Blue Flag USA hosts first National Jury Evaluation

Blue Flag USA hosted its first National Jury Evaluation to review two applications in February. The National Jury approved both applications to be forwarded to the International Jury for final evaluation and award in 2023. Staff is currently working with applicants to meet international deadlines. We are excited to announce this milestone in the program’s […]

Reducing Plastics

By Abby Thomson, 2022 Summer Intern This summer, Blue Flag USA hosted a Summer Series which discussed several perspectives on plastics in the coastal environment. Presentations centered on communication about environmental education, natural and microplastic debris in sediment, and then plastics in the coastal zone. Conversations and questions looked at what communities can be doing, […]

Site Profiles

Meet the Beaches Working Towards A New Eco-Award Beaches, marinas, and tourism boat operators around the world are recognized for supporting sustainable development through environmental education by applying annually for the Blue Flag award offered by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE). Blue Flag is one of five programs offered by FEE and administered by […]