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July 1, 2022

MPA Monitoring Series: Ask the Researcher, Part 2: Ocean Observing Systems and Sandy Beach Ecosystems 

June marked the second set of OPC’s “Ask the Researcher” MPA monitoring webinar series! In the 3rd and 4th webinars, we discussed Ocean Conditions Observing Systems and Sandy Beaches and Surf Zone Ecosystems. To learn more about this exciting summer series, […]

Categories: Marine Protected Areas, Outreach and Education, Strategic Goal 3: Biodiversity


June 16, 2022

MPA Monitoring Series: Ask the Researcher, Part 1: Kelp and Rocky Intertidal Ecosystems

OPC’s “Ask the Researcher” MPA monitoring webinar series officially launched in May! This summer series highlights key monitoring results from the marine protected area (MPA) monitoring program, connecting audience members directly to California’s leading MPA scientists who describe their research […]

Categories: Kelp, Marine Protected Areas, Outreach and Education, Strategic Goal 3: Biodiversity


May 4, 2022

MPA Monitoring Series: Ask the Researcher

Bring your questions! Join us as we unpack the results of the latest state-funded MPA long-term monitoring projects through an 8-part virtual summer webinar series. Researchers from 24 universities, agencies and institutions across California worked closely with the California Department […]

Categories: Marine Protected Areas, Outreach and Education, Strategic Goal 3: Biodiversity


December 9, 2021

Prop 68 Climate Resilience Miniseries Episode 15: South Orange County Regional Coastal Resilience Strategic Plan

“Any type of solution to shoreline erosion and sea level rise will take a regional effort” – Susan Brodeur Today we are at Capistrano Beach in South Orange County talking with some of the members of the collaborative Prop 68 […]

Categories: Equity and Environmental Justice, Grant Projects, Outreach and Education, Sea-Level Rise, Strategic Goal 1: Climate Change, Strategic Goal 2: Equity


December 7, 2021

Prop 68 Climate Resilience Miniseries Episode 14: Stinson Beach Adaptation and Resilience Collaboration

“The technical sea level rise studies we’ve completed to-date have shown the coastal hazard impacts we can expect in the coming decades – and that gives us the ability to share that information with the people who are going to […]

Categories: Climate Change, Grant Projects, Outreach and Education, Sea-Level Rise, Strategic Goal 1: Climate Change


November 4, 2021

Prop 68 Climate Resilience Miniseries Episode 13: Trinidad Community Coastal Resiliency Planning Project

“We would like our project to be an example of how to invite tribal entities to participate in and be integral to a collaborative coastal resilience planning process. The Trinidad area has three strong tribal entities that take a very […]

Categories: Climate Change, Grant Projects, Outreach and Education, Sea-Level Rise, Strategic Goal 1: Climate Change, Strategic Goal 2: Equity, Tribal Engagement


November 2, 2021

Prop 68 Climate Resilience Miniseries Episode 12: Wiyot Climate Change Adaptation Plan

(Intro to the series here) “Sea level rise will affect everybody and everything… We need to spread the word and work together.”  – Hilanea Wilkinson Today we are in the ancestral territory of the Wiyot, in what is now known as […]

Categories: Climate Change, Grant Projects, Outreach and Education, Sea-Level Rise, Strategic Goal 1: Climate Change, Strategic Goal 2: Equity, Tribal Engagement


October 7, 2021

Prop 68 Climate Resilience Miniseries Episode 11: Evaluating Sea Level Rise Adaptation Planning in Coastal California

(Intro to the series here) “I hope we don’t fall into reactionary status quo.. but rather, take some bold steps in planning actions to try to adapt to sea-level rise in ways that might be a good bet.” – Charles Lester […]

Categories: Climate Change, Grant Projects, Outreach and Education, Sea-Level Rise, Strategic Goal 1: Climate Change


October 5, 2021

Prop 68 Climate Resilience Miniseries Episode 10: Developing a San Diego Regional Coastal Resilience Roadmap

(Intro to the series here) “By working together to develop a shared understanding of the risks we face as well as to prioritize the actions we can take to address them, we can be better prepared for the challenges that lie […]

Categories: Climate Change, Equity and Environmental Justice, Grant Projects, Outreach and Education, Strategic Goal 1: Climate Change, Strategic Goal 2: Equity


September 28, 2021

Announcing Our New Sea Level Rise Campaign to Shore Up California!

(SACRAMENTO, California) – The California Natural Resources Agency today launched the nation’s first statewide campaign to raise awareness about the urgent threat that sea level rise poses to coastal and inland communities. Dubbed “The Ocean Is Moving In,” the campaign […]

Categories: Climate Change, Outreach and Education, Sea-Level Rise, Strategic Goal 1: Climate Change