Innovative Distance Learning Program Helps Students Discover the California MPA Network

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PORTS interpreter, Crystal Cove State Park

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife and California State Parks have teamed up to teach California students about the state’s network of marine protected areas (MPAs). Through the power of live videoconferencing and online interactive Continue reading “Innovative Distance Learning Program Helps Students Discover the California MPA Network”

Final 2013 Commercial Landings Reports Now Available

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Commercial fishing vessels
photo courtesy NOAA

The final California Commercial Landings and Commercial Passenger Fishing Vessel reports for 2013 have been posted to the CDFW website.

Reports dating back to the year 2000 can also be found online. These reports are used widely by the fishing industry here and abroad to monitor trends in fishing and the economics of California’s commercial fishing efforts.


post by Jana Robertson, CDFW Management Services Technician