A grant of $1.4 million will help shellfish growers and scientific experts work together to expand ocean acidification monitoring in waters particularly important to Pacific coast communities. Read More . . .
Since Governor Brown’s drought declaration last January, NOAA has worked with federal and state partners to manage the state’s limited water supply as efficiently and effectively as possible Read More . . .
The Veterans Fisheries Corps Program is providing veterans with training and natural resources work experience restoring fish habitat and conducting research and monitoring. Read More . . .
Discovering juvenile loggerhead turtles more than 200 miles from California reveals new details about a mysterious part of the endangered turtles’ epic migration known as “the lost years.” Read More . . .
To rebuild abalone populations, NOAA Fisheries is tapping into partnerships and innovative restoration techniques to swing the pendulum toward recovery. Read More . . .
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- Review of best available scientific & commercial data leads to NOAA Fisheries' determination not to list pinto abalone under Endangered Species Act. Species will retain Species of Concern status.
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- Appendix A of Pacific Coast Salmon Fishery Management Plan now updated with identification & description of essential fish habitat.
- NOAA Fisheries publishes notice of intent to develop guidelines for safely deterring marine mammals. The agency is accepting public comments through January 15, 2015.
- In preparation for a fourth year of drought, NOAA Fisheries and federal and state partners involved in operating and regulating California’s two biggest water projects, the federal Central Valley Project & the State Water Project, developed a strategy for implementation in 2015.
- Comment period extended for Puget Sound hatchery programs draft environmental impact statement, now closing Jan. 23, 2015.
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