Measure CO-432.N11 Metadata


Most Recent Measure Description:
ACS Code:CO-432.N11
PERS Code:202
Measure Key Words:NEP acres habitat protected or restored
Measure Language:Working with partners, protect or restore additional acres of habitat within the study areas for the 28 estuaries that are part of the National Estuary Program (NEP).
Goal, Objective and Subobjective:2.2.2: Improve Coastal and Ocean Waters
Measure Type:Target
ACS Shareholder:Regions 1,2,3,4,6,9,10
Comments:The FY12 Planning Target is higher than the Regional aggregates because the planning target aligns with the target included in the FY12 budget.


Type of Measure *Yes/NoFY09FY10FY11FY12
NPGYes100,000(National); 46,121(Regional)100,000(National); 44,089(Regional)100,000(National); 43,504(Regional)100,000 (National); 43,092 (Regional)
Budget (target)Yes100,000100,000100,000100,000
Strategic PlanYes   600,000
KPINo   n/a
ARRANo   n/a
StateGrantNon/an/an/an/a
* Note: The figures for all budget measures are targets. The figures for all the other types of measures are commitments established during the development of the National Water Program Guidance.


Office Information:
Office Lead:OWOW
Contact:Bernice Smith, EPA Office of Wetlands, Oceans, and Watersheds: smith.bernicel@epa.gov | (202) 566-1244


Most Recent Measure Definition (From FY2010 or FY2010, if available):
Terms and Phrases:Partners are governmental, non-governmental, and private sector entities that work with the NEPs to help implement their Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP). Protect refers to preserving areas through acquisition, conservation easements, deed restrictions, etc. Restore refers to the return of habitat to a close approximation of its prior condition. Habitat means aquatic and terrestrial areas within the NEP study area. An estuary is a partially enclosed body of water along the coast where freshwater from rivers and streams meet and mix with salt water from the ocean.
Methodology for Computation of Results:Each NEP gathers data from their partners and reports it to the respective EPA regional office. On or about September 1, the NEPs enter their habitat data into NEPORT. Regions do not enter data into NEPORT. Regions complete a QA/QC review of that data within two weeks. This QA/QC may include comments back to an NEP to redo their submission before the Region “approves” the data. After Regional review, HQ conducts a brief examination to finalize and approve all the data 2 weeks after Regional approval. Regions should NOT use the final QA/QC data for reporting in ACS until September 30.
Units:Acres
Universe:n/a.
Baseline:449,241 acres (FY 2005) of habitat that has been protected or restored.


Most Recent Regional Measure Results Trend Data (From FY2010 End of Year Report, if available):
Measure Results Trend DataCO-432.N11.xls


Most Recent National Results Trend Data Chart (From FY2010 End of Year Report, if available):
Measure Results Trend Data ChartCO-432.N11.xlsx


ACS Measure History:
Fiscal YearACS CodeMeasure Description
2012CO-432.N11Working with partners, protect or restore additional acres of habitat within the study areas for the 28 estuaries that are part of the National Estuary Program (NEP).
2011CO-432.N11Working with partners, protect or restore additional acres of habitat within the study areas for the 28 estuaries that are part of the National Estuary Program (NEP).
20104.3.2Working with partners, protect or restore additional acres of habitat within the study areas for the 28 estuaries that are part of the National Estuary Program (NEP).
20094.3.2Working with partners, protect or restore additional acres of habitat within the study areas for the 28 estuaries that are part of the National Estuary Program (NEP).
20084.3.2Working with partners, protect or restore additional acres of habitat within the study areas for the 28 estuaries that are part of the National Estuary Program (NEP).
2007IV-DWorking with National Estuary Program partners, protect or restore additional acres of habitat within the study areas for the 28 estuaries that are part of the National Estuary Program (NEP).
2006IV-DNumber of additional acres of habitat within the 28 estuaries that are part of the National Estuary Program (NEP) that are protected or restored. (cumulative)
2005IV-DNumber of additional acres of habitat within the 28 estuaries that are part of the National Estuary Program (NEP) that are protected or restored. (cumulative)


Decision History: Click for measure decision details


Most Recent Data Sources and Data Quality and Limitations (From FY2011 or FY2010 V & V, if available):CO-432.N11.docx




External Links:
Congressional Justification
2010 EOY Report


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