Ventura County

Ventura County

California is at risk now from impacts brought on by a changing climate. Rising sea levels have already begun to creep up California’s shores, bringing with them a host of problems for local communities. In coastal Ventura County alone, approximately 16,000 people own...
Santa Barbara County

Santa Barbara County

Santa Barbara County’s beautiful beaches, pristine coastline, and proximity to scenic trails and wilderness in the Los Padres National Forest makes the region beloved by residents and a must-see destination for tourists. In order to preserve these natural resources...
Monterey Bay

Monterey Bay

Monterey Bay’s iconic coastline and coastal habitats are threatened by the “coastal squeeze” between climate change induced sea level rise and human development. To protect Monterey Bay’s world-famous natural resources, communities must make difficult choices about...
California

California

California’s iconic coastline is threatened by the coastal squeeze between upland development and climate change induced sea level rise. The Nature Conservancy and partners are demonstrating the effectiveness of coastal resilience adaptation planning statewide through their engagements in Monterey Bay, and Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties.