The Narragansett Bay Estuary Program is guided by the goals of the Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan to:
1) Protect and restore clean water
2) Manage land for conservation and community
3) Protect and restore fish, wildlife, and habitats, and
4) Manage climate change impacts to human and natural systems
2022 CCMP Revision
EPA requires NEPs to update their CCMPs every 10 years. We are currently in the process of revising the 2012 CCMP.
If you are interested in being a part of the revision process reach out to our staff.
A revision schedule will be posted soon.
The Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP) was adopted by the Narragansett Bay Estuary Program in 2012. This Plan was developed with the assistance of numerous federal, state, and local government agencies, universities, and nonprofit environmental groups. The first Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan for Narragansett Bay was adopted in 1992.
Each year the program staff, in partnership with the Management Committee, develops a mission driven work plan to implement the Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan.
The 2012 CCMP update is available for download in 3 parts:
The first Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan for Narragansett Bay was adopted in 1992.