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December 13, 2019

Funding Opportunity

The Ocean Protection Council is pleased to announce a funding opportunity for projects focused on outreach and education to improve compliance with marine protected area (MPA) regulations in California: 2020 Marine Protected Area Outreach and Education Small Grants Program The […]

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November 22, 2019

Public Comment Solicitation

OPC is accepting public comment on the Draft 2020 – 2025 Strategic Plan to Protect California’s Coast and Ocean. Comments can be submitted by email to COPCpublic@resources.ca.gov and must be received by 5pm on December 13, 2019.

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October 30, 2019

OPC is Hiring a Senior Environmental Scientist

The California Ocean Protection Council (OPC) is hiring a Senior Environmental Scientist (Specialist) to lead its Marine Protected Area (MPA) Program.  OPC is a Cabinet-level state policy body that works to ensure healthy coastal and ocean ecosystems by advancing innovative, […]

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September 23, 2019

In Memoriam: Adrian Dahood-Fritz

The staff at OPC are devastated at the loss of our friend and colleague Adrian Dahood-Fritz, and her husband Andrew Fritz, who were both victims of the catastrophic Conception dive boat accident that occurred on September 2, 2019. Adrian was […]

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April 29, 2019

CA Co-authors Opposition Letter to Proposed Federal CZMA Rulemaking

California recently co-authored a letter to U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross opposing proposed Federal rulemaking to streamline the Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) consistency review process. The CZMA is our country’s foundational coastal and marine management legislation. The proposed […]

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