3760 State Coastal Conservancy
Program Descriptions


The Coastal Resource Development Program:
  • Preserves coastal agricultural land.
  • Assists in the design or redesign of subdivisions and waterfronts to encourage appropriate public/private development and use.
  • Protects and provides public access ways to the coastal and bay-shore lands with high scenic, recreational or habitat value.
  • Acquires important coastal resource lands for eventual conveyance to public agencies or qualified nonprofit organizations.
  • Enhances the capacity and performance of government programs to meet the goals of the California Ocean Protection Act (COPA).
  • Improves the understanding of ocean and coastal ecosystems.
  • Promotes ocean and coastal awareness and stewardship.