Empowering California's Coastal Communities

in the stewardship of California’s marine protected areas

MPA Collaborative Network COVID-19 Response

The health and wellbeing of all MPA Collaborative Network members and partners is of the utmost importance to us. Therefore, following CDC recommendations of social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Collaborative Network events will primarily be held using virtual video conference technology.

Upcoming Events

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New and Noteworthy

North Coast – State of the Region Report and Fishing Communities Snapshot Now Available!

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> We are thrilled to announce the release ...

JOIN US Nov. 1 in Sacramento for an OPC Workshop on California’s Great White Sharks

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> Ocean Protection Council Workshops focus ...
Blue Earth Delivers Fundraising Webinar

Blue Earth Delivers Fundraising Webinar

On October 4th, Blue Earth Consultants hosted a fundraising webinar for MPA Collaborative co-chairs. The goal ...

6th International Marine Debris Conference: Call for Abstracts

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> The 6th International Marine Debris ...

EcoNews Report Podcast: North Coast Marine Protected Area Baseline Monitoring

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> Check out this edition of the ...
Join us! North Coast MPA Community Gatherings, November 1-3

Join us! North Coast MPA Community Gatherings, November 1-3

Local ocean community members are invited to attend upcoming community gatherings that will be held in ...

Coming Soon: Community Gatherings to Share Information on North Coast MPAs

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> Join California Department of Fish and ...

Introducing the North Coast Snapshot Series!

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> We are excited to announce the first ...

What is the MPA Collaborative Network?

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.