Protecting & Restoring Long Island's Peconic Bays
Working with diverse partnerships to comprehensively manage for the protection and restoration of estuaries of national significance since 1987.
PEP is one of 28 National Estuary Programs located all over the United States. The Association of National Estuary Programs (ANEP) works nationally with the 28 individual programs in the National Estuary Program to promote and improve the effectiveness of NEPs. ANEP, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization, works with NEPs to educate key stakeholders, including elected officials, about the value and importance of clean water and healthy estuaries to coastal communities and their economies. ANEP works with NEPs to develop a unified voice for national audiences, coordinates technical, education, and policy information exchange among NEPs and their partners, and helps assess and communicate the effectiveness of NEPs at local, regional, and national levels.