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 […]
You can’t eat wild Atlantic salmon from the U.S., because so few remain. Atlantic salmon have dwindled to one percent of their historic population in the northeastern U.S. Because the shrunken population is highly endangered, NOAA Fisheries selected it as one of eight Species in the Spotlight. NOAA also selected […]
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 […]