Mapping Tools

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Central Coast Wetland Mapper

The Central Coast Wetland Mapper is an Internet-based, interactive, GIS planning tool that provides descriptive and spatial wetland and watershed data for California’s Central Coast. This tool...Read More

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California Rapid Assessment Method (CRAM)

The California Rapid Assessment Method is an assessment tool that provides information about the condition of a wetland and the stressors that affect it. Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, the...Read More

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California Statewide Wetlands Inventory Initiative

The California Statewide Wetlands Inventory Initiative is updating U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s National Wetlands Inventory data throughout the state. Quadrangles will be updated for the...Read More

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SIMoN Interactive Maps

The Sanctuary Integrated Monitoring Network (SIMoN) has several useful interactive maps that hold a huge amount of information on water quality monitoring, ocean habitat and west coast...Read More

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City of Watsonville Stormwater

This map is put up by the City of Watsonville Public Works and Utilities Department. It shows the location of stormwater management sites, with images and information available. This map must be...Read More

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Marine Map Decision Support Tool

MarineMap is an online mapping tool developed to assist in the design of marine protected areas (MPAs) in the Marine Life Protection Act Initiative process. The focus is on the south central coast...Read More

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California EcoAtlas-Central Coast

The Central Coast Wetlands Group has populated EcoAtlas (formerly Wetland Tracker) with information on restoration projects through out the central coast. The information includes location, size,...Read More

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Conservation Lands Network Explorer

The Conservation Lands Network is a five-year science-based study by over 125 organizations and individuals tasked to identify the most essential lands needed to...Read More

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California 303 (d) impaired waterbodies

This very important mapping tool provides users with information on water quality impairments across the State. On October 11, 2011, EPA issued its final decision regarding the waters EPA added...Read More

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Santa Cruz Water Quality

This site displays the most recent water quality data available for Santa Cruz. In some cases sites are not all sampled on the same day.

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Conservation Assessment of West Coast Estuaries

The Nature Conservancy recently completed this site. It offers a map viewer of 146 West Coast estuaries and their catchments. You can also view and access the underlying data supporting this...Read More

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Conservation Action Tracker

This site shares information about conservation projects on the Central Coast...Read More