Celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Meet some of our colleagues across the country and find out how their work contributes to our main missions.

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Jay Barlow is one of three NOAA finalists for a 2021 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal. Jay Barlow is one of three NOAA finalists nominated for a 2021 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal. Credit: NOAA Fisheries.
F/V Lisa Ann III F/V Lisa Ann III in Newburyport, Massachusetts. Credit: Dan Linden, Greater Atlantic Region
Vermillion rockfish with gorgonian coral on the northeast wall of Santa Cruz Canyon in Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary. Vermillion rockfish with gorgonian coral on the northeast wall of Santa Cruz Canyon in Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary. Image courtesy of NOAA and Marine Applied Research and Exploration.
Three young people standing on a boardwalk in the woods with landscaping equipment. GulfCorps crew members in the field on a vegetation management project. Image: Katie Flowers Moss/TNC
Large black and white sea turtle swims in the blue ocean with yellow and black striped fish The Pacific leatherback sea turtles have existed in their current form without scales and a hard shell since the age of the dinosaurs, but threats from bycatch, egg harvesting, and degradation of nesting habit have made this species endangered. Photo credit Jason Isley, Scubazoo.