Revised Draft 2018 MLMA Master Plan Submitted to Fish and Game Commission

harbor at sunset
Princeton Harbor, Half Moon Bay at sunset
CDFW photo by K. Lesyna

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) recently reached an important milestone by submitting the revised draft 2018 Marine Life Management Act (MLMA) Master Plan to the Fish and Game Commission (Commission) at the February 7-8, 2018 meeting in Sacramento.

Over the past two years, CDFW staff have worked with partners and stakeholders to amend the 2001 Master Plan to consider and include updated Continue reading “Revised Draft 2018 MLMA Master Plan Submitted to Fish and Game Commission”

Updating the Master Plan for Marine Protected Areas

statewide MPA network
California’s MPA network

Editor’s Note: Updated public comment period information and meeting dates for the 2015 Master Plan for Marine Protected Areas are available in the latest Master Plan process blog post.

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) plans to update the 2008 Master Plan for Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) this year. The updated 2015 Master Plan will be a guidance document that shifts the focus from Continue reading “Updating the Master Plan for Marine Protected Areas”