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

  • Coastal Conservancy Public Meeting in Carmel – December 3, 2015
    Douglas Bosco (Public Member), Chair Sara Ramirez Giroux (Public Member) Ann Notthoff (Public Member) Peter Sadowski (Public Member) John Laird, Secretary for Natural Resources; Bryan Cash (Designated) Steve Kinsey, 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 […] (Read more on Coastal Conservancy Public...)
  • Initial 100 Year CoSMoS Results Released!
    We are pleased to announce that the initial 100 year storm results from the U.S. Geological Survey’s (USGS) Coastal Storm Modeling System (CoSMoS) are now available for download for the Los Angeles region. The Coastal Conservancy funded this project to provide the most complete information on the likely impacts of storms, combined with other factors such as tides, […] (Read more on Initial 100 Year...)
  • Job Announcement: Chief Counsel I CEA position
    Final Filing Date: November 20, 2015 The State Coastal Conservancy is pleased to announce a job opening for its Chief Counsel I CEA position. Please see the job announcement for the job description and how to apply. (Read more on Job Announcement: Chief...)
  • Proposition 1 Grants
    The Coastal Conservancy announces Round 2 of its grant program using Proposition 1 bond funds. For this second competitive grant round, the Conservancy invites project proposals that will protect and enhance anadromous fish habitat. Link to the complete Proposal Solicitation.  A Word version of the application is available here. Proposals for Round 2 are due […] (Read more on Proposition 1 Grants...)
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