Coastal Habitat Conservation in a Changing Climate: Strategies and Tools for Southern California

Rocks and cactus
Nov. 16 to Nov. 18, 2011

5:00 pm MST

Costa Mesa, CA
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Workshop Goals

  • Provide coastal habitat managers in the Southern California region with tools, information and strategies for incorporating climate change into the conservation of coastal habitats.
  • Identify core gaps/barriers/needs to better incorporate and respond to climate change in conservation of coastal habitats.


Workshop participants will:

  1. Identify and prioritize key climate impacts for coastal habitats in the region.
  2. Examine various tools, best practices, and specific examples for assessing vulnerability and taking action to promoting resilience and adaptation of coastal habitats in a changing climate.
  3. Initiate development of collaborative conservation strategies for coastal habitats that incorporate and respond to climate change information.
  4. Identify priority needs and possible solutions for improving conservation of coastal habitats in a changing climate.




Amber Moore (NOAA Fisheries Office of Habitat Conservation):, (301) 427-8619

Adrienne Antoine (NOAA Climate Program): (, (301) 734-1201