Marine Protected Areas
Dive into Central Coast Marine Protected Areas:
The Ocean Connects Us All
Dive into Central Coast Marine Protected Areas, LIVE! MPAs are much like underwater parks. These fascinating underwater worlds are full of surprises and wonder...so let the adventure begin!
Take a trip to the beautiful San Luis Obispo coast and discover how MPAs are much like underwater parks! Just like land parks, MPAs allow for the protection of entire ecosystems and provide amazing spaces to play!
Students will become community scientists as they explore MPAs with California State Park Interpreter Robin Hazard. Discover how scientists learn about the ocean and marine life through research and monitoring. Through this better understanding of our ocean, we are better able to protect it.
Enjoy this interactive, virtual journey and learn ways that we can protect the ocean every single day. Discover how the ocean connects us all!
Keep reading to discover our On-Demand programs and K-12 educational resources from the Central Coast Marine Protected Areas!
The MPAs of San Luis Obispo County -Morro Bay & Point Buchon
The MPAs of San Luis Obispo County -Cambria & Piedras Blancas
Morro Bay's MPAs
Available Teacher Resources
Marine Protected Area Coloring Book
Talking Trash & Taking Action Activity Guide
MPA Habitats & Species Poster
Map of the Marine Protected Areas on the
San Luis Obispo Coast!