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Revision as of 20:02, 2 April 2018

A watershed-related issue examined by the ENVS 560/L Watershed Systems class at CSUMB.

The California State Coastal Conservancy Jurisdiction picture from the California Coastal Conservancy website[2]

Summary

The Coastal Conservancy is a non-regulatory state agency whose goal is to protect and improve natural lands and waterways. This effort is to help people get to and enjoy the outdoors and to sustain local economies along the coast. The Conservancy implements statewide resource plans. Two of the Conservancy website's highlighted projects are the California Water Action Plan and the Wildlife Action Plan. [1]

Areas of focus:

Location

...Name the smallest watershed (or other applicable region) within which the issue occurs...

Resource/s at stake

...What environmental resource/s are at stake?...

Stakeholders

...Who are the stakeholders in the watershed? e.g. agencies, non-profits, associations...

Laws, policies, & regulations

...What laws, policies, and/or regulations are involved?...

Systems

... What elements of the biophysical system are/were involved?...

Science

...What scientific studies are or would be relevant / already completed?...

Tools

...What analytical (e.g. modeling) tools were or could be used?...

Future research

...What knowledge gaps remain?...

...Suggest a CWSP MS thesis topic that could contribute to the issue...

...Suggest a topic for a hypothetical study that had unlimited resources...

References

  1. State of California Coastal Conservancy Website - About the Conservancy [1]

Related Links

[California Coastal Conservancy]

Disclaimer

This page may contain students's work completed as part of assigned coursework. It may not be accurate. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion or policy of CSUMB, its staff, or students.