Marine Protected Areas conserve the diversity and abundance of marine life, the habitats they depend on and the integrity of marine ecosystems. California's remarkable MPA system protects the productivity, wildness and beauty of our coast and ocean.
This segment of Sound Ecology highlights regional marine conservation.
The Pacific marten and the fisher play important roles in the ecological health of forests. These two mammals are highlighted in this segment of Sound Ecology. Local Research Ecologist Bill Zielinski wrote this segment.