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Going to the Coast? Bring Some Respect!

Going to the Coast? Bring Some Respect!

Spending a day at the coast is an amazing way to recharge, spend time with friends and have fun! Outdoor ...
MPA Watch announces new statewide coordinator

MPA Watch announces new statewide coordinator

Content provided by MPA WatchMPA Watch is excited to announce that we have a new statewide coordinator, Lisa ...
Taking a local look: Updates from Collaborative members Fall 2021

Taking a local look: Updates from Collaborative members Fall 2021

Fun Tip for Inclusive Docenting Craig Noke, a Monterey MPA Collaborative Member and volunteer extraordinaire, can ...
Ocean Protection Council approves two projects designed to benefit California’s MPA network

Ocean Protection Council approves two projects designed to benefit California’s MPA network

Content provided by our partners at the Ocean Protection Council On September 14, the Ocean Protection Council ...
Get Involved: MPA Decadal Management Review

Get Involved: MPA Decadal Management Review

A special edition MPA Collaborative Network newsletter highlighting the upcoming MPA Decadal Management Review, ...
MPA Compliance Initiative Update – Fall 2021

MPA Compliance Initiative Update – Fall 2021

The MPA Collaborative Network’s Compliance Initiative, supported by Ocean Protection Council (OPC) Once-Through ...
Bring MPAs to life with bilingual coloring and activity books featuring augmented reality experiences

Bring MPAs to life with bilingual coloring and activity books featuring augmented reality experiences

The Marine Protected Area (MPA) Bilingual Coloring and Activity Books are great fun for kids of all ages (yes, ...

Liaison Update #4 for the Pipeline P00547 Incident in Orange County

The Unified Command continues its response to a crude oil spill in the vicinity of Orange County. Cleanup and ...
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