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$53.5 Million Approved for Two Habitat Restoration Projects in Coastal Louisiana

Funding will support two projects that will restore 1,100 acres of wetland habitat, supporting coastal communities and sustainable fisheries.
January 27, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Green wetlands with a blue sky overhead Coastal wetlands in Louisiana. Credit: Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority.

Cameron Meadows Project to Rebuild Hundreds of Acres of Marsh in Louisiana

An additional $1.2 million in funding will support an effort underway to rebuild more than 300 acres of marsh habitat and help protect local communities from storms and flooding.
July 26, 2021 - Feature Story ,
Aerial image of wetlands, open water, and containment dikes Aerial photo of the 308-acre marsh creation area at Cameron Meadows. The containment dikes have been constructed and the marsh fill will commence in September 2021. Credit: Lonnie G. Harper & Associates, Inc.

Louisiana Trustees Seek Comments on Proposed Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion

The $2 billion project will create tens of thousands of acres of wetlands in coastal Louisiana. Public comment is open through May 4, 2021.
March 05, 2021 - Feature Story ,
1280x800-la-gulf-spill-restoration-barataria-basin-marsh-islands-new-belt2.png Aerial view of parts of Louisiana's Barataria Basin, where wetlands have disappeared for decades.

5 Reasons Why We Love Wetlands

Here are some reasons why wetlands are so important to fish and wildlife, people and communities, and why we conserve, protect, and restore them.
May 26, 2020 - Feature Story ,

Butano Creek Restoration Reopens Habitat for Salmon in California

NOAA-supported restoration work aims to alleviate flooding, prevent fish kills, and reconnect migrating salmon and steelhead to their historic habitat.
May 12, 2020 - Feature Story ,

Infographic: Value of Coastal Wetland Habitat

Celebrate Earth Day by learning about the valuable benefits that wetlands provide to people, wildlife, and communities.
April 22, 2020 - Infographic ,

North Carolina Living Shoreline Projects Help Protect Habitat and Communities

A partnership between NOAA and the North Carolina Coastal Federation to build living shorelines has helped restore and protect more than 6,200 feet of shoreline.
March 25, 2020 - Feature Story ,
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$30 Million Approved for Two Coastal Restoration Projects in Louisiana

NOAA supports resilient coastal communities and healthy, sustainable fisheries in Louisiana through the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act Program.
January 30, 2020 - Feature Story ,

Salmon Lose Diversity in Managed Rivers, Reducing Resilience to Environmental Change

Natural resilience is more important than ever in the face of unprecedented climate change.
December 05, 2019 - Feature Story ,
Smolt in hand