For the Press
This page is a resource for reporters covering the Marine Life Protection Act Initiative process. For general press inquiries, contact Nicole Lampe, 415-341-4521. She can put you in touch with people working to create marine protected areas in your local media market, scientists, and other ocean experts.
News CoverageRead in-depth articles and opinion pieces on our news page.
Press Kits and Fact SheetsPlease download a press packet for the latest information on southern California's soon to be implemented network of marine protected areas, and in depth information on the MPAs that dot the coast between Santa Barbara and Mendocino.
South Coast Press Kit
South Coast Detail Maps
Central California's Marine Protected Areas Fact Sheet
Map of North Central Coast Marine Protected Areas
Map of Central California's Marine Protected Areas
North Coast Community Plan
South Coast ContactsSanta Barbara:
Ecosystem Program Coordinator, Southern California, Ocean Conservancy
Marine Conservation Coordinator, Santa Barbara Channelkeeper (MPA Watch)
Staff Scientist, Heal the Bay (MPA Watch)
Associate Director of Programs, Orange County Coastkeeper
California Policy Manager
North Coast ContactJennifer Savage
North Coast Coordinator, Ocean Conservancy
Central Coast ContactBrad Hunt
Program Manager, The Otter Project (MPA Watch)
North Central Coast ContactBob Breen
Naturalist, Fitzgerald Marine Reserve