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Decades of Dam Removals Help Fish Reach their Homes in Historic Plymouth

Take a virtual walk along Town Brook in Massachusetts to see fish passage projects that have reopened the stream, giving migrating herring and eel new access to restored habitats.
April 22, 2019 - Feature Story ,
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Scientists Monitor Coral Reef Ecosystems Throughout the Hawaiian Archipelago

On April 20th, Pacific Islands research scientists embark on the first leg of a 48-day field season to study coral reef ecosystems across the Hawaiian Islands.
April 19, 2019 - Feature Story ,
Kauaʻi sunrise from NOAA Ship Oscar Elton Sette during small-boat and dive gear preparations for coral reef monitoring in 2008.

Town Brook Restoration Complete with Removal of Holmes Dam

On Earth Day, April 22, 2019, we will celebrate the completion of the Town Brook restoration in Plymouth, Massachusetts.
April 18, 2019 - Feature Story ,
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Oregon Coastal Habitat Project Restores Coho and Reduces Flooding

The Southern Flow Corridor project, which restored salmon habitat in Tillamook, Oregon, also provides flood protection for surrounding communities.
April 04, 2019 - Feature Story ,
Two juvenile salmon swim in water above an estuary bottom.

NOAA Seeks to Improve Fish Passage through 2018 Program Review

NOAA Fisheries has released the results of an independent panel review of NOAA’s fish passage activities.
March 28, 2019 - Feature Story ,
Fish leap up stream

NOAA and Partner Agencies Welcome Fish Back to Michigan Creek after Dam Removal

As part of restoring the Kalamazoo River watershed from hazardous waste contamination, the Alcott Dam was removed from Portage Creek in Michigan, reopening the creek to fish and other wildlife.
March 22, 2019 - Feature Story ,
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Thinking Big Picture: Engineering with Nature

Engineering With Nature harnesses the natural environmental processes to help maintain beaches, protect roads and structures, and restore habitats.
March 14, 2019 - Feature Story ,
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Restoration Webinar Series: Seeking Presenters for 2019

Webinar series hosted by NOAA, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Society for Ecological Restoration is seeking presenters for its seventh season by February 28.
February 22, 2019 - Feature Story ,

GulfCorps Initiative Recognized for Innovative Programming and Inspirational People

The Corps Network awarded NOAA's collaborative GulfCorps as a 2019 Project of the Year, and a GulfCorps crew member as a Corpsmember of the Year. The initiative trains young people to restore coastal habitats and gain job skills.
February 12, 2019 - Feature Story ,
GulfCorps partners and participants together at The Corps Network conference and awards.

Understanding River Flooding: New Details Emerge

River floods can happen any time of year in the Northeast United States. But are there any seasonal patterns that can be identified?
February 07, 2019 - Feature Story ,