and improve the coordination of climate-related activities at state, regional and national scales.   The WRCC serves as a focal point for coordination of applied climate activities in the West; maintains links to other climate programs such as the NCDC, state climatologists, and other Regional Climate Centers (RCCs); and conducts applied research on climate issues affecting the West.

 

 

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Water Equity Network

The Water Equity Network, launched by the U. S. Water Alliance in September 2020, encourages and facilitates collaboration between water utilities, community organizations, environmental groups, and individuals  to address water equity issues at the local level. The Water Alliance defines water equity as “when all communities have access to safe, clean, affordable drinking water and wastewater services; are resilient in the face of floods, drought, and other climate risks; have a role in decision-making processes related to water management in their communities; and share in the economic, social, and environmental benefits of water systems.

 

 

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Water Infrastructure and Resiliency Finance Center (EPA)

The EPA's Water Infrastructure and Resiliency Finance Center provides financial advice to communities for planning, design, and construction decisions related to water utility infrastructure. Founded in January, 2015, the Center seeks to promote effective use of federal funding programs and innovative procurement and partnership strategies, among other goals. The center supports a government-wide effort to increase infrastructure investment and promote economic growth.

 

 

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Water Research Foundation

With a mission of advancing the science of water, the Water Research Foundation is a member-supported, international, nonprofit organization that sponsors research to enable water utilities, public health agencies, and other professionals to provide safe and affordable drinking water to consumers. This foundation sponsors a research program that is responsive to the needs of the water supply community; identifies the practical benefits of research findings and delivers this knowledge to stakeholders throughout the water supply community; and cultivates partnerships with organizations around the world to leverage funding and share expertise.

 

 

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Washington Sea Grant

Washington Sea Grant serves communities, industries, and the people of Washington state, the Pacific Northwest and the nation through research, education and outreach by: 1) Identifying and addressing important marine issues; 2) Providing better tools for management of the marine environment and use of its resources; and 3) Initiating and supporting strategic partnerships within the marine community. Washington Sea Grant-sponsored research maximizes the productive use of marine resources while preserving and helping to restore essential qualities of a healthy marine environment.