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Call for West Coast Fisheries Scientist Nominations: Ocean Protection Council Science Advisory Team

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> The Ocean Protection Council (OPC) ...

Now available: “The Science of Climate Adaptation in California” OPC-SAT Workshop Proceedings, May 23, 2017

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> We are pleased to share with you the ...
Exploring California’s Marine Protected Areas: Elkhorn Slough

Exploring California’s Marine Protected Areas: Elkhorn Slough

California estuaries, with their tidal flats, coastal marsh, eelgrass and brackish water are special places where ...

Sharing results from Marine Protected Area monitoring on the North Coast

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> Humboldt State University's Marine and ...

Bioblitz Events Happening Across the State

Photo Credit: Cristiane Livsey **The following information was taken directly from the California Academy ...

Ocean Protection Council Announces Small Grants Program

UPDATE (8/7/2015): On 7/21 and 7/25, two identical "RFP Informational Overview" webinars were presented for those ...

Exploring Ecological Risk Assessments to Support Fisheries Management in California

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p>  Over the past 18-months, Ocean Science ...
Exploring California’s Marine Protected Areas: Point Arena State Marine Reserve and Point Arena State Marine Conservation Area

Exploring California’s Marine Protected Areas: Point Arena State Marine Reserve and Point Arena State Marine Conservation Area

Occasionally warm and sunny, but more often cool and shrouded in a layer of fog, the Point Arena headland is a ...
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