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The California Coastal Coalition (CalCoast™) publishes  The CalCoast™ WAVE  weekly without charge to readers around the world. We have been publishing a weekly e-newsletter since 1997 and we now reach more than 3,200 readers. Each edition of  The CalCoast™ WAVE  includes important news articles and op-eds, as well as announcements about grants, fellowships, conferences, meetings, and employment opportunities. We encourage readers to forward  The CalCoast™ WAVE  to friends and colleagues and to send us news tips, announcements, events, and employment opportunities. 
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Grants for Shoreline Erosion Control and Public Beach Restoration Projects
California State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW), is now accepting grant applications for shoreline erosion control and public beach restoration projects. DBW will review grant applications for potential funding in the state's fiscal year 2021/22 budget. Application instructions and additional information can be found here
DBW expects to accept online and hard copy applications for funding through these programs this year. More details about the online option will be available on DBW's web site soon. Federal, state, and local government agencies are eligible to apply for these grants. The deadline for DBW to receive applications for FY 2021/22 funding is Monday, December 16, 2019. 

Highlights from the Articles and Content Below:  

  •  Martin's Beach - The Public Taking that Almost Was, and Still May Be
  • Trump Asks Court to Toss California Auto Emissions Lawsuit
  • Rep. Duncan Hunter to plead guilty in campaign finance scandal, leave Congress
  • Opinion: Newsom picks fish over farms, but still gets brickbats
  • Kamala Harris quits presidential race - what it means for California
  • California Department of Water Resources Announces Initial State Water Project Allocation
  • Sperm whale found dead with 220 pounds of litter inside it
  • District tax could help fund erosion project
  • Great Barrier Reef world heritage values damaged by climate change, government admits

For a list of current grant opportunities, please click here.

Coastal Commission News
Federal Government
State Government
Drought, Water, & Wetlands News
Beach & Coastal News
Local Government News
Climate Change & Environmental News

For a list of current announcements, please click here.

Employment Opportunities

For a list of current employment opportunities, please click here.

For a list of conferences and meetings, as well as a digital calendar of events, please click here.

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

3132 Avenida Alcor | Carlsbad, CA 92009