Coastal communities connect us to the water. At the edges of estuaries through our beaches and waterfront, preserving and cherishing our resources is critical. Our relationship with water, whether it is time spent on it with family and friends, or understanding the delicate ecosystem and its necessity for sustaining our lives, is an important mission for us at Tide Hill.

“A drop of water, if it could write out its own history, would explain the universe to us.” – Lucy Larcom

As if to grasp the coastline, the ocean reaches out for the land, with estuaries as its fingers and hands. In this unique nexus — characterized by the dynamic mixing of salt and freshwater in tidal cycles — abundant life is created and nurtured.

Founded in 1995, Restore America’s Estuaries is a national alliance of 10 coastal conservation groups dedicated to restoring and preserving America’s estuaries and coasts. Restore America’s Estuaries (RAE) is a powerful voice for coastal habitat restoration in the nation’s capital.

“You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.” – Rumi

844 million people — about 1 in 9 — lack access to safe water. Water.org is dedicated to changing this, empowering families through access to affordable financing and expert resources to make household water a reality.

Founded by Gary White and Matt Damon, Water.org pioneers market-driven financial solutions to the global water crisis. For more than 25 years, they've been providing families with hope, health and bright futures.

“Water is the most critical resource issue of our lifetime and our children’s lifetime. The health of our waters is the principal measure of how we live on the land.” – Luna Leopold