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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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 […]
Bad Weather Frustrates Recovery Efforts A motorboat in Puerto Rico crushed corals into thousands of pieces when it ran aground on February 18, and bad weather has complicated recovery efforts. The boat Noemi del Mar was quickly removed from the shallows of Palomino Island, which is within a NOAA Habitat […]
Projects in Maine Improve Lake and Stream Habitat for Fish We have completed two landmark fish passage projects in the Penobscot River Habitat Focus Area. The benefits to migratory alewife fish are expected to be substantial due to the large amount of spawning habitat restored—a total of more than 3,100 […]
A history of lumber and paper production in the St. Louis River Estuary left a legacy of environmental decline and pollution. Today, this NOAA Habitat Focus Area and its partners are working together to restore the area near the western edge of Lake Superior. Two of four planned restoration projects […]