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.
Florida A&M University, which leads the NOAA Center for Coastal and Marine Ecosystems, will provide two scholarships each year to expand GulfCorps graduates’ opportunity to be a new generation of stewards for coastal environments, economies, and
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.
NOAA and partners are providing job training for young people and veterans to learn about habitat conservation and restoration, and generate skills through hands-on work experience in on-the-ground restoration projects.