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NOAA's Office of Coast Survey Announces Brennan Matching Fund Opportunity

NOAA's Office of Coast Survey Announces Brennan Matching Fund Opportunity

The Office of Coast Survey invites non-federal entities to partner with NOAA National Ocean Service’s ocean and coastal mapping programs on jointly funded projects of mutual interest using NOAA’s geospatial contracting vehicles. Known as the Brennan Matching Fund, the opportunity relies on NOAA’s mapping, charting, and geodesy expertise, appropriated funds, and its authority to receive and expend matching funds contributed by partners to conduct surveying and mapping activities.

To read the announcement, click here.

A Note of Support from Dr. Larry Mayer

A Note of Support from Dr. Larry Mayer

Dr Larry Mayer, Director, University of New Hampshire Center for Coastal & Ocean Mapping/Joint Hydrographic Center, shares thoughts and experiences with Rick at UNH along with their professional and personal interactions. To read the full note, click here.

A Note from Rear Admiral Shep Smith, NOAA, ret.

A Note from Rear Admiral Shep Smith, NOAA, ret.

Rear Admiral Shep Smith, NOAA, ret. and Rick were longtime friends and colleagues. Shep shares his thoughts on their friendship and working together and supporting RTB Fair Winds. Also, read up on our SUMMER GIVEAWAY, our Sleeves UP! campaign, and the RICHARD project right here.

RTB Fair Winds Launches

RTB Fair Winds Launches

RTB Fair Winds has officially announced it's incorporation, mission, and goals on March 15, 2022. We kicked off our announcement with a blood drive campaign -Sleeves Up! with the American Red Cross, with a goal of 300 pints pledged in three months. Additionally, we launched this website, our Instagram and Facebook pages where supporters can learn more about RTB Fair Winds, events, fundraising, volunteering, scholarship opportunities and more.