Habitat News

Sea Grant in the Habitat Focus Areas

Sea Grant in the Habitat Focus Areas

Partnerships are central to Habitat Focus Areas. By bringing together the diverse expertise of NOAA and our partners, Habitat Focus Areas (HFAs) are conducting new research, developing tools to inform management decisions, and working with local communities. Sea Grant—a Federal-University partnership between NOAA and 33 programs based at universities across […]

Read More

Volunteers remove invasive plants from a fish pond in West Hawaii Habitat Focus Area.

$1.2 Million in Funding for Partners Working in NOAA’s Habitat Focus Areas

NOAA announces $1.2 million in funding for habitat restoration in seven Habitat Focus Areas. Investing in habitat restoration and recovery projects leads to real, lasting differences for communities, businesses, and the environment. Project awards were selected through a competitive process in fiscal year 2017, and are receiving additional funding in […]

Read More

Advancing Progress in NOAA’s Habitat Focus Areas

Advancing Progress in NOAA’s Habitat Focus Areas

As the seasons change from summer to fall, we reflect back on the summer accomplishments of NOAA’s network of Habitat Focus Areas (HFAs). HFAs tackle a wide range of habitat issues including reducing sediment runoff, improving coral health, restoring salmon habitat, preventing the spread of invasive species, reducing nutrient inputs, […]

Read More