To understand the MLPA process please see the excellent .pdf presentation by Ray Hiemstra of the Orange County Coastkeepers. Click here Marine Life Protection Act.pdf to download it.
The South Coast Region MLPA process is near implementation. Marine Protected Areas have been determined and we expect, after review by the Office of Administrative Law, final adoption by the Fish and Game Commission in the Fall, 2011. The latest news can be found here: http://www.dfg.ca.gov/mlpa/southcoast.asp.
Download a study on recreational fishing and Marine life populations in CA here.
“Our past, our present, and whatever remains of our future, absolutely depend on what we do now.”
We are honored that Sylvia Earle would enthusiastically wear a "Reserve Laguna" button to indicate her support for our efforts.
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