Mission: GRN is committed to uniting and empowering people to protect and restore the natural resources of the Gulf Region. GRN VISION: The Gulf of Mexico will continue to be a natural, economic and recreational resource that is central to the culture and heritage of the FIVE states and several nations. The people of the region will be stewards of this vital but imperiled treasure, and assume the responsibility of returning the Gulf to its former splendor. Healthy Waters and Wetlands- GRN works to protect and restore waters & Wetlands throughout the Gulf of Mexico region that are CRITICAL to recreation, fisheries, wildlife habitat and drinking water. Coasts & Communities- GRN is committed to ensuring the Gulf Coast's monies are flowing to the Gulf's environment and communities for effective ecological and community restoration. Oceans & Marine Life- GRN works to ensure that fisheries managers take the necessary measures to rebuild overfished species of fish. Also, working to reduce bycatch, the unintended take of marine life when catching target fishing.