• NOAA Fisheries is providing guidelines to prevent further loss of one of nature’s most valuable and productive habitats in the marine environment—eelgrass. Read More . . .

  • Understanding the role abalone play in different ecosystems is important for their recovery and the health and resiliency of the marine habitats they support. Read More . . .

  • In this video: government agencies and private landowners collaborate and compromise on water for endangered salmon. Our first in a series about water use during California’s drought. Read More . . .

  • Financial management strategy may seem an unlikely method to save wild salmon, but NOAA is using a key financial lesson to restore Central California Coast coho to the Scott River. Read More . . .

  • The removal of the old San Clemente Dam and the rerouting of the Carmel River is the result of unprecedented cooperation among stakeholder groups. Read More . . .

Basin Highlights

Puget Sound

Puget Sound

Salmon Recovery   ::   Habitat Conservation   ::   Killer Whales

Columbia & Snake

Columbia & Snake Basins

Salmon Recovery   ::   Habitat Conservation   ::   Federal Columbia River Power System


Willamette River Basin

Salmon Recovery   ::   Habitat Conservation   ::   Biological Opinion


Klamath River Basin

Conservation, Restoration & Management

Central Valley

Central Valley Projects

Activities in the Central Valley


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