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 and Notices: 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 public notices and information about other public meetings held by the Conservancy.

SCC/OPC Project Viewer

SCC Project Viewer

Latest News

  • Proposition 1 Grants – Round 4
    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 June 30, 2016. Applicants must […] (Read more on Proposition 1 Grants...)
  • NWF Releases New Report on Natural Defenses
    Today, the National Wildlife Federation released a new report that highlights how nature can protect communities from hurricanes, floods, and wildfires, entitled: ‘Natural Defenses in Action: Harnessing Nature to Protect our Communities.” Download the report here: http://www.nwf.org/~/media/PDFs/Global-Warming/Reports/NWF_Natural-Defenses-in-Action_Report.ashx (Read more on NWF Releases New...)
  • The Conservancy at 40: San Mateo County Coast
    The San Mateo County Coast is only minutes from one of the largest metropolitan areas in the state, and people making the short drive from San Francisco or San Jose are always surprised by how, all of a sudden, there’s so much green space on the coast! The open rolling hills look effortlessly “natural,” but […] (Read more on The Conservancy at...)
  • Conservancy Project Development Analyst II
    Conservancy Project Development Analyst II There is an exciting opportunity for one to join the State Coastal Conservancy as a Conservancy Project Development Analyst II.  The incumbent performs work in planning, development, and implementation of projects, and in acquisition and development of San Francisco Bay Area properties to protect and restore the California Coast and […] (Read more on Conservancy Project Development...)
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