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.

Recent Projects

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

MPA Mobile Cart: Working with Natural Bridges State Park on developing 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 Speakers Bureau: Develop a MPA speakers’ training program and provide presentations to target groups that would benefit from greater MPA awareness and understanding. Working in collaboration and funding from the Catalina MPA Collaborative.

MPA Outreach Toolkits