Marine Life Protection Act North Coast Study Region

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish and Game Commission (California Fish and Game Commission)
Document Title
Marine Life Protection Act North Coast Study Region
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
Marine Protected Areas

Document Description
Pursuant to the Marine Life Protection Act, the CA Fish and Game Commission and the CA DFG have redesigned and re-evaluated the CA North Coast Study Region's Marine Protection Areas. The North Coast Study Region consists of State waters between the CA/Oregon border and Alder Creek near Point Arena. The MPA redesign objectives are to: increase coherence and effectiveness in protecting the State's marine life and habitats, marine ecosystems, and marine natural heritage, as well as to improve recreational, educational, and study opportunities provided by marine ecosystems.

Contact Information
Sonke Mastrup
Fish and Game Commission
PO Box 944209
Sacramento, CA 94244

Phone : (916) 653-4899


Del Norte Humboldt Mendocino
Cross Streets
Off shore CA from the CA-Oregon border to Alder Creek, near Pt. Arena

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Establish Marine Protected Areas Offshore)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: MPAs
Project Issues
Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Coastal Zone Economics/Jobs Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Wetland/Riparian Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Coastal Commission California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northern and Eureka Region 1 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality California Native American Heritage Commission California State Lands Commission

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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