The National Fish Habitat Partnership works to conserve fish habitat nationwide, leveraging federal, state, and private funding sources to achieve the greatest impact on fish populations through priority conservation projects. NFHP implements the National Fish Habitat Action Plan and supports grassroots Fish Habitat Partnerships (FHPs) across the U.S.
Habitat threats, and/or localized salmon declines and habitat degradation, have spurred the formation of several FHPs in Alaska: Mat-Su Basin Salmon Habitat Partnership, Kenai Peninsula Fish Habitat Partnership, Southwest Alaska Salmon Habitat Partnership and Southeast Alaska Fish Habitat Partnership. These FHPs help identify and fund local projects that benefit Alaska’s native fishes and their habitat.
Other FHPs of relevance to Alaska include the Western Native Trout Initiative and two candidates: North American Salmon Stronghold Partnership and Pacific Marine and Estuarine Fish Habitat Partnership.
Through A Fish's Eye:The Status of Fish Habitats in the United States 2010
NFHP Map and Data Web Tool
Alaska NFHP factsheet
Alaska FHP websites
Mat-Su Basin Salmon Habitat Partnership
Kenai Peninsula Fish Habitat Partnership
Southwest Alaska Salmon Habitat Partnership
Southeast Alaska Fish Habitat Partnership
David Wigglesworth (Alaska NFHP Coordinator for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
(907) 271-3764 or David_Wigglesworth@fws.gov
Roger Harding (Alaska NFHP Coordinator for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game)
(907) 465-4311 or firstname.lastname@example.org