NOAA in your backyard

Get connected to NOAA guest speakers, field trips, and professional development in your area.

Postcard graphic with map showing NOAA-related icons including satellites, research vessels, fisheries, Science on a Sphere, and more symbolizing NOAA facilities and professional communicators across all 50 United States, Washington, D.C., and the U.S. territories. Find NOAA contacts near you at

NOAA has hundreds of facilities and professional communicators in offices in all 50 states, Washington, D.C., the U.S. territories of American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, as well as weather service offices in the Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of Palau, and the Republic of the Marshall Islands.

Below are links to resources in various regions of the country that would be of interest to educators:

  • Alaska region
  • Caribbean region
    Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Central region
    Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Kentucky, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Wyoming
  • Great Lakes region
    Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin, Western New York, and Western Pennsylvania
  • Gulf of Mexico region
    Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Gulf Coast Florida
  • Mid-Atlantic region
    District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia, Eastern New York, and Eastern Pennsylvania
  • Northeast region
    Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont
  • Northwest region
    Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Northern California
  • Pacific Island region
    American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Hawaiʻi, Republic of Palau, and Republic of the Marshall Islands
  • Southeast region
    Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Eastern Florida
  • Southwest region
    Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Southern California

If your region is not listed above try one of the following for general NOAA regional contacts: