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February 12, 2024

Ocean Protection Council Meeting – February 29, 2024 – Teleconference and Public Forum

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 28, 2024.

Categories: Event, Ocean Acidification, OPC meetings, Public Comment Opportunity, Strategic Goal 1: Climate Change, Strategic Goal 3: Biodiversity, Sustainable Fisheries and Marine Ecosystems



February 9, 2024

OPC’s Environmental Justice Small Grants Program – Opens March 11, 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 […]

Categories: Equity and Environmental Justice, Funding Opportunities and Updates, Strategic Goal 2: Equity



January 19, 2024

State of California Sea Level Rise Guidance: 2024 Science and Policy Update – Draft Released for Public Comment – Deadline Extended to March 8

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 […]

Categories: Public Comment Opportunity, Report Release, Sea-Level Rise, Strategic Goal 1: Climate Change





December 21, 2023

New Technical Advisory Panel Will Provide Scientific Guidance on 30×30 for Coastal Waters

A Science-informed Approach to 30×30  California’s coast and ocean are threatened by the twin crises of climate change and biodiversity loss. Conserving 30% of our coastal waters by 2030 (the “30×30” initiative) will help build resilience to climate change and […]

Categories: 30x30, Climate Change, Marine Protected Areas, Strategic Goal 1: Climate Change, Strategic Goal 2: Equity, Strategic Goal 3: Biodiversity, Tribal Stewardship





December 6, 2023

Secretary Speaker’s Series A Special Conversation with Rosanna Xia: California Against the Sea

Monday, December 11, 2023Noon to 1:00 PMVia Zoom Join us for a special conversation, hosted by California Natural Resources Agency, with Pulitzer Prize finalist and Los Angeles Times environmental reporter, Rosanna Xia as she shares insights from her brand-new book […]

Categories: Climate Change, Equity and Environmental Justice, Event, Marine Pollution, Outreach and Education, Plastic Pollution, Sea-Level Rise, Strategic Goal 1: Climate Change, Strategic Goal 2: Equity, Strategic Goal 3: Biodiversity, Sustainable Fisheries and Marine Ecosystems, Water Quality



November 16, 2023

Ocean Protection Council Meeting – December 12, 2023 – Teleconference and Public Forum

The Ocean Protection Council will hold a hybrid public meeting via teleconference and in a public forum at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, December 12, 2023. The agenda and meeting materials are available.

Categories: Event, Funding Opportunities and Updates, OPC meetings, Public Comment Opportunity, Strategic Goal 1: Climate Change, Strategic Goal 2: Equity, Strategic Goal 3: Biodiversity, Strategic Goal 4: Sustainable Blue Economy