Whether we live on the coast or not, each of us have a connection or story about our ocean, what it means to our lives and it’s important to our community. Often, the stories left untold are those that highlight the important work and partnerships of state and federal agencies to ensure our ocean health and economy are sustained.
We invite you to read stories from communities across the US, and welcome you to share your own as well:
Share Your Story
Tell us why the ocean is important to your community. What would happen in your community without support from agencies like NOAA? What concerns do you have about the ocean?
Complete the form below to share your story with us.