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CALCOAST Restoring California's Coast and Watersheds
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Issue: 100617 October 6, 2017




 





 






 
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Grants
FUNDING OPPORTUNITY - MPA Monitoring Program

Seeking a grantee to work in collaboration with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, the California Ocean Protection Council, and the MPA Statewide Leadership Team, to develop a set of well-supported recommendations for long-term monitoring indicators and locations that will allow the effects of the MPA Network to be determined on key sectors of the coastal economy focused on commercial and recreational fishing and coastal recreation.

The full Request for Qualifications includes application instructions.
 
Coastal Commission News
Petition calls for Del Mar to part ways with its city manager

 

 



Policy & Political News

 
48 Environmental Rules on the Way Out Under Trump
 
How a new California law could kill a 30-year-old rule that slowed development in Los Angeles

Poll: Majority opposes repealing gas tax increases in California

Bill to ease water measuring regs awaits Brown's signature

Drought, Water & Wetlands News



Beach & Coastal News Coastal  
Local Government News Local_Gov_News
Climate Change & Environmental News



The Weird Way That Climate Change Could Make Earthquakes Worse

After 20 years, California's whale tail license plates remain one of state's most successful environmental programs ever
Announcements Announcements
Save the date for the North American Carbon World (NACW) 2018 conference
April 4-6 - San Francisco, California

Details will soon be available here.

BOEM to publish final rule governing negotiated noncompetitive agreements for sand, gravel and shell resources

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) today announced final regulations that define the process used by its Marine Minerals Program for issuing negotiated, noncompetitive agreements for sand, gravel, and shell
resources on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). Read more here.   
Events Events
Join us in Northern California to learn about forest carbon opportunities, October 30 - November 2 
 
The Climate Action Reserve Forest Team is going on tour! Please join us to learn about how you can tap into the carbon market to support your land management goals. Come hear about the latest protocol updates and our new accounting and management tools designed to increase access to the carbon market for all landowner types. Join us at a city near you for information and discussion, local wines and beers, appetizers, and great company. Please RSVP via the website.

Environmental Justice Follow-up Discussion on October 11, 2017

As part of its next regularly scheduled Board meeting on Wednesday, October 11, the San Diego Water Board will conduct a follow-up discussion to its June 10 Environmental Justice (EJ) Symposium in Barrio Logan. The agenda for the October 11, 2017 Board meeting, and all agenda materials for Agenda Item 12, can be found on the website.

Climate Action Plan Update - County of San Diego (Planning & Development Services)
 
The San Diego County Planning Commission has scheduled an informational meeting to discuss the Draft San Diego County Climate Action Plan (CAP). The purpose of the October 20th, 2017 meeting is for staff to provide an update and review the draft Greenhouse Gas Reduction Strategies and Measures ahead of a formal Planning Commission Hearing early next year. No action will be taken on this matter at this meeting.  
 
The meeting will be held at the County Operations Center Conference Center Hearing Room, 5520 Overland Avenue, San Diego, 92123 at 9:00 am; a live stream can be found online. 
   
2D HEC-RAS  Modeling Workshop 
October 17-19, 2017
 
This intensive 3-day workshop prepares water resources professionals to use the HEC-RAS (Hydrologic Engineering Center River Analysis System) for modeling two-dimensional (2D) unsteady flow applications. Participants will learn how to approach and construct a 2D model for unsteady flow conditions, and to effectively view and analyze results. Click Here to Register
 
Film & Lecture Series: The Edge
October 26
 
  Join Kim Steinhardt and Gary Griggs as they discuss their new book,  The Edge: The Pressured Past and Precarious Future of California's Coast.  Everything is fair game in conversation for these two popular speakers, from personal adventure to science, nature, conservation policy, history, and more. Buy tickets online.  
Employment Opportunities Jobs
For more information about positions listed here and positions listed in previous editions of the WAVE, visit CalCoast's Employment 
 
OPC is hiring an Environmental Scientist 
 
The California Ocean Protection Council (OPC) is hiring an Environmental Scientist for its climate change program. 
 
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Project Manager  
Carlsbad, CA, US 
 
Permanent position in Carlsbad Ca. PM stays in office mostly but visits jobsite as needed maybe a day a week, there are strong jobsite Superintendents on site.

Senior Program Manager
Long Beach, CA
 
 The Long Beach Water Department has an immediate opening fora full-time permanent Senior Program Manager. The selected candidate will work under the direction of the Manager of Engineering overseeing Pipeline Infrastructure.The Senior Program Manager provides guidance and direction to the technical and administrative staff responsible for the Long Beach Water Department's Capital Improvement Program.
You have received this e-newsletter from the California Coastal Coalition (CalCoast™), a non-profit advocacy group comprised of 35 coastal cities; five counties; SANDAG, BEACON and SCAG; private sector partners and NGO's, committed to protecting and restoring California's coastline through beach sand restoration, increasing the flow of natural sediment, wetlands recovery, improved water quality, watershed management and the reduction of marine debris and plastic pollution. When possible, we try to post articles that are not protected by pay walls.  
 
 
Steven Aceti, JD
Executive Director,
California Coastal Coalition

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