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

Natural resilience is more important than ever in the face of…
December 05, 2019 - Feature Story ,
Chinook smolt in the palm of a hand

Nominate Outstanding Leaders in Wetland Conservation

Nominations for the National Wetlands Awards are open until December 20,…
October 11, 2019 - Feature Story ,
A wetland is an area of land that is saturated with water, and has plants that can tolerate wet soils​ and low oxygen levels.

$24.8 Million Awarded to Restore Coastal Wetlands in Louisiana

Through the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act…
September 26, 2019 - Feature Story ,
Aerial photo of 3 boats driving in a river channel with wetlands on either side

Interview with a Habitat: Wetland

Pull on your waterproof boots and hop in an airboat to join NOAA as we…
July 25, 2019 - Feature Story ,
An airboat cruises on the water amid wetland plants

Conserving Habitat in the Greater Atlantic Region

An overview of habitat conservation in New England and the Mid-Atlantic.
Cod habitat

Rebuilding More Resilient Salt Marsh at Quonochontaug Pond

Faced with accelerating sea level rise and more frequent coastal storms, a…
May 10, 2019 - Feature Story ,
A wooden fence blocks off an area where small marsh grasses are poking through a layer of sandy soil

GulfCorps Brings Ecosystem Recovery to the Gulf Coast

Mobilizing community youth to create resilient coasts and communities in the five Gulf States.

Coastal Wetlands: Too Valuable to Lose

More than just a pretty view, wetlands are a pivotal part of the natural system, providing tremendous benefits for coastal communities. Coastal wetlands include all wetlands in coastal watersheds—the entire area from which tidal streams drain to the…

Conducting Large-Scale Wetland Restoration in Louisiana

Louisiana ranks second only to Alaska in total pounds of commercial fish…
Aerial view of coastal Louisiana wetland

Returning a Cranberry Bog to a Thriving Wetland

A restoration project 15 years in the making.
July 18, 2017 - Feature Story ,
Channel through Tidmarsh at former reservoir.