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FY 2014 NOAA Preserve America Initiative Internal Funding Program - Funded Projects

The NOAA Preserve America Initiative Internal Funding Program (PAIIF) is pleased to announce the 2014 PAIIF recipients.

Each project leverages heritage to communicate how NOAA's products and services are relevant to the public we serve while enhancing a community's own heritage. The projects selected this year represent great diversity in scope, geography, and preservation. The projects include: 

 

Mariner’s Signposts: The U.S. Coast Survey’s Florida Reef Beacons
Project Lead: Brenda Altmeier, Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary,
Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, Key Largo, FL
National Ocean Service

 

USCS Robert J. Walker Memorial
Project Lead: Dr. James P. Delgado, Maritime Heritage Program,
Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, Silver Spring, MD
National Ocean Service

 

Establishing a Statewide Michigan Great Lakes Fisheries Heritage Trail: Preserving and Promoting Fisheries History through Coastal Tourism and Great Lakes Literacy
Project Lead: Jeff Gray, Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary,
Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, Alpena, MI
National Ocean Service

 

Unlocking Secrets of the Deep: Creating a Marine Technology Exhibit to Highlight Career Paths and Encourage Stewardship
Project Lead: Russ Green, Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary,
Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, Alpena, MI
National Ocean Service

 

Old Oregon Inlet Life Saving Station: Promoting History through Partnership
Project Lead: Lauren Heesemann, Monitor National Marine Sanctuary,
Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, Wanchese, NC
National Ocean Service

 

Remembering the Birthplace of West Coast Tuna Fishing and Canning:
Oral Histories from the Tuna Pioneers of San Pedro and Terminal Island, California
Project Lead: Jennifer Isé, West Coast Regional Office, Long Beach, CA
National Marine Fisheries Service

 

Interpreting NOAA’s Whaling Heritage through the Charles W. Morgan’s 38th Voyage
Project Lead: Matthew Lawrence, Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary,
National Marine Sanctuaries Office, Scituate, MA
National Ocean Service

 

Recreational Fishermen of the Greater Tampa Bay Voices from the Fisheries Project
Project Lead: Christina Package-Ward, Southeast Regional Office, St. Petersburg, FL
National Marine Fisheries Service

 

The Preservation of the Origin and History of NOAA’s Atlantic Oceanographic
and Meteorological Laboratory
Project Lead: Erica Rule, Atlantic Oceanographic & Meteorological Laboratory, Miami, FL
Office of Atmospheric Research

 

Voices from the Working Waterfront: Oral Histories around the Nation
Project Lead: Kenneth Walker, Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, Silver Spring, MD
National Ocean Service


Click here for more detailed information on the 2014 NOAA PAIIF funded projects.

For additional information, contact NOAAPAIIFinquiries@noaa.gov.