Santa Cruz

MPA Collaborative


The Santa Cruz MPA Collaborative brings together marine protected area experts from local and federal agencies, nonprofits, ocean businesses, scientific institutions, and museums.

Past Projects

MPA Exhibit: Children’s Museum of Discovery in Capitola.

MPA Mobile Cart: The Collaborative worked with Natural Bridges State Park on the development of a mobile cart that park docents will use to facilitate MPA education.

Mobile App Tour: Mobile Ranger to create five guided tours of Santa Cruz area beaches that highlight MPAs.

Current Projects

MPA Outreach Toolkits: With coordination from the California Marine Sanctuary Foundation, the Monterey MPA Collaborative is developing MPA Outreach Toolkits which will feature update area brochures and laminated maps.