9:00 AMOrange County Coastal CoalitionThe County of Orange developed the Orange County Coastal Coalition as a means to coordinate and share information related to the coast. The Orange County Coastal Coalition is an association of local, regional, state and federal agencies, non-profit organizations, private industry and the public whose role is to advocate, educate and coordinate activities along the Orange County coast.
To develop regional management strategies to preserve, protect, and enhance coastal resources and surface waters throughout Orange County. A watershed approach considers the entire geographic area that a watercourse drains to address a broad range of issues.
WHAT IS A WATERSHED?
A watershed is the geographic area draining into a river system, ocean or other body of water through a single outlet and includes the receiving waters. Watersheds are usually bordered and/or separated from other watersheds by mountain ridges or other naturally elevated areas.