Global Ocean Sampling Day is June 21st, 2015

Help take a snapshot of the global oceans on Ocean Sampling Day – Sunday, June 21, 2015. Your sample will be analyzed by genomic sequences to determine marine microbial biodiversity and function.See attachments or visit for more information. Kelly Goodwin of NOAA is the MyOSD Hub for Southern California: (Kelly Goodwin, La Jolla, CA; NOAA/SWFSC, 858 546 7142). RSVP by June 2, 2015.

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State of the Environment for South OC

The State of the Environment Report for the San Diego Region, or southern portion of Orange County, is now available. This report represents a commitment to periodically present a comprehensive picture of the quality of Orange County’s creeks, rivers, bays and coastal waters and the actions being taken by the Orange County Stormwater Program to protect and restore them.

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OC Environmental Data Portal Launched

OC Watersheds is pleased to announce the launch of a brand new data portal which will allow users to explore interactive maps and download a variety of geographic and environmental data for Orange County. Please visit to access the portal.
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