Tag Archives: research

Join our Estuary Working Group!

December 11th, 2020

MPA update: Sport anglers reel in fisheries data

November 24th, 2020

Over the last two decades, California created a unique network of marine protected areas across the state with the intention of cultivating healthy ocean ecosystems. But because the act limited fishing and other activities in certain areas, it was met with skepticism by many recreational anglers. “Historically, there’s been a sensitive or delicate relationship between […]

MPA Update: Fishing communities discuss protected areas impacts

October 19th, 2020

“We’re getting hit from all sides,” says a fisherman from Crescent City during a virtual focus group discussion. “If it isn’t the environment, it’s management.” Over the last decade, California established an extensive network of marine protected areas (MPAs) along the coast. In hopes of providing respites where ecosystems can grow undisturbed, these MPAs set […]

Can anyone be a scientist? Student Research on Citizen Science in Coral Reef Research

March 7th, 2016

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> Hello! I am looking for YOU to participate in this survey if you have recently been a part of, or served as a mentor in, a coral reef-related citizen science program. This survey is being used for student research by an undergraduate at Stetson University, FL. […]