The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) released the first Marine Protected Area (MPA) Decadal Management Review (Review) in January. The Review is a synthesis across the four pillars of the MPA Management Program and evaluates the progress of the MPA Network at meeting the goals of the Marine Life Protection Act since 2012.
If you are interested in learning more about the Review findings, or sharing information related to your contributions to the Review via a table or a poster, Continue reading “Make Plans to Attend MPA Day Management Review Forum”
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is pleased to announce that the first Marine Protected Area (MPA) Decadal Management Review (Review) report is now available!
The Review provides a synthesis of the last decade of management activities in the four pillars of the MPA Management Program and the effectiveness of the MPA Network at meeting the goals of the Marine Life Protection Act. The Review is informed by Continue reading “Available Now! MPA Decadal Management Review Report”
Market squid aggregating to bright lights at night. photo courtesy of Connor Gallagher, Nomad Island
Squid vessels at night, lights ablaze, looking for market squid in Monterey Bay. CDFW photo by C. Wilson
Squid fishing vessel towing smaller “tender” boat off Monterey. CDFW photo by C. Wilson
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife is soliciting nominations for a new Squid Fishery Advisory Committee (SFAC), which will review and provide input on potential changes to market squid fishery management. Continue reading “New CDFW Squid Fishery Advisory Committee Seeks Members”
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is requesting nominations to fill two vacancies on the Ocean Resources Enhancement and Hatchery Program (OREHP) Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC). Continue reading “CDFW Seeks Nominees for Ocean Resources Enhancement and Hatchery Program Scientific Advisory Committee”
Kelp bass and salema over an eelgrass bed in S. Calif. photo by S. Wertz
Surfer. photo by A. Van Diggelen
Wolf-eel and sea urchins off the Farallon Islands, central Calif. CDFW/MARE photo
It’s that time of year again, when people around the world celebrate the beauty, resources, and enjoyment the ocean gives us. That’s right, today, June 8th is World Oceans Day! Continue reading “Celebrate World Oceans Day with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife!”