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William and Mary Digest for Dec. 5

William and Mary Digest for Dec. 5

Professor honored for contributions to national estuary network

William Reay of William and Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science was honored with the highest award given by the National Estuarine Research Reserve System and its nonprofit arm during their annual meeting in early November.

NERRS is a state-federal partnership established in 1972 through the Coastal Zone Management Act to protect and study estuarine systems. The 29 NERRS sites encompass more than 1.3 million acres along the nation’s coastlines. The sites are managed on a daily basis by a state agency or university with input from...