California State Coastal Conservancy
The Coastal Conservancy offices are shut due to the Coronavirus related shelter-in-place in effect in California. All staff are working remotely; please email us for assistance.
All Californians are encouraged to follow the advice of the California Department of Public Health to prevent the spread of the virus.
For more information on working with the Conservancy in during the shelter-in-place, please see the message from our Executive Officer here. Please note that at this time, the Conservancy is only processing electronic invoices. Instructions on how to submit invoices electronically can be found here.
During this state of emergency, in lieu of accepting personal service of process, the State Coastal Conservancy commits to accepting service via a notice of acknowledgment and receipt (CCP section 415.30) if the notice and the papers being served are emailed to both: email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Coastal Conservancy is a State agency established in 1976 to protect and improve natural lands and waterways, help people access and enjoy the outdoors, and sustain local economies along the length of California’s coast and around San Francisco Bay.
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.
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: 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.
Grants: Information about current grant opportunities and resources for grant applicants are posted on this page.
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.
- Coastal Conservancy awards $2.4 million for Coastal Access, Restoration, and ProtectionOn January 21, 2021, the Board of the State Coastal Conservancy awarded nearly $2.4 million in grants to protects and restore the California coast and coastal watersheds, and increase public access to these resources. The grants included $130,000 to fill data gaps in the Conservation Lands Network through citizen science data collection events in severely […] (Read more on Coastal Conservancy awards...)
- RFP: Explore the Coast Grant Applications Due March 22, 2021The California State Coastal Conservancy (Conservancy) announces the availability of grants to public agencies, tribes and nonprofit organizations for programs that facilitate and enhance the public’s opportunities to explore California’s spectacular coast. The ocean, coast, and beaches have long been recognized and used as spaces of joy, relaxation, and healing for many Californians. The ability […] (Read more on RFP: Explore the...)
- Coastal Conservancy Public Zoom Meeting – January 2021Meeting Notice Douglas Bosco (Public Member), Chair Ann Notthoff (Public Member), Vice Chair Marce Gutiérrez-Graudiņš (Public Member) Joseph Alioto Jr. (Public Member) Wade Crowfoot, Secretary for Natural Resources; Bryan Cash (Designated) Stephen Padilla, Coastal Commission Chair; Susan Hansch (Designated) Keely Bosler, Director, Department of Finance; Gayle Miller (Designated) Senate Representatives Benjamin Allen (District 26) Assembly […] (Read more on Coastal Conservancy Public...)