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Green Crab Detected in Alaska for the First Time

NOAA Fisheries and partners confirm presence of invasive green crabs on Annette Islands Reserve.
August 24, 2022 - Feature Story ,
The carapace of an invasive green crab, and a live green crab. Credit: Linda Shaw/NOAA Fisheries The carapace of an invasive green crab, and a live green crab. Credit: Linda Shaw/NOAA Fisheries

Community Engagement Builds Sustainable Strategies for Pinto Abalone in Alaska

NOAA and Alaska Sea Grant enhance community involvement to create an Alaska abalone working group.
July 15, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Pinto abalone Pinto abalone. Credit: NOAA Fisheries

Invasive Green Crab Monitoring: Partnerships Propel Species Management

Metlakatla Indian Community Department of Fish and Wildlife deploys updated methods to monitor invasive species.
March 02, 2022 - Feature Story ,
A female European green crab with its egg mass.

Passive Acoustics Research Group Outreach

The passive acoustic lab is involved in many community outreach activities. Here are ways we engage with the community both in person and virtually.

Meet Lisa Hiruki-Raring: Education and Outreach Coordinator for the Alaska Fisheries Science Center

Lisa Hiruki-Raring works to translate the research that NOAA Fisheries scientists do into educational activities or resources.
May 18, 2021 - Feature Story ,
Photo of Lisa Hiruki-Raring talking with a visitor at a NOAA Fisheries information table. Discussing NOAA educational resources at the Pacific Northwest Teacher at Sea Alumni workshop. Credit: NOAA Fisheries.

How Habitat Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Connected

Why reconnect with habitat? Because it’s good for all of us—healthy habitat leads to improved mental and physical well-being and can inspire us to be better stewards of the environment.
July 31, 2020 - Feature Story ,
1598973965.jpg Families explore the tide pools at Yaquina Head Natural Area on the Oregon Coast. Credit: Bureau of Land Management.

Explore NOAA’s Veteran and Conservation Corps Programs

Veteran and corps programs are enhancing workforce development and opportunities for higher education in the natural resources field, while restoring coastal habitat to support healthy fisheries, fishing communities, and NOAA trust resources.
March 18, 2020 - Feature Story ,
CCC-snorkelStudy.jpg California Veteran Corps Fisheries Program participants take a photo break from monitoring habitat.

Achieving social and ecological goals of coastal management through integrated monitoring

A discussion of integrated monitoring as a coordinated long‐term process in which scientists from multiple disciplines collect and analyze biophysical and social data to meet shared objectives of tracking, assessing and understanding changes over time in social and ecological systems and their interactions.
September 18, 2019 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

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 ,
River Herring

NOAA and Partners Blow Up Bloede Dam, Benefitting Maryland Communities and Fisheries

Watch historical dam removal project’s big boom, letting water flow through for the first time in a century, improving community safety and fish migration.
September 14, 2018 - Feature Story ,
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