NOAA is funding $950,000 for habitat restoration in six Habitat Focus Areas (HFAs). The projects build on the work initiated in 2017 and will continue to restore habitat, support sustainable fisheries and resilient communities, and educate coastal residents. NOAA’s Habitat Focus Areas, a pillar of the NOAA Habitat Blueprint, are […]
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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 […]
When better to see a rain garden in action than just after a solid rainfall? This spring, a group from NOAA did just that! A rain garden is a designed area usually depressed a bit into the ground that allows rainwater runoff to collect there—rather than quickly washing over impervious […]
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, […]
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 […]