Empowering California's Coastal Communities

in the stewardship of California’s marine protected areas

Upcoming Events

October 23: Catalina Educator Symposium

November 4: Central California Coastal Wildlife Disturbance Symposium

November 5: Golden Gate MPA Collaborative Meeting

November 6: Orange County Marine Protected Area Compliance Priorities Workshop

New Study Released on the Success of CA's MPAs

Early results suggest California’s network of marine protected areas (MPAs) is showing signs of success¬†in the form of more and larger fish and invertebrates.

We are a network of…

600+ members

385 represented organizations

14 Collaboratives

…working together to steward California’s 124+ marine protected areas (MPAs)

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

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