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. Download the Conservancy’s informational brochure here. Descarga el folleto informativo de la Conservancy en español aqui.

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.

Latest News

  • Coastal Conservancy Public Meeting in Santa Barbara – November 30
    Douglas Bosco (Public Member), Chair Sara Ramirez Giroux (Public Member) Ann Notthoff (Public Member) John Laird, Secretary for Natural Resources; Bryan Cash (Designated) Dayna Bochco, Coastal Commission Chair; Susan Hansch(Designated) Michael Cohen, Director, Department of Finance; Karen Finn (Designated) Senate Representatives Benjamin Allen (District 26) Anthony Cannella (District 12) Jerry Hill (District 13) Assembly Representatives […] (Read more on Coastal Conservancy Public...)
  • Coastal Conservancy Urban Greening projects benefit from CNRA Grants
    The California Natural Resources Agency (CNRA), parent agency of the State Coastal Conservancy, recently announced $76 million in funding for 39 green infrastructure projects through the state’s Urban Greening Program. Urban Greening projects use install nature based infrastructure in urban communities to reduce greenhouse gases by sequestering carbon, decreasing energy consumption and reducing vehicle miles […] (Read more on Coastal Conservancy Urban...)
  • Strategic Plan Final Draft Released
    The State Coastal Conservancy is currently in year five of our existing Strategic Plan and we are developing the Strategic Plan for 2018-2022. The purpose of the plan is to help the Conservancy prioritize its work, allocating both its staff resources and funding to projects that achieve its objectives. The final draft of the 2018 – […] (Read more on Strategic Plan Final...)
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