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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.

Climate Change

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

Blue Economy

Support Ocean Health through a Sustainable Blue Economy

Annual Coast and Ocean Report

We are committed to reporting annually on implementation of our strategic priorities and providing an overview of critical issues impacting California’s coast and ocean. Read our 2023 Annual State of the Coast and Ocean Report for a retrospective of activities and accomplishments, plus indicators that provide a snapshot of ocean health in California.