Ocean Litter Strategy Webinar Recording Available!
The Ocean Protection Council and the NOAA Marine Debris Program co-hosted a webinar for the California Ocean Litter Prevention Strategy (Strategy) implementation process on December 9, 2019. We are pleased to announce that the webinar recording is now available! The webinar featured guest presentations from:
- Samantha Sommer of Clean Water Fund on the Unpackaging Alameda Project
- Diana Lin of the San Francisco Estuary Institute on the San Francisco Bay Microplastics Project
- Laura Ingulsrud of the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary on Sanctuary Shoreline Cleanups with commercial lobster fishermen.
Angela Howe of California Surfrider provided an update on legislative activity both in and outside of California.
Overall, 22 progress reports were provided for action items in the Strategy during this reporting period, out of 32 actions with a lead organization that committed to progress reporting.
Finally, the first in-person implementation workshop for the Strategy is being planned for June 24-25, 2020 in Los Angeles. Please watch the webinar recording for the details, and additional resources are available on the OPC website.