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OPC worked with the State Sea Level Rise Collaborative (SLR Collaborative) to provide the first update to the State Agency Sea Level Rise Action Plan for California (Action Plan). Originally released in 2022, the Action Plan is a five-year plan to […]
The Ocean Protection Council will hold a hybrid public meeting via teleconference and in a public forum at 1 p.m. on Thursday, February 29, 2024. The agenda and meeting materials are available. Revised February 23, 2024.
Through an exciting partnership with Justice Outside, OPC’s pilot Environmental Justice (EJ) Small Grants program, will officially launch in March 2024! OPC’s Equity Plan highlights the importance of advancing more inclusive and accessible funding pathways to broaden opportunities for sustainable […]
State of California Sea Level Rise Guidance: 2024 Science and Policy Update – Draft Released for Public Comment
OPC is pleased to release the draft State of California Sea Level Rise Guidance: 2024 Science and Policy Update (Guidance), which will update and replace the previous 2018 State of California Sea-Level Rise Guidance. This report consists of the best […]
We are hiring an Environmental Scientist (Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture Program Manager) to help advance strategic priorities related to sustainable fisheries and aquaculture, resilient fishing communities, and thriving fish and wildlife populations in California. The Environmental Scientist will work in […]
We are hiring an Administration and Finance Manager to lead OPC’s grants and contracts administration, budgets, fiscal drills and analysis, accounting, and other administrative duties, as needed. Applicants should have experience managing state and organizational budgets, accounting, processing invoices, and […]
Our Strategic Priorities
Our work is guided by the Strategic Plan to Protect California’s Coast and Ocean: 2020-2025, with a focus on four strategic goals. Click on a goal below to learn more about the partnerships and projects shifting that vision into a reality.
Safeguard Coastal and Marine Ecosystems and Communities in the Face of Climate Change
Advance Equity Across Ocean and Coastal Policies and Actions
Enhance Coastal and Marine Biodiversity
Support Ocean Health through a Sustainable Blue Economy