California MPA Education & Outreach Needs Assessment

MPA Education and Outreach Needs Assessment

The CA MPA Needs Assessment survey, meant to identify strategic gaps and priorities for MPA Outreach & Education across CA, was conducted in Spring & Summer of 2018.  Over 230 responses were collected from surveys, interviews and site visits across a range of audiences including Federal & local governments, NGOs, academic and research institutions, anglers, non-consumptive recreational users, tourism outlets, docents, volunteers and more! The insights provided by the survey have been invaluable in understanding the effectiveness, needs & strengths of MPA education and outreach across the state.

The full report contains key findings, recommendations for addressing needs and more!

Download it by clicking the link below!

The mission of the California’s Marine Protected Areas Education and Outreach Initiative is to enhance MPA education through enduring partnerships to empower Californians to protect what they know and love.