US Fish and Wildlife Service - Coastal Program

The Habitat Network (HabNet) Coalition is a national alliance of conservation organizations dedicated to protecting and restoring coastal habitats across the country.

HabNet was established to:

  • Create resilient coastal communities
  • Provide a forum to share expertise and resources
  • Support collaborative habitat conservation along the coasts and
    coastal watersheds
  • Further the mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Coastal Program

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The Habitat Network (HabNet) Coalition Program Infographic

Download the HabNet brochure for a complete overview of the coalition. Interested in joining HabNet? There are no membership fees or term limits. Contact Brad Williamson for more information.

2023 Coastal Program Accomplishment Report

Learn more about the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Coastal Program and their efforts to restore wildlife habitats and to work with coastal communities to adapt to the changing ecosystem.
Read the full report

2022 Coastal Program Accomplishment Report

Coastal Program annual accomplishment report that presents 2022 project statistics as well as conservation and technical assistance project highlights.
                                                        Read the full report

HabNet Members

American Fisheries Society
American Littoral Society
Anacostia Watershed Society
Audubon of Florida
Assateague Coastkeeper
Avalonia Land Conservancy, Inc.
Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust
Casco Bay Estuary Partnership
Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Citizens for a Healthy Bay
Clinton River Watershed Council
Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana
Coastal Impact Fund
Coastal Rivers Conservation Trust
Columbia Land Trust
Columbia River Estuary Study Taskforce
Conservation Law Foundation
Delaware Riverkeeper Network
Everglades Foundation
Friends and Volunteers of Refuges – FL Keys
Friends of Scarborough Marsh

Friends of the Bay
Galveston Bay Foundation
Great Land Trust
Houston Wilderness
Institute for Applied Ecology
Kennebec Estuary Land Trust
Marin Audubon Society
Marine Resources Council of East Florida
Mass Audubon
Mattole Restoration Council
Midcoast Conservancy
Muskegon River Watershed Assembly
National Audubon Society
National Wildlife Federation
North Carolina Coastal Federation
Northwest Straits Foundation
Northwest Watershed Institute
Pacific Rivers Council
Reef Ball Foundation
Reef Innovations
Restore America’s Estuaries

Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation
Sarasota Bay Estuary Program
Save The Bay-Narragansett Bay
Save The Bay-San Francisco Bay
Save the Sound-CT Fund for the Environment
Scenic Galveston, Inc.
South Puget Sound Salmon Enhancement Group
Southern Environmental Law Center
St. Andrew Bay Resource Management Assoc, Inc.
Superior Rivers Watershed Association
Tampa Bay Watch
The Nature Conservancy
The Ocean Foundation
Tillamook Estuaries Partnership
Waterkeeper Alliance
Wildlife Forever

Additional Resources

2022 USFWS Coastal Program Accomplishments Report

2022 USFWS Urban Habitat Conservation Report

2021 USFWS Coastal Program Accomplishments Report

Nature’s Good Neighbor: Stories, lessons learned, and best practices for incorporating restoration into your natural and built environment.

Utilizing the National Wetland Inventory: Learn about how you can use the NWI for restoration projects in your region.

Coastal Program Highlights: Learn about on-the-ground project success stories from across the country.

Coastal Program 101: Get an overview of the USFWS Coastal Program from headquarters staff

Farm Bill Conservation Programs: Learn about how the Farm Bill can help your restoration goals

Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program: Find out about this funding source provided by the Coastal Program

Brochure Photo Credits:

Front Page: Volunteers planting at Summit Restoration Project, George Hatcher | L-R: Alaska mountainscape, Carl Johnson | Women working in field at New Haven Land Trust, Firefly Imageworks | Holding oysters, Charlotte Coneybeer/Unsplash | Bobwhite quail, USFWS.

Page 2:
 Alaska landscape, Firefly Imageworks

Page 3:
 Clockwise: Girls investigating, Getty Images | Capitol Hill, Firefly Imageworks | Group gathered for field session at Summit, George Hatcher | Women writing in notebook, George Hatcher | California levee breach, USFWS

Back Page:
 Top: Selawik National Wildlife Refuge, Steve Hillebrand | Bottom, L-R: Fishing boats, Susan Vineyard, iStock | Schoolyard habitat planting, USFWS | Catching a fish, Harry Collins, iStock

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