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, […]
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NOAA is recommending $1.2 million in funding for habitat restoration in eight Habitat Focus Areas. These new projects will educate coastal residents, restore habitats, and support sustainable fisheries and resilient communities. NOAA’s Habitat Focus Areas, which fall under the NOAA Habitat Blueprint, are targeted places where NOAA is partnering to […]
This article was developed by Joan Browder, a leader of the NOAA Habitat Focus Area in Biscayne Bay. Recent problems with algae in Florida’s coastal waters could hint at what’s coming to Biscayne Bay, a NOAA Habitat Focus Area near Miami. A bloom of algae would be unfortunate for this […]
Eager students and elected officials in Miami are speaking up about the important but often misunderstood shallow waterscape that surrounds them. They connected with saltwater Biscayne Bay through two programs—“Day on the Bay,” and Junior Ambassadors—funded by the Biscayne Bay NOAA Habitat Focus Area. The first program provides current leaders […]
NOAA is announcing the availability of a federal funding opportunity to support multi-year projects and activities in the NOAA Habitat Blueprint Habitat Focus Areas. Fiscal Year 2017 awards will total up to $1.5 million, with total anticipated funding over three years up to $3.5 million, contingent upon final appropriations. The […]