The Revised Draft Ocean Litter Strategy is now available for public review and comment. Public comments on the document will be accepted through February 23, 2018. Comments should be submitted via email to email@example.com. The Revised Draft Strategy includes a section on OPC priorities to address ocean litter, as well as stakeholder goals, objectives, and actions to address ocean litter in California. The planning team will consider the comments made during this comment period, and the final Strategy will be circulated in early- to mid-April.
The OPC is pleased to announce 5 public workshops in support of the Proposition 1 Grant Program.
The California Ocean Protection Council, part of the California Natural Resources Agency, is pleased to announce a new solicitation for preliminary research proposals that address the OPC’s priority topic areas, under the competitive Proposition 84 funding program. The OPC Prop 84 webpage and related information can be found HERE. This competitive grant program is being administered by California Sea Grant College Program and the University of Southern California Sea Grant Program and the only way to submit a pre-proposal is through eSeaGrant. The solicitation for preliminary proposals opened on January 10, 2018 and closes with the application deadline on March 15, 2018.
On Wednesday, January 31, 2018, the Ocean Protection Council will hold a public meeting at 1 PM, at the Natural Resource Building Auditorium, 1416 Ninth Street in Sacramento. Additional information and staff recommendations will be available by January 19, 2018.
The California Ocean Protection Council, part of the California Natural Resources Agency, is pleased to announce a new solicitation for grant proposals for projects benefiting California’s ocean and coast, made possible with funding from Proposition 1.
Applicants should carefully review the OPC Proposition 1 Grant Guidelines, the Grant Proposal Solicitation and Application Instructions, and the forms and templates found on the OPC’s Prop 1 webpage. The OPC Prop 1 webpage and all related documents can be found HERE.
The priority issue areas for this round of Proposition 1 funding are: marine managed areas; coastal and ocean water quality impacts; fisheries; and climate change adaptation. The OPC also encourages applications for wetland and other coastal habitat restoration projects such as those typically funded with Proposition 1 funding. See the Grant Guidelines and Grant Proposal Solicitation for more details on funding priorities. Applications are due February 23, 2018.