ACAMP: Alabama Coastal Area Management Program

ACBT: Alabama Coastal Birding Trail

ACES: Alabama Center for Estuarine Studies

ACES: Alabama Cooperative Extension System

ACES: Army Corps of Engineers

ACF: Alabama Coastal Foundation

ADCNR: Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

     MRD: Marine Resource Division

     SLD: State Lands Division

     WFFD: Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division

ADECA: Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs

ADEM: Alabama Department of Environmental Management

ADPH: Alabama Department of Public Health

AFC: Alabama Forestry Commission

AFS: American Fisheries Society

AGCRC: Alabama Gulf Coast Recovery Council (State related to BP funding)

ALANSTF: Alabama Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force

ALDOT: Alabama Department of Transportation

AMSA: Association of Metropolitan Sewer Agencies

ANS: Aquatic Nuisance Species

ANSTF: National Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force

AOS: Alabama Ornithological Society As Arsenic

APHIS: Animal and Plant Health Inspection

AUMERC: Auburn University Marine Extension Research Center

AWW: Alabama Water Watch

BMPs: Best Management Practices

CACWP: Coastal Alabama Clean Water Partnership

CBCP: Coastal Bird Conservation Program

CCA: Coastal Conservation Association

CCL: Construction Control Line

CCMP: Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan

CCWWG: Coastal Counties Wetland Working Group

CMP: Corridor Management Plan

CRI: Community Resilience Index

CSO: Combined Sewer Overflows

CWA: Clean Water Act

DIN: Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen

DIP: Dissolved Inorganic Phosphorous

DO: Dissolved Oxygen

DISL: Dauphin Island Sea Lab

DRCR: Dog River Clearwater Revival

EFH: Essential Fish Habitat

EPA: Environmental Protection Agency

EPCRA: Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act

FAMP: Fisheries Assessment and Monitoring Program

FWS: Fish and Wildlife Service

GCERC: Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Federal Arm related to BP funding)

GMP: Gulf of Mexico Program

GOMA: Gulf of Mexico Alliance

GSA: Geological Society of America

GSA: Geological Survey of Alabama

GSMFC: Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission

HABs: Harmful Algal Blooms Hg Mercury

LID: Low Impact Development

MASGC: Mississippi Alabama Sea Grant Consortium

MAWSS: Mobile Area Water and Sewer System

MBAS: Mobile Bay Audubon Society

MBNEP: Mobile Bay National Estuary Program

MCHD: Mobile County Health Department

MCWCA: Mobile County Wildlife and Conservation Association

MDN: Mercury Deposition Network

MHW: Mean High Water

MWW: Muddy Water Watch

NADP: National Atmospheric Deposition Program

NAFSMA: National Association of Flood and Storm Water Management Agencies

NARS: National Aquatic Resources Surveys

NAS: Non-indigenous Aquatic Species

NAWQA: National Water-Quality Assessment

NEMO: Non Point Education for Municipal and Elected Officials

NERR: National Estuarine Research Reserve

NCCA: National Coastal Condition Assessment

NFWF: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (BP funding related)

NISA: National Invasive Species Act

NMFS: National Marine Fisheries Service

NPDES: National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System

NOAA: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NPS: Non Point Source (Pollution)

NRCS: Natural Resource Conservation Service

NRDA: Natural Resource Damage Assessment (BP funding related)

NRHP: National Register of Historic Places

NTN: National Trends Network monitoring site

OAR: Office of Archaeological Research

OSAA: Organized Seafood Association of Alabama

RESTORE: Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities and Revived Economies (BP settlement)

SABA: South Alabama Birding Association

SARPC: South Alabama Regional Planning Commission

SAV: Submerged Aquatic Vegetation

SRS: Soil Conservation Service

SSO: Sanitary Sewer Overflow

SWCD: Soil and Water Conservation District

TMDL: Total Maximum Daily Load

TNC: The Nature Conservancy

TRI: Toxic Release Inventory

USACE: United Stated Army Corps of Engineers

WES: Waterways Experiment Station Service

USCG: U.S. Coast Guard

USDA: United Stated Department of Agriculture

USFWS: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

USGS: U.S. Geological Survey

VOCs: Volatile Organic Compounds

WBNERR: Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

WBWW: Wolf Bay Watershed Watch

WRATT: Waste Reduction and Technology Transfer Program