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Outdoor Classroom or Schoolyard Habitat
Climate Change
Strategic Habitat Conservation
Gulf Coast Restoration Initiative
Working Lands for Wildlife
Island Conservation

Definition: Select the check box, if the project is located on an island or directly benefits an island (e.g., wave break for a barrier island), and provide a brief description of how the project benefits the island ecosystem. Recognizing the importance of island ecosystems, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service along with Island Conservation and other partners adopted the Island Restoration Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote conservation on islands. Although this MOU specifically focuses on invasive species, the Service is documenting all our conservation activities on islands.

Use: This information will support interagency information requests, as well as outreach materials.

Ocean/MarineDefinition:   Check this box if the project is done in a marine or tidal environment (NOTE: waters of the Great Lakes are considered marine), and/or if the primary project purpose is to benefit a marine ecosystem or species.  Provide a brief description of how the project benefits the marine ecosystem/species. Consider describing how the project may have social or cultural benefits as well (e.g., improved fishing). Some project examples include; oyster reefs, coral reefs, sea grass beds, and mangroves.  Other projects could include those done within a Coral Reef Task Force watershed, marine debris removal, or projects done specifically for a marine species (e.g. fish passage projects for salmon).  

Use: This information will support interagency reporting requirements on marine debris, ocean acidification, marine mammals, and US Coral Reef Task Force working groups, as well as to outreach materials.

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative