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Website last updated February 17, 2015.
Pacific Marine and Estuarine
Fish Habitat Partnership
The Pacific Marine and Estuarine Fish Habitat Partnership (PMEP) is one of 19 nationally recognized partnerships that seeks to advance regional and national goals relating to juvenile fish habitat. PMEP supports existing efforts in targeted priority areas and encourages new efforts to:
Protect and maintain intact and healthy aquatic systems
Our vision is to provide for healthy native fish populations in functional, resilient estuarine and nearshore marine ecosystems in California, Oregon, and Washington.
Our mission is to work with partners to protect, enhance, and restore ecological processes and habitats within estuaries and nearshore marine environments to sustain healthy native fish communities and support sustainable human uses that depend on healthy fish populations.
Our priorities are to protect, restore, and enhance:
US Fish and Wildlife Service Region 1 | NOAA Fisheries - Southwest Region, Northwest Region |
US Forest Service Regions 5 and 6 | South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve | Makah Tribe | Yurok Tribal Fisheries Program | California Department of Fish and Game | Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife | Washington Department of Ecology | Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife | Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission | The Nature Conservancy