Estuaries and the National Estuary Program
What Are Estuaries?
Estuaries are places where freshwater from rivers mix with saltwater from the sea. Learn more about estuaries.
Why Are Estuaries Important?
What You Can Do to Help
Estuary Information for Teachers and Students
The NEP is a collaborative, efficient, and adaptable ecosystem-based network of organizations that protects and restores 28 estuaries of national significance.