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

16 November 2011 to 17 November 2011
Costa Mesa, CA

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.



Meeting Location

SCCWRP (Southern California Coastal Water Research Project)
3535 Harbor Blvd., Suite 110
Costa Mesa, CA 92626


For more information and interest in participating and/or partnering, please contact:

Bryant Chesney (NOAA Fisheries Southwest Habitat Conservation Division):, (562) 980-4037

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

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