The mission of the California Coastal Commission is:

Mission: “To preserve and restore the biodiversity and health of California’s coastal and marine ecosystems.”

The California Coastal Commission (CCC) operates its model Community-Based Restoration and Education Program here at Upper Newport Bay, performing actual habitat restoration and providing “Digging In” workshops for non-profits and other organizations that have established or would like to establish community-based restoration programs. For information contact:

Matt Yurko, Restoration Education Program Manager
600C Shellmaker Rd.
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Phone (949) 640 0286
Email myurko@coastal.ca.gov