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About Us

The NOAA Fisheries Office of Habitat Conservation protects, restores, and promotes stewardship of coastal and marine habitat to support our nation's fisheries for future generations.

Our vision is healthy and sustainable habitat that provides a range of benefits for abundant fish and wildlife, commercial and recreational opportunities, and resilient coastal communities that can withstand hurricanes, flooding, and other threats.

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Programs and Activities

The pressure is on. Development, climate change, and other stressors are causing coastal habitat degradation and loss around the country. We strive to address these issues through our programs and activities, which directly support the nation’s communities and economy.