Securing a healthy, resilient, and productive ocean for the benefit of everyone who relies upon, uses, and enjoys California's oceans and coasts

A bold approach to managing our future

California has identified five priorities for ocean resource management and conservation, and is committed to an inclusive, transparent, and partnership-based approach to addressing them. The statewide network of MPAs can be put to work to advance each priority; we all have a role to play. Learn more about the science partnerships and collaborations tackling these challenges.