Coastal America is a unique partnership of federal agencies, state and local governments, and private organizations. The partners work together to protect, preserve, and restore our nation's coasts. The partnership accomplishes tasks that no one group could accomplish alone.#BR##BR#Coastal America addresses the challenges of our coasts by leveraging the capabilities and expertise of all the partners to solve local and regional coastal problems, and encourage ocean literacy and stewardship. This is accomplished by sharing information, pooling resources, and combining management skills and technical expertise. With federal, state, and local partners working together, there is a wealth of expertise and services available to Coastal America projects. This results in cost-effective, innovative solutions.