Publications

The following publications are available from the Coastal Conservancy. Write to California Coastal Conservancy, 1330 Broadway, 13th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612. For information call: (510) 286-1015.

California Coast & Ocean. A quarterly magazine, originally titled WaterfrontAge, published with funding from the Coastal Conservancy from 1985 to 2009. It was the only periodical entirely dedicated to coverage and analysis of vital trends and events affecting California’s coast. See www.coastandocean.org for on-line issues. Update 2010: The Coastal Conservancy now offers an online digital archive of all print issues.

California State Coastal Conservancy Strategic Plan 2007 Coastal Conservancy 2007, 82 pp. You may also download a copy in Adobe PDF format

California’s Coastal and Estuarine Land Conservation Program -DRAFT (CELCP). Coastal Conservancy 2005, 65 pp. (4MB pdf format) This draft plan will be updated by the end of 2010.

Completing the California Coastal Trail. Coastal Conservancy 2003, 60 pp. Download in Adobe PDF format (11.6MB)

Annual Report. Coastal Conservancy. Annually, 1979-1998.

The Coastal Wetlands of San Diego County. By Laurel Marcus. Coastal Conservancy. 1989, 64 pp. Download in Adobe PDF format (6 MB)

Design Guidelines for Tidal Wetland Restoration in San Francisco Bay. By Philip Williams & Associates, Ltd., and P.M. Faber (2004) The Bay Institute and California State Coastal Conservancy, 83 pp. Download Report (3.6MB) and Figures in Adobe PDF format (50MB)

Evaluation of Agricultural Land Trusts. By Don Coppock and Lisa Ames. Coastal Conservancy. 1989, 86 pp.

Evaluation of Coastal Conservancy Enhancement Projects 1978-1992. Coastal Conservancy. 1993. Out of print.

Happy Trails to You: How to Accept and Manage Offers to Dedicate Access Easements. By Brenda Buxton. Coastal Conservancy and Coastal Commission. 1997, 20 pp.

Limitations on Liability for Nonprofit Land Managers. By Marcia Grimm and James L. Pierce. Coastal Conservancy and Coastal Commission. 1997, 20 pp.

San Francisco Bay Shoreline Guide, 2nd Edition. A California Coastal Conservancy book, published by the University of California Press. Full color, extensively illustrated with detailed maps and directions to the entire Bay Trail and shoreline. 2012, 237 pp. Available for purchase from ABAG.

Watershed Planning Guide. By Kate J. Goodnight. Coastal Conservancy. 2000, 17pp. Download in Adobe PDF format (0.3MB)

Wetlands of the Los Angeles River Watershed: Profiles and Restoration Opportunities. By Sean Woods. Coastal Conservancy. 2000, 142 pp.

A Wheelchair Rider’s Guide: Los Angeles and Orange County Coast. By Erick and Elisa Mikiten. Coastwalk and Coastal Conservancy. 2001, 108 pp. Click here for an interactive version of the guide. Click here for a downloadable PDF version of the guide (3.7MB)

A Wheelchair Rider’s Guide: San Francisco Bay and Nearby Coast. By Bonnie Lewkowicz. Published by the Coastal Conservancy Association. 2006. Click here for a downloadable PDF version of the guide (4.2MB)

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    The Conservancy announces a new Climate Ready grant solicitation; applications are due July 2, 2018. Climate Ready grants fund nature-based solutions for climate adaptation. Projects in this round will be funded by the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund, and must facilitate greenhouse gas emission reductions. These grants seek to support projects located in and benefiting disadvantaged communities. The […] (Read more on Climate Ready Grants...)
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    Saturday, June 2, 2018, is National Trails Day!  We hope you’ll celebrate the day on the California Coastal Trail.  The CCT has something for everyone, from sandy beaches to windswept bluffs.  It’s a great spot for a hike or a stroll, or just to enjoy the view. You can find trail information and maps on […] (Read more on National Trails Day...)
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    The Conservancy announces a new Proposition 1 Grant Solicitation, applications are due June 8, 2018.  Conservancy Proposition 1 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. The solicitation document and application materials are posted here. (Read more on Coastal Conservancy Prop...)
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