California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Draft MPA Proposals for the MLPA North Central Coast Study Region: Evaluations

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Various methods are being used to evaluate draft marine protected area (MPA) proposals for the MLPA North Central Coast Study Region. Evaluations of proposals are conducted relative to MLPA goals, science guidelines, and California Department of Fish and Game (CDFG) feasibility criteria. Potential impacts to commercial and recreational consumptive users are also evaluated.