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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v.2.0 of Shark Observer App for Androids Available for Free Download

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Join us at the 2015 Citizen Science Association Conference!

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Bringing the Ocean to the Airwaves

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Ocean Sanctuaries to Present ‘Identifying Sevengill Sharks with ‘Wildbook’ ‘ at Citizen Science Association Conference

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Join ‘Citizen Scientists of the Ocean’ on Facebook

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MPA Collaboratives Build Local Partnerships for Ocean Conservation

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Talking Fish Over Pizza

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Golden Gate MPA Alliance forms work group to communicate, educate and help compliance with local MPAS

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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.