After several years of hard work and negotiations, the CA Fish and Game Commission approved a network of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Southern California.
Establishing MPAs along the coast is part of a larger process required by the Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) of 1999. Surfrider Foundation worked tirelessly with diverse constituencies to help provide balanced input during the MLPA process.
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To help improve our ocean’s health and preserve coastal resources for future generations, the State has created a network of Marine Protected Area (MPAs), similar
Last week, over 700 surfers, students, divers, business owners, and elected officials turned out in record numbers to the Fish and Game Commission hearing. This hearing
Last Chance to Speak Up on South Coast Marine Protected Areas–Attend Commission Hearing on Dec 9 in LA
The ‘end of the line’ for South Coast Marine Protected Areas has arrived! Dec 9th marks the final meeting in a ‘yearlong process’, and we need you
One of the Last Chances to Provide Input on Maps for Marine Protected AreasThe MLPA Regional Stakeholder Group (the people tasked with making the maps
The majority of our chapter’s Ocean Protection efforts take place within our Climate Change committee. Meanwhile, any work involving expansion or maintenance of Marine Protected Areas (MPA), or any other form of protecting our near-coast and offshore ecosystems, would be a chapter-wide effort led by our staff Policy Manager. Check out our Climate Change page below, or start HERE to learn more about Surfrider’s Ocean Protection Initiative.