Empowering Coastal Communities

We promote stewardship of California’s marine protected areas by channeling the energy and resources of local experts into fourteen coastal collaboratives.


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We are a network of… 

600+ Members

385 represented organizations

14 Collaboratives

…working to steward California’s 124+ marine protected areas

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The Collaborative Network provides structure for addressing local ocean management needs.