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Open House: What is happening right off our coast?

July 29, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join AltaSea at their campus to hear from guests speakers Linda Chilton and Michelle Horeczko, who will be discussing, What is that happening right off our coast?

Michelle Horeczko at California Department of Fish and Wildlife Marine Region presents Sustainable Fisheries and Marine Resources along the California coast.

California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Mission is to manage California’s diverse fish, wildlife, and plant resources, and the habitats upon which they depend, for their ecological values and for their use and enjoyment by the public.

The Marine Region is one of 7 geographic management regions in the State and encompasses waters along the entire coastline out to 200 miles offshore. CDFW’s Marine Region is responsible for sustainably managing California’s marine resources under authority of the statutes and regulations created by the CA Legislature, Fish and Game Commission, and the Pacific Fishery Management Council.

Linda Chilton at USC Sea Grant Education Programs Manager and LA MPA Collaborative Co-Chair, discusses local marine protected areas, their importance, and the research in process within these local protected areas.

USC Sea Grant contributes to solving the problems of the Urban Ocean, while recognizing the opportunities for coastal commerce, recreation and improving the quality of life in coastal regions such as Southern California.

The Los Angeles MPA Collaborative channels broad and diverse perspectives to build ocean resilience and promote the cultural, recreational, and ecological value of Los Angeles County’s marine protected areas.



July 29, 2023
10:00 am - 12:30 pm


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AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles
2451 Signal St
Los Angeles, CA 90731 United States
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