Citizen Science for Stewardship of Coastal and Ocean Resources
Volunteers have submitted 45184 surveys to date.

The California MPA Watch program is implemented by ten different organizations throughout the state. For information regarding each of the participating programs, follow the links below. For questions regarding your local MPA Watch program, or to find out more about an organization, email the listed representative. 
For general questions please contact the statewide coordinator at
California Academy of Science
The California Academy of Science is a renowned scientific and educational institution, dedicated to exploring, explaining, and sustaining life on Earth.
Rebecca Johnson,
Greater Farallones Association
The Greater Farallones Association is dedicated to protecting Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary's wildlife and habitats through the development of a diverse community of informed and active ocean stewards.
Kirsten Lindquist,
Heal the Bay – Los Angeles County
Heal the Bay is an environmental nonprofit dedicated to making the coastal water and watersheds of Greater Los Angeles safe, healthy and clean.
Jenna Segal –

Los Angeles Waterkeeper - Los Angeles
Founded in 1993, Los Angeles Waterkeeper's mission is to protect and restore Santa Monica Bay, San Pedro Bay, and adjacent waters through enforcement, fieldwork, and community action.
Michael Quill,

Orange County Coastkeeper - Orange County
The mission of Orange County Coastkeeper is to protect and promote water resources that are swimmable, drinkable, fishable, and sustainable.
Ray Hiemstra,

Santa Barbara Channelkeeper - Santa Barbara County
Santa Barbara Channelkeeper's mission is to protect and restore the Santa Barbara Channel and its watersheds through science-based advocacy, education, field work and enforcement.
Penny Owens,
West Marin Environmental Action Committee - Marin County
The Environmental Action Committee of West Marin is dedicated to the protection and appreciation of West Marin's wild lands, wildlife, wilderness, watersheds, and rural character.
Morgan Patton,
WILDCOAST - San Diego County
WILDCOAST conserves coastal and marine ecosystems and wildlife.
Angela Kemsley,