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.
Snapshot Day Reports
Findings from the Snapshot Day water quality monitoring of rivers and streams that flow into MBNMS.
First Flush Monitoring Reports
Findings from the First Flush monitoring conducted in San Mateo, Santa Cruz, and Monterey Counties.
Agricultural Water Quality Alliance (AWQA) Blog
Learn about practices that support farmlands, while improving water quality of marine systems.
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 Sheets
Incentive based vessel speed reduction to cut air pollution and protect endangered blue whales.
Whale Population Survey Maps
Maps of whale sightings in the Santa Barbara Channel, CA
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
A CMSF hosted site highlighting information and educational resources for California's network of 124 marine protected areas.
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
A website highlighting insightful information on impacts California and its' residents and visitors may face in the coming decades due to 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 working in support of California's marine protected area (MPA) network since implementation began in 2007.
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) Signage (2023)
An assessment of the efficacy of MPA signage in increasing awareness of MPAs and encouraging compliance with MPA regulations among coastal visitors.
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.
BOEM-Funded Vulnerability Index for Marine Mammals and Sea Turtles Off the U.S. West Coast to Offshore Wind Energy.