California State Coastal Conservancy

The Coastal Conservancy is a State agency established in 1976 to protect and improve natural lands and waterways, help people get to and enjoy the outdoors, and sustain local economies along the length of California’s coast and around San Francisco Bay. Learn more »

About The Coastal Conservancy

About: The Coastal Conservancy protects coastal resources and helps the public to enjoy them. This page has information about us, including the Coastal Conservancy Board, Strategic Plan, Jobs.

Climate Ride

Projects: The Coastal Conservancy is actively supporting hundreds of projects along the coast and around the San Francisco Bay Area, learn more about our projects and programs.

Climate Ready Programs

Climate: Climate change is having profound impacts on California’s coastal resources. The Coastal Conservancy is leading many efforts to prepare for and reduce these impacts.

San Clemente Coastal Trail

Grants: Information about current grant opportunities and resources for grant applicants are posted on this page.

San Francisco India Basin

Meetings: The Coastal Conservancy meets 5-6 times a year around the state, upcoming meeting agendas and past meeting archives are posted on here along with information about other public meetings held by the Conservancy.

SCC/OPC Project Viewer

SCC Project Viewer

Latest News

  • Proposition 1 Grants
    The Conservancy has released the Proposal Solicitation for the next round Prop 1 grants. These grants fund multi-benefit ecosystem and watershed protection and restoration projects. Priority project types include: water sustainability improvements, anadromous fish habitat enhancement, wetland restoration and urban greening. Grant applications are due to the Coastal Conservancy on March 31, 2016. Applicants must […] (Read more on Proposition 1 Grants...)
  • Coastal Conservancy Moves Forward with Ecosystem Funding
    January, 2016 Ten projects to protect and restore coastal habitats and coastal watersheds up and down the State of California will be recommended to the board of the State Coastal Conservancy as part of the first round of funding from the Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014 (Proposition 1). These projects, detailed […] (Read more on Coastal Conservancy Moves...)
  • Leadership Conversation on Green Infrastructure
    Join us Friday, January 22 for a one-day leadership conversation on multiple-benefit green infrastructure. This event is going to highlight innovative projects in Los Angeles County and identify opportunities to integrate urban greening efforts and scale implementation. This discussion will convene national green infrastructure experts, state legislators, local policymakers, practitioners, and community leaders to consider […] (Read more on Leadership Conversation on...)
  • Job Announcement: Conservancy Project Development Specialist
    Final filing date is February 11, 2016. The State Coastal Conservancy is pleased to announce a job opening for Conservancy Project Development Specialist. For more details about the position and how to apply, please refer to the posting found here: scc.ca.gov/webmaster/ftp/pdf/job_bulletins/cpds_job_announcement_jan_2016.pdf (Read more on Job Announcement: Conservancy...)
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