The What, Where, and When of Southern California’s Network of Marine Protected Areas
Agencies like NOAA and California’s Department of Fish and Game have created maps, guides, and other resources allowing the public to find MPAs and learn what regulations are in place:
Follow these links to explore the South Coast network of MPAs.
- Find MPAs and learn the regulations that govern them
- Locate MPAs and learn regulations “on the go” with your smartphone using this app from California’s Department of Fish and Game
- Report documenting preliminary results MPA monitoring in the Channel Islands
- To receive a hardcopy guide to Southern California’s MPAs, send an e-mail to MLPAcomments@dfg.ca.gov