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We are a “network of networks” working together to steward California’s 124+ marine protected areas (MPAs).

Upcoming Events

California Coastal Commission Meeting

California Coastal Commission Meeting

December 14,2021 All Day

Commission meetings occur once a month in different locations within California to facilitate public ...
Fish and Game Commission: Tribal Committee Meeting

Fish and Game Commission: Tribal Committee Meeting

December 14,2021 All Day

All meetings are open to the public. All meeting information, including location, time and agenda can be found ...
MPA CN’s Decadal Management Working Group Meeting

MPA CN’s Decadal Management Working Group Meeting

December 14,2021, 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Next DMR Working Group Meeting - December 14th, 2021, 9:30 - 11:30 am PT Agenda: Review an initial ...
Fish and Game Commission Meeting (Dec. 15 & 16)

Fish and Game Commission Meeting (Dec. 15 & 16)

December 15,2021 All Day

All meetings are open to the public. All meeting information, including location, time and agenda can be found ...
Monterey County MPA Collaborative Meeting

Monterey County MPA Collaborative Meeting

December 16,2021, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Please save the date for our last meeting of the year on December 16 from 1 - 3 pm. This meeting will only be ...

New and Noteworthy

Scripps-Rady Ocean Plastic Pollution Challenge & Key Findings

Scripps-Rady Ocean Plastic Pollution Challenge & Key Findings

Over the course of six months, four teams of diverse, dedicated advocates against marine debris around the globe ...
How can outdoor agencies and health care providers partner for a healthier California?

How can outdoor agencies and health care providers partner for a healthier California?

Content from Dr. Razani, researcher and pediatrician, via the Leaders for Outdoor Equity workshop ...
Summary – Meeting with State Agencies: Kelp Forests, Urchins, and Restoration – November 5, 2021

Summary – Meeting with State Agencies: Kelp Forests, Urchins, and Restoration – November 5, 2021

Meeting Notes Presenters: James Ray, California Department of Fish and Wildlife Note that Kristen Elsmore is the ...
UC Davis Team Seeking Input on Marine & Coastal Community & Citizen Science in CA

UC Davis Team Seeking Input on Marine & Coastal Community & Citizen Science in CA

A research team at the UC Davis Center for Community and Citizen Science needs your input!  They are working on a ...
NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries seeking applications for the Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program

NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries seeking applications for the Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program

The NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries is seeking applications for the Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship ...
Hiring: San Mateo County Harbor District Deputy Harbormaster

Hiring: San Mateo County Harbor District Deputy Harbormaster

The San Mateo County Harbor District has a full-time employment opportunity with excellent benefits for a Deputy ...
The Catalyst – MPA Special Edition: Newsletter for Interpretation in California State Parks

The Catalyst – MPA Special Edition: Newsletter for Interpretation in California State Parks

Just as California’s State Parks protect the state’s most valued natural and cultural resources, mostly on land, ...
MPA Collaborative Network Fall 2021 Newsletter

MPA Collaborative Network Fall 2021 Newsletter

The MPA Collaborative Network Quarterly Bulletin brings you California MPA news from local MPA Collaboratives, ...
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