San Francisco Surfrider Foundation

Additional Resources

California Dept. of Fish with and Wildlife
California’s coast and ocean are among our most treasured resources. The productivity, wildness, and beauty found here is central to California’s identity, heritage, and economy. 

California MPAs
Empowering California’s Coastal Communities in the stewardship of California’s marine protected areas

Different types of Marine Protected Areas
California is the first state in the nation to establish a system of MPAs – similar to national parks and forests on land – to protect and restore ocean habitats and increase the health, productivity, and resilience of ocean ecosystems.

MPA Collaborative Network
Empowering California’s Coastal Communities in the stewardship of California’s marine protected areas.

MPA Interpretive Videos
Several 10-17 minute films have been produced to highlight the MPAs in the Central California Coast region with the assistance of Kip Evans from Mountain and Sea Productions.