Marine Life Protection Act North Coast Study Region

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Planning and Research, Office of (Office of Planning and Research)
Document Title
Marine Life Protection Act North Coast Study Region
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preperation

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

916 653 4899


Mendocino Humboldt Del Norte
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
Cumulative Effects Landuse Wetland/Riparian Water Quality Vegetation Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Schools/Universities Recreation/Parks Public Services Economics/Jobs Coastal Zone Biological Resources Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Agricultural Land
Reviewing Agencies
State Lands Commission Native American Heritage Commission California Coastal Commission California Department of Boating and Waterways California Department of Parks and Recreation Caltrans, Division of Transportation Planning Department of Conservation Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1 Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality Statewide Health Planning
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