NOAA's Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management and the Coastal Services Center joined forces to become the new Office for Coastal Management. Learn more.

Coastal Programs

Coastal Zone Management

Federal and state partnership efforts with a common goal: smart coastal management.

Coral Reef Conservation

Supporting the management and science needed to preserve this resource.

Digital Coast

Look here to find coastal management data, tools, and training.

National Estuarine Research Reserves

Coastal conservation sites where conservation, science, and community education come together.


Training Courses

Improve your skills with coastal management training courses. Online or brought to your location.


Free and easy-to-use visualization software. Use it to show your community what the project will look like before you commit.