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 […]
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“CHOP!” “TANK!” “CHOP!” “TANK!” The voices—“Chop” from Sultana Education Foundation educators, “tank” from Sandy Hill Elementary School fifth-graders—echoed across the waters off Cambridge, Maryland, as they hoisted sails on the Sultana on a cool October morning. Having teamed up to provide the sail power, enabling the Sultana to tack across the […]
More than 30 watershed professionals from across the country met face-to-face for the first time in June 2016 to review the early successes and continuing challenges of NOAA’s Habitat Focus Areas. Launched in 2013, Habitat Focus Areas coordinate expertise to improve a large coastal watershed and its community. NOAA Administrator […]