Marine Protected Areas (MPA) Project


Charged with implementing the Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA), MPA Project staff work in a public-private partnership to support the planning and implementation of a statewide network of MPAs. Staff works in collaboration with multi-interest stakeholder groups, provides feedback on MPA proposals, works with inter-agency scientists and policymakers, provides public outreach, and assists the overall MLPA implementation process. Staff also works on the long-term evaluation, monitoring, and enforcement of MPAs.



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Marine Protected Area (MPA) Project