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We are about to wrap up our 2015 survey season with our most challenging expedition of the year, the North Coast MPA Baseline Assessment. Af
MPA monitoring is an inspiring story of how we pull together as a human network to establish California as the global leader in coupling ocean health management with groundbreaking science.
We now have teams of citizen scientists in the region who can continue monitoring, building capacity is an essential element of creating a sustainable monitoring program.
We created a new snapshot of kelp forests in the region, and a network of researchers, students, and citizens who are mobilized to track this ecosystem into the future.