ocean habitats

Make Plans to Attend MPA Day Management Review Forum

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”

Available Now! MPA Decadal Management Review Report

cover of the Decadal Management ReviewThe 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”

New CDFW Squid Fishery Advisory Committee Seeks Members

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”

CDFW Seeks Nominees for Ocean Resources Enhancement and Hatchery Program Scientific Advisory Committee

A white seabass being measured at the dock
A white seabass being measured at the dock.
CDFW photo by K. Lesyna

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”

Celebrate World Oceans Day with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife!

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!”