Climate Change Adaptation
Understanding impacts on marine ecosystems, coastal communities and economies.
Enhancing management of ocean ecosystems that extend across state borders.
Planning for sustainable and compatible wind power in offshore waters.
Advancing regional-scale efforts for healthy, clean ocean waters.
New York • New Jersey • Delaware • Maryland • Virginia
Sustaining the Long-term Health of the Mid-Atlantic's Ocean Resources
Established by the Governors of the five coastal Mid-Atlantic states in 2009, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO) is a partnership of Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Virginia to enhance the vitality of the region's ocean ecosystem and economy.
Regional Ocean Planning
MARCO uses regional ocean planning as a means to advance the priorities identified in the Mid-Atlantic Governors’ Agreement on Ocean Conservation.