Thank You Ocean

The ocean takes care of us. Let's return the favor. California has 1,100 miles of shoreline, ranging from dramatic cliffs to sandy beaches. Learn more about ways you can celebrate the ocean and help protect this valuable resource.

Decisions you make have an impact on the health of our coast and ocean.

Link to and watch a moving public service announcement. Listen to upcoming podcasts, posted twice monthly, about marine debris, marine protected areas, and the West Coast Governors' Agreement on Ocean Health. is a partnership between California State Resources Agency and NOAA's National Marine Sanctuaries Program, operated by California Ocean Communicators Alliance.