California State Coastal Conservancy
“I stand unequivocally in solidarity with the fight for racial justice and equity, and the end of oppression of Black people. Our agency is working to understand the role we have played as a government agency in a system that perpetuates racial inequality, and how, through allyship and the fulfillment of our mission, we can support Black, Indigenous, and People of Color. We recognize and value our community-based partner organizations and grantees that are committing their time and hearts to advancing racial equity.
We will work to bring the change that we want to see in this country into our own institution and our work across California.”
– Sam Schuchat, Executive Officer, 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: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
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 Nearly $18 Million for Coastal Restoration, Preservation and Public AccessBoard approves funding for land acquisitions, accessways, wharf repairs Oakland, CA – Today, the Board of the California State Coastal Conservancy awarded $17.9 million to 18 projects to protect and restore the California coast and San Francisco Bay, and increase public access to these natural resources. Among these grants was $5 million to […] (Read more on Coastal Conservancy Awards...)
- Joseph M. Alioto Jr. Appointed as Conservancy MemberJoseph M. Alioto Jr, 48, of San Francisco, has been appointed to the California State Coastal Conservancy. Alioto Jr. has been a sole practitioner at Joseph Alioto Law since 2020, specializing in antitrust, whistleblower and civil rights cases. He was a partner at Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, LLP from 2019 to 2020. He served as […] (Read more on Joseph M. Alioto...)
- Coastal Conservancy Public Zoom Meeting – June 18Meeting Notice Douglas Bosco (Public Member), Chair Ann Notthoff (Public Member), Vice Chair Marce Gutiérrez-Graudinš (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) Bill Monning (District 17) Jerry Hill […] (Read more on Coastal Conservancy Public...)