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.

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New and Noteworthy

Wrapping Up the North Central Coast MPA Baseline Program!

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> The last twelve months have been an ...

Science Advisory Team advances work of the West Coast Ocean Acidification & Hypoxia Science Panel

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> Ocean acidification poses a real threat ...

Coordinated California Coastal BioBlitz set for June 2016

Coordinated California Coastal BioBlitz set for June 2016 Dust off your rubber boots. Dig out your Chacos or ...

Snapshot Cal Coast: A Coordinated Coastal BioBlitz on the California Coast June 4th-12th 2016

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> Snapshot Cal CoastA Coordinated ...

Soaking up sun and smarts at the MARINe Workshop

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> Here at Ocean Science Trust, we celebrate

U.S. EPA’s 2016 Recreational Waters Conference Features a Session on Citizen Science

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> Preserving and restoring water quality ...

The State of the California North Central Coast

The State of the California North Central Coast By Dina Liebowitz, Associate Scientist, California Ocean Science

Guest Post: Tarrant Seautelle, MPA Watch Statewide Coordinator

Guest Post: Tarrant Seautelle, MPA Watch Statewide Coordinator This past week was an exciting one for MPA ...

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.