• Laurel business district
  • By the bushel: Leipsic crab harvest
  • Birders at Bombay Hook by Tim Schreckengost
  • Ecotourism: Kayaking on Trap Pond
  • Oysters and aquaculture

Economic Prosperity

Healthy community economies that include vibrant downtowns, active waterfronts, working agricultural lands and an abundance of recreation and tourism opportunities for all.

  • Engage coastal communities in planning processes that support the efforts of community leaders to identify and pursue sustainable economic development policies and programs.
  • Support research and outreach activities that provide local communities with information and techniques to help them enhance their economic activities without diminishing the long-term health of the natural environment or community character.