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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 […]

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

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

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 […]

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A view of the Muskegon Lake Area of Concern and NOAA Habitat Focus Area. (Credit: Liz Mountz)

NOAA Protects Wetlands in Muskegon Lake Area of Concern

Content for this article written by NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management.  Please contact Elizabeth.Mountz@noaa.gov for more information. NOAA is working with local partners to invest in the Muskegon Lake Area of Concern (AOC), bringing it closer to the goal of delisting by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Delisting occurs when all management actions […]

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Educators on board the Sultana  introduce students from Dorchester County, Maryland, to the Choptank River. (Photo: NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office)

Students Experience Choptank Habitat Focus Area

“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 […]

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