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What are you doing for Sea Otter Awareness Week?

What are you doing for Sea Otter Awareness Week?

Sea Otter Awareness Week is scheduled for September 19-25, 2021. We hope that all of you intend to celebrate the ...
Job Opportunity: Marine Restoration Director, Orange County Coastkeeper

Job Opportunity: Marine Restoration Director, Orange County Coastkeeper

Coastkeeper is seeking a Marine Restoration Director who will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of ...
Trapping Millions of ‘Zombie’ Urchins Could Restore California’s Once Mighty Kelp Forests

Trapping Millions of ‘Zombie’ Urchins Could Restore California’s Once Mighty Kelp Forests

Grant Downie is cruising through Caspar Bay, a small cove 150 miles north of San Francisco on the rugged Mendocino ...
WILDCOAST’s Coastal Leaders Internship for Indigenous Youth in San Diego County – Deadline August 27

WILDCOAST’s Coastal Leaders Internship for Indigenous Youth in San Diego County – Deadline August 27

CDFW Prepares for MPA Network Review, New Informational Web Page Available

CDFW Prepares for MPA Network Review, New Informational Web Page Available

Have you heard the news that California’s network of marine protected areas (MPAs) is approaching its 10-year ...
Beach Watch Surveyors Needed! Become a Sanctuary Volunteer and Steward of our Coast

Beach Watch Surveyors Needed! Become a Sanctuary Volunteer and Steward of our Coast

NOAA’s Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary and Greater Farallones Association needs community scientists ...
California Department of Fish and Wildlife Informational Sheet of Online MPA Resources

California Department of Fish and Wildlife Informational Sheet of Online MPA Resources

California’s Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are managed as a statewide network through the MPA Management Program. ...
Monterey County District Attorney Settles Marine Protected Area Case

Monterey County District Attorney Settles Marine Protected Area Case

Monterey, California- Monterey County District Attorney Jeannine M. Pacioni announced today that her office has ...
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