What We Do
CMSF's YouTube Channel
Check out videos on fishing and more!
CMSF's Ag Projects YouTube
Videos and clips of farm field trips: healthy soils, oak tree restoration, and yield measurements.
CMSF's Program Overview
A listing of CMSF strategies and focus areas including water quality, agriculture, and outreach.
Agricultural Field Plastics White Paper
Outlining the issue of agricultural field plastics use and transport to waterways, recycling, disposal, and stakeholder actions.
Agricultural Water Quality Alliance (AWQA) Blog
Learn about practices that support farmlands, while improving water quality of marine systems.
Snapshot Day 2021 Report
Findings from the 21st year of Snapshot Day water quality monitoring of rivers and streams that flow into MBNMS.
MBNMS First Flush 2020
Findings from the 2020 First Flush monitoring conducted in San Mateo, Santa Cruz, and Monterey Counties.
Allianza Para La Calidad Del Aqua En La Agricultura
Obtenga más información sobre prácticas que promueven la salud de las tierras de cultivos, y la vez mejoran la calidad de los sistemas marinos
California MPA Marine Monitor (M2) Radar Project
M2 provides autonomous vessel data on vessel activity to inform public safety, resource management and emergency response.
Protecting Blue Whales and Blue Skies Fact Sheet 2020
Incentive based vessel speed reduction to cut air pollution and protect endangered blue whales.
Whale Population Surveys
Map of whale sightings in the Santa Barbara Channel, California from July to through November 2018.
Publication: Coastal Radar as a tool for continuous and fine-scale monitoring of vessel activities of interest in the vicinity of MPAs
Publication: Evaluating Adherence With Voluntary Slow Speed Initiatives to Protect Endangered Whales
Information about California's network of 120 Marine Protected Areas from Oregon to the Mexico border.
Ocean Protection Council's "The Ocean is Moving In" (YouTube)
Humorous videos about the real threat to California from Sea Level Rise
Sea Level Rise CA
Insightful information on impacts to California from sea level rise.
California MPA Education and Outreach Needs Assessment 2018
Strategies for continuing California's role as a national leader in ocean conservation.
Ten Years of California's MPAs
A report highlighting CMSF's accomplishments since MPA Network implementation.
California MPA Outreach Report 2019
Summary of efforts to infuse bait & tackle shops, ocean recreation businesses, harbors, marinas, aquaria, interpretive outlets with regulatory and interpretive MPA resources.
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Marine Protected Area (MPA) Education and Outreach Tools 2021
An efficacy assessment of select outreach tools for increasing awareness of MPAs among primary coastal user groups.