Planning for sustainable and compatible wind power in offshore waters.
Advancing regional-scale efforts for healthy, clean ocean waters
Enhancing management of ocean ecosystems that extend across state borders
Climate Change Adaptation
Understanding impacts on marine ecosystems, coastal communities and economies
MARCO is the Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean, formed in 2009 by a governors’ agreement among New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia.
MARCO Partnership Opportunities
Mid-Atlantic Ocean Data Portal
The Portal is an ocean planning resource center featuring the Marine Planner, an interactive mapping tool.
Check our our new feature, Current Agency Actions & Public Comment Opportunities.
Mid-Atlantic Committee on the Ocean
MACO is a committee established by MARCO to foster collaboration among states, federal agencies, the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, and federally recognized tribes, and to engage stakeholders.
MARCO 2022 Annual Report Published
We are excited to share a few of the things we are proud of in this report, from the fourth annual Mid-Atlantic Ocean Forum hosted in May, to the official formation of an Ocean Conservation Work Group, and the significant strides we’ve made in our commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Justice, and Accessibility (DEIJA).
2023 Mid-Atlantic Ocean Forum
The fifth annual Mid-Atlantic Ocean Forum will be held in New York City on May 17 and 18, 2023. See event page for more information.
MACO is committed to listening and incorporating information from the widest possible set of stakeholders to better understand and address injustices and inequities. MACO will ensure its work reflects a commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Justice and Accessibility (DEIJA), as well as addresses the needs of stakeholders from a variety of backgrounds and industries.