• NOAA, FEMA, and others are working to reduce flood risk, increase resiliency of the ecosystem, and restore salmon habitat in Tillamook Bay by coordinating and aligning their investments. Read More . . .

  • Sand, not gold, has since become one of the world’s most precious and finite resources originating in California’s mountains. Read More . . .

  • Rebuilding Seattle’s Elliot Bay seawall has been described as a model of protecting critical infrastructure while providing important fish habitat. Read More . . .

  • Thanks to a cooperative effort, water flows in seven tributaries of the Yakima, helping fish and riparian vegetation that might otherwise be lost. 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 . . .

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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