Blue Flag 2022 Summer Series

The Blue Flag USA program is responsible for providing support and engagement to coastal communities on various topics to support the ideal of sustainable development through environmental education. Previously, staff held a national workshop at the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association’s 2021 National Coastal Conference. This year we are excited to host a 3 […]

Blue Flag USA Announces New Candidate

The Blue Flag USA program is excited to announce a new beach candidate pursuing the Blue Flag Award: Delray Beach, FL. The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA), national operator for the Blue Flag USA program, has been working with beaches around the US to determine their current level of compliance with the Blue […]

Blue Flag USA Announces National Workshop

Blue Flag USA – Highlighting beaches that serve as a model for environmental management, safety education, and responsible tourism. The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association is proud to present the nation’s first Blue Flag national workshop on September 30 – October 1, 2021 in New Orleans, LA.  The Blue Flag eco-award is offered to […]

International Jury Grants Blue Flag Pilot Status to Four US Beach Sites

The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) has been working with four beaches around the US since last October to submit materials to the Blue Flag International Jury and determine their current level of compliance with the Blue Flag eco-award criteria. The International Jury met mid April to review applications from all participating countries […]