PMEP is pleased to announce the award of over $230,000 to the following five fish habitat restoration projects for 2022.
- Sequalitchew Creek Estuary Restoration Design Alternatives
- Polnell Point Armor Removal and Restoration
- Aiston Preserve Nearshore Restoration
- Eelgrass restoration in Washington & Oregon
- Zangle Cove Restoration
These projects represent important conservation priorities of PMEP, restoring eelgrass, nearshore sediment transport processes, and habitat connectivity. The projects were evaluated by a PMEP review panel and the PMEP Steering Committee and the board of the National Fish Habitat Partnership against PMEP and national conservation priorities. Funding comes from the National Fish Habitat Partnership and will be managed through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Since 2006, the National Fish Habitat Partnership has supported over 1,000 projects benefiting fish habitats in all 50 states. The National Fish Habitat Partnership works to conserve fish habitats nationwide; leveraging federal, state, tribal, and private funding resources to achieve the greatest impact on fish populations through priority conservation projects of 20 regionally-based Fish Habitat Partnerships.