Ocean, Great Lakes and Coastal Program

Interior is one of our Nation’s principal stewards for our oceans, Great Lakes and coastal resources, Interior recognizes the vital connection between the health of our Nation’s natural resources and human health and economy.

Vision: Our Ocean, Great Lakes, and Coasts are healthy and resilient, valued and prosperous, safe and accessible for current and future generations.
Mission: To uphold stewardship responsibilities through increased understanding, conservation, responsible use, and collaborative science-based management.